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Learning How to Love Myself

Learning How to Love Myself

BrandonC, Managing Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Advice, Opinions, Showcase

As a child, I knew two things: video games and solitude. The older generation may look at that and push the blame onto me, saying it was my own fault for not going outside and making friends, but it was never my intention to be so isolated at such a young age. All I ever wanted was to have friends of...

How to be an Activist

How to be an Activist

SujeanS, Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


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With all the protesting going on in Florida about gun laws, from walkouts to rallies, activism is a very prevalent topic in America right now. However, one thing that no one ever talks about is how to become an activist. Here are five things every activist needs to take into account: KNOWLEDGE: The fir...

Why Happiness and Single are not Oxymorons

Why Happiness and Single are not Oxymorons

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


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Valentines Day. Shameless couples around the building walk together, talk together and eat together. They appear to be joyously content sharing their life with someone else under bright rays of sunlight. And then there’s the single people, watching from the shadows. According to the Pew Research Institute thou...

Mental Breakdown

Mental Breakdown

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


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Visualize a child, a man, a woman, a mom, a dad, a worker, a normal person, a celebrity, anyone. Imagine that they are clinically diagnosed with depression, but no one is willing to make sure they are okay. No one is willing to listen to their struggles, and no one will believe them when they say, “...

How to Stay Awake

How to Stay Awake

KaeT, Social Media Editor

December 8, 2017


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Waking up when it’s dark outside is a very tough thing to do. The good news of having a school that starts at 7:20 is that you get to bail at 2:40, the bad news? It’s 7:20, also known as too-early-o’clock in the morning. The average wake up time for a Cy Woods student is anywhere between 5 am and...

15 Vegan Tips

15 Vegan Tips

SujeanS, Managing Editor

October 24, 2017


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Going vegan can be a scary step for some. If you are unsure whether or not to try having an entirely plant-based diet, here are a few tips and tricks to help you get through the transition. Educate Yourself: It's important to know why veganism is important and relevant. Watch some documentaries...

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life

KaeT, Social Media Editor

October 20, 2017


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One of the most emotionally devastating things in the world is having a best friend who is suicidal. It's so hard to process the fact that someone you're so close to, someone you've known for maybe a few months or for many years, can be gone in the blink of an eye by their own hand. Going to them and...

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