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Stop feeling guilty for being happy

Stop feeling guilty for being happy

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion

As I laid down with my friend on the field of our elementary school reminiscing about happier times, both of us couldn't help but feel a sense of anxiety. Not because we weren't having a great time feeling like kids again -- because we were -- but because we couldn't stop thinking about how we could...

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Cath Lei, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features

There may not be a greater threat to Asian American youth than unacknowledged mental illness. According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Asian American females from ages 15 to 24 have the highest suicide rate at 14 percent. Asian American males rank second highest at 13 percent, but less...

Fear of school can be an advantage

Fear of school can be an advantage

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion

"What are you afraid of?" Most people would answer with "death" or "a zombie apocalypse." However, for an increasing number of high school students, the answer might turn out to be "school." This comes as little surprise. After all, we live in a competitive society in which schools push us to ...

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