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My Experience With Depression

Trezna Moore, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

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I started showing signs of depression in elementary. I didn’t want to be around the other kids because I was too sad. I just wanted to be alone all the time. However, at that point I personally thought that I was being over-d...

Advice To My Freshman Self

Arianna Doungmala, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

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“Get your work done then laugh, because senior year you won’t be laughing if your work isn’t done,'' said Luis Morales, senior. Many seniors have regretted what they did when they were freshman. I have heard coun...

Oily or Combo Skin? Pick Your Poison

Brianna Plascencia, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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After dealing with acne for years, upperclassmen share some advice on how to battle acne depending on the type of skin they have. There are five different skin types but the most common seem to be oily and combo. These two sk...

MoVal’s Dreamers: No Life After College

Fernanda Ortega, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

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“Being an undocumented student is different than being an undocumented immigrant adult,” stated Sayani Partida, senior. “It’s like you grew up here, this is the life you know, and for some reason, you don’t fit in.” ...

Derealization Disorder

Tabitha Solis, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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With any disorder, it is common to have your parents doubt how serious the impact of the disorder can have on you. Derealization is described as “a feeling that one's surroundings are not real, especially as a symptom of menta...

Missed Phone Calls, Missed Moments

Anonymous

February 12, 2019

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“It was an average day, I wasn’t expecting to get a phone call,” said Precious. “I never know when he will be able to contact me so it slips my mind.” She missed that phone call. She knows that everyday when her dad...

Living On the Other Side

Pedro Tapia-Hernandez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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Its college application time at all high schools. Most students have it easy and don't think twice about applying to college. Jenny Muroz, senior ( whose name has been changed) gets reminded of her legal status, as she is not...

Living With a Physical Disability

Fabiola Reyes, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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It’s 7th grade and everything is changing - a new school, new friends and new changes to your body. To top it off, Stephanie is not only going through these changes, but also others that sometimes make her feel like an outcast. ...

A Mother of Teen Mothers

Fernanda Ortega, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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¨The most stressful things were the doctor appointments,” said Anne. “They would ask me if I had talked to my girls about safe sex. They made me feel like I was responsible… and I did.¨ Anne was on her way to take...

Me, Myself, and My Anxiety

Jonathan Orozco, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

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“I don't like sh*t. I don't like going outside, and I don't like speaking to people. I am surprised I am talking to you,”  Earl Jackson, freshman (whose name has been changed) has had social anxiety since eighth grade. ...

An Invisible Battle

Angela Munoz, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

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It’s a Friday night and Emma (who’s name has been changed) is taking two highly concentrated laxatives because she thinks it will “clear out the past week’s mistakes.”  She can’t take them during the week because sh...

Rejection Can Hurt, But Don’t Let the Hurt Win

Trezna Moore, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

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Whether it is a job interview, a college application or someone saying no to an intimate question, we have all been rejected. Rejection is a part of life, but how much does it really affect our health? That feeling, that ...

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