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Many may not know about the struggles that plague some residents of the Half Moon Bay shores.

The struggles of living impoverished within the Bay Area

February 12, 2019

The Bay Area is one of the most diverse places in the entire world to live. It includes Silicon Valley and San Francisco, centers of technological innovation in the US, as well a...

The iron supplements Allie Ayers takes in order to keep her levels of iron stable are positioned on the soccer field at Carlmont High School, where Ayers realized something was keeping her running from improving. She eventually learned that she was severely anemic.

Athletic determination stays strong despite anemia

March 10, 2018

Passion. A word defined by the dictionary as a strong emotion that’s barely controllable. Yet, to every individual, it has a different meaning. For Allie Ayers, passion, that satisfaction ...

Miles Bernstein has arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. This makes it harder to do everyday tasks that others may not even think about doing.

Bernstein not hindered by disability

February 8, 2018

Imagine your morning routine. You wake up, get out of bed, eat breakfast, brush your teeth, and then you get in the car to go to school. Once you're at school, you make your...

Renting an apartment in the Bay Area is costly. As such, some Bay Area residents, such as teacher Paula Washington, create a monthly budgets to make sure they budgets their income appropriately while living in the expensive Bay Area.

For some, living in the Bay Area is unaffordable

May 15, 2017

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 fou...

Sophomore Kaylie Moropoulos shares her story regarding her mom's death.

Loss of a parent results in emotional obstacles

February 15, 2017

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,...

Even though most people think of couples as two people of the opposite sex, they should not be perceived as the norm of society.

The downside of living in a heteronormative society

January 22, 2016

"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.

“When someone begins exhibiting signs of survivor guilt, the best thing to do is have them seek professional help so that they can work through their trauma in a healthy way,” said Bustamante.

Living with the guilt

April 25, 2015

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...

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