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A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

A light in the darkness: How different Carlmont students cope with struggles

Zachary Khouri, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article has themes involving depression, anxiety, and suicide. If these topics are likely to trigger you, it is suggested that you stop reading. “I want to die.” It rolls off of your tongue easier than ever before. You slip the graded paper, a red F, back into your binder, ...

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Suicide and selfies are closer together than you think

Mikayla Nguyen, Staff Writer

January 19, 2019

Another flaw, another tear, another scar. Many people have social media, and they spend a lot of their time looking at their friends’ posts and creating their own — but studies show this can lower their self-esteem.  Looking for the perfect angle, perfect background, and perfect lighting to display th...

Daylight Saving Time affects students’ sleep schedules

Daylight Saving Time affects students’ sleep schedules

Zachary Kuchlenz, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

On March 12 at 2 a.m., clocks were set one hour ahead due to one of the most dreaded dates on the calendar, Daylight Saving Time. Some students dread this day because it means one less hour of sleep and a messed up sleep schedule while others may see it as a good thing. In a survey run by the American Academy of N...

Depression can consume anybody

Depression can consume anybody

Ashlyn Wong, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017

One out of every eight adolescents suffers from depression. Depression is the most common mental disorder in the United States, according to Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Whether it’s just a feeling or clinical disorder, everyone experiences some kind of sadness in their lifetime. ...

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

Cath Lei, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

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...

Depressed students battle internal enemies

Depressed students battle internal enemies

Jackson Monge and Jordan Hanlon

February 20, 2016

by Jordan Hanlon Many stereotypes have been associated with teenage depression, including that depression isn’t even a real illness. Depression is a serious and prevalent problem. According to Suicide Awareness Voices of Education, seven in 100,000 teenagers ages 15 to 19 commit suicide each year and the number is rising....

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