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For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

Maya Benjamin
May 15, 2017
Filed under News

In the expensive Bay Area, every penny is spent carefully by San Francisco school teacher, Paula Washington*. And she's not the only one. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, an income for a family of four of $105,350 is considered low income in both the San Mateo...

Loss of a parent results in emotional obstacles

Loss of a parent results in emotional obstacles

Samantha Dahlberg, Staff Writer
February 15, 2017
Filed under Features

Phone call. Rushing to the hospital. Horrible news. No no no no. Mother just died. Even though the death of a parent while the kid is still young is not common, it happens, and it can change those left behind in unexpected ways. “I developed an anxiety problem because of it,” sa...

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under Opinion

"Your son is going to grow up and get all the ladies." "Just look at them! They will be such a cute couple when they will be older." "Come on! I know you have a boyfriend. Tell me about him! You don't have to be embarrassed!" And my personal favorite, "He was a boy and she was a girl. Could I make it more obvious?" While not all people notice, heteronormativity is all around us.

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Living with the guilt

Living with the guilt

Tori Shanefelter, Staff Writer
April 25, 2015
Filed under Features, Sensitive Thoughts

It’s around four in the morning as she lays awake staring mindlessly at the ceiling. Despite being engulfed in the warmth of her bed, she feels nothing except for the numbness in her heart. Whenever she closes her eyes, her ears fill with the calming laughter of her best friend. It’s been two...

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