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A man’s thoughts control him, influenced by the expectations society provides.

Boys don’t cry

February 13, 2020

Your bare knees are on the hot concrete, eyes tearing up under the scorching sun. Taking your training wheels off was a mistake. Your dad — who swore he wouldn’t let you go ...

Hundreds of participants set off on their 5k run at Coyote Point.

Locals at Coyote Point race for mental health awareness

May 16, 2019

Students today find themselves overwhelmed by the high expectations set for them and will often find unhealthy ways to cope with it. San Mateo’s Police Activities League and the organizati...

People with Attention Deficient/Hyperactivity Disorder often have trouble  paying attention in class.

Living with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

January 30, 2019

We’ve all had one of those days. You roll out of bed and head to school. Suddenly, you realize that you completely forgot to finish your math homework. You scramble to co...

Laying in the plastic field of my elementary school, I realized that we shouldn't have to feel guilty for enjoying life.

Stop feeling guilty for being happy

February 27, 2017

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...

Wen Liuyi opens up about seeing a different approach to mental illness after she moved to the United States. “Nobody was ever willing to talk about it back in China,” she said.

Asian culture silences discussion of mental illnesses

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 age...

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Fear of school can be an advantage

October 25, 2016

"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...

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