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Mental health courses spread awareness

Mental health courses spread awareness

Annika Brown, Business Editor

February 13, 2019

Mental illness and teen suicide rates are sharply rising. Concerns with the negative effects of social media, bullying in schools and school shootings have prompted parents and educators to think about offering mental health classes in high schools. Mental health courses should be an option in high schoo...

Know your rights: guide to exercising First Amendment

Know your rights: guide to exercising First Amendment

Hannah Boardman, Print Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2018

In the weeks following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida there have been a wide variety of responses to the tragedy. Some have been through thoughts and prayers, some have been through social media, but the biggest by far has been the steady stream of marches and walkouts in schools ...

Security guards should be armed

Security guards should be armed

Tyler Hagberg, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2014

Recently more school shootings are occurring and the government is not doing anything to stop it.  Protecting banks and most government buildings with armed guards is a priority to ensure that nothing happens. Sure some banks get robbed but it greatly decreases how often that happens. Twenty years ...

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