The Crimson Connection

Chill Out

The puzzle piece poster made by students at Thursday's activity.

DaphneT, Copy Editor

April 14, 2019

Late this January, the student council hosted a Mental Health Week in order to give students a chance to de-stress and get away from the troubles of being a high school student. The event was held as part of the Texas Association of Student Councils’ mental health initiative, called Resolve to Rise, which f...

Learning How to Love Myself

Kawasaki Tako performs the Katsumisodachi dance during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Misawa Air Base.

BrandonC, Managing Editor

November 6, 2018

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

An illustration that contains various terms related to mental health.

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018

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

Kid Cudi performing at the Wanderland music festival

SarahW, Co-Copy Editor

November 13, 2017

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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