Health

Your Social Distancing Survival Guide

We are going to get through this together. By Ava Marshall As of Monday, March 30, 2020, the United States has nearly 141,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and 2,405 deaths. This new infection has shaken the world, commanding us to stop our normal day-to-day and practice social distancing […]

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Health

Not OK? Find Help in a Click.

When now 18-year-old mental health advocate Hannah Lucas was 15, she along with her younger brother Charlie, created an app that helps those who are in need and allows them to say, “I’m not OK.” Words and Photos** By Brianna Moné Check on your strong friend. Check on your stressed-out friend. Check on your happy […]

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Health, Holidays

When the Most Wonderful Time of the Year … Isn’t

By Brianna Moné If you’ve experienced the loss of a loved one, your parents’ divorce, or another change in your family dynamic, it can be hard to navigate what’s supposed to be the happiest season of all. Turn to this guide whenever you’re feeling overwhelmed with emotions and not sure how you’ll make it through […]

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Features, Health

The Republicans’ War on Women Still Rages

Let’s keep things all the way 100. What went down on the hill today (Jan. 5) was a straight up attack on women’s health and reproductive rights. House Speaker Paul Ryan stated that Republicans will completely defund Planned Parenthood as a part of their plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (AKA “Obamacare”), leaving a […]

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Black Lives Matter, Health

Stay Woke + Well

It’s been less than 24 hours (at the time of publishing) since Donald Trump — a racist, homophobic, Islamaphobic, liar — became the president-elect. Witnessing this campaign, along with countless other race-based traumas that have been captured on video, gone viral, and sparked national and international outrage over the past few years, can be psychologically […]

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Health

“I Had This Disease That Nobody Understood”

Editor’s Note: Sadly, we learned Bri lost her battle with sickle cell in the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 9, 2019. We’re honored we were able to share her story with you all. Please visit the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America for more information on this condition and how you can help raise […]

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