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New suicide hotline seeks to promote mental health awareness

New suicide hotline seeks to promote mental health awareness

Elise Hsu, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

The new national suicide prevention hotline number could soon be 988, according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The report was released to the public on Aug. 14 and advised that a “3-digit dialing code be used” as a hotline for mental health crises. It was based on t...

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Drake and Future take the number one spot

Josef Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 13, 2015

Rappers Drake and Future take the number one spot on Billboard's top 200 albums with their new hit mixtape "What a Time to be Alive." The surprise mixtape was released on Sept. 20 and quickly made its way up through Billboard's top 200 albums chart based on its streaming time and the number of mix tapes...

2048 takes number one spot in app store

2048 takes number one spot in app store

Kimiko Okumura, Highlander Editor

April 8, 2014

Enticing and simple, the app 2048 has shot to the number one spot in the free apps chart within the two months of being available in the Apple App store. Created by Ketchapp, 2048 is a relatively simple game where the user swipes tiles on a 16 square grid until they reach the 2048th tile. Every game ...

Infinity is not just a number

Infinity is not just a number

Shira Stein, Scot Scoop Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2012

As the weather becomes colder, scarves of all shapes, colors, and sizes start showing up in students' winter wardrobes. The most current kind of scarf is known as the infinity scarf. Infinity scarves are a long continuous loop that are useful to wear. The wearer puts one end around his or her neck,...

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