The sun is beginning to shine again, school is back in person (for those who choose to be), and we can feel summer on its way. After a long, difficult year full of uncertainty, summer seems to give us all the hope and relief that we will finally be able to take a breath. While..
As of April 15th, it was announced that all Californians ages 16 and up can make appointments to receive their COVID vaccine through myturn.ca.gov or other ways, such as through the CDC's VaccineFinder or one's private health insurance. Now that many people have started receiving their first dose, what can they do now? First off,..
As teenagers, we are constantly living in a virtual, social media-submerged bubble of Instagram posts and TikToks. While we all scroll mindlessly through explore pages, we are exposed to images of these unrealistic body types, faces, and lifestyles. There is an extremely damaging impact on us as young teenagers when we see things that we..
*Note: this article talks about eating disorders. If you may get triggered by this topic, I highly suggest you click away. Please read at your own discretion. Although the isolation of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, many studies have shown that eating disorders have been exacerbated by the social isolation..
After the release of his new music video, MONTERO (Call Me by Your Name), rapper Lil Nas X decided to sell his new brand of Nike-inspired merchandise. However, the release of the celebrity's new shoes have now sprung up conflict between him and the entire Nike industry alongside Christians. Recently, MSCHF, a Brooklyn-based shoe company,..
With technology advancing everyday, people have been spending more and more of their life online, and one major part of that is making friends online. Some people think that making friends online is dangerous, but others think that it is perfectly safe to make online friends. So is it safe? And why should I make..
We may think that, in today's society, we have reached a point where everyone has truly embraced people of all genders and sexual identities, making the topic very easy to discuss and not an issue. Think again. The truth is, for many LGBTQ+ students, discrimination and harassment is something that they have to deal with..
Students all over the world are facing issues in the world like none other. Stress, anxiety and depression levels have been increasing in students who have been forced to change their lifestyles and schedules in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. What is it like for someone who has fought with depression and is now..
Last March, I remember thinking about how excited we were to get an extended spring break, eagerly chatting about what we'd do once that last Friday hit, talking about the new coronavirus as if it was just another flu. Fast forward nine months later and here we are: sitting at our desks, logging into Zoom..
You may have heard of the most recent sickness, the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, and we’re here with some updates. Effects range from discrimination to isolation, quarantines all over the world, and death in China. WebMD has recorded that most cases can be traced back to Wuhan, China. This disease started on December 30th, 2019 in..