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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...

Mental Breakdown

Mental Breakdown

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Advice, Opinions, Showcase

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, “...

Mental Health in Hip Hop

Mental Health in Hip Hop

SarahW, Co-Copy Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

There is so much more to music than just the music itself; the culture, platform and audience all serve as one big community. Dating back to Biggie’s “Suicidal Thoughts,” hip hop has slowly started to create this environment in which artists can discuss heavy real life struggles like mental illn...

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