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Students feel misled by school board about graduation cap decorations

May 30, 2019 / By
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  Students from multiple Merced Union High School District (MUHSD) schools gathered at Merced High School on May 8 to address the school board regarding decorating graduation caps, frustrated with a lack of policy that was inclusive of all students.

Believing in Myself

February 7, 2019 / By
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Friendships have the potential to impact our wellness positively or negatively. How do you cope when a companion is no longer a part of your life? 

Let’s talk about anxiety

August 9, 2018 / By
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    I have anxiety. I’m a 16 year old introvert who over the last year has figured out that she has anxiety.

Our Migrant Story

October 3, 2017 / By
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We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course. Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They've become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

Five Reasons Why ‘13 Reasons Why’ Is Harmful to Young People

May 18, 2017 / By
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Above: Recently released on Netflix, “13 Reasons Why” has drawn criticism for its portrayal of mental health issues as they affect teens. 

‘Was it my fault?’ – Surviving Sexual Abuse

April 25, 2017 / By
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It’s important to remember that many young victims of sexual abuse do not report their abuse until many years later, or never at all. What connects survivors who report and those who don’t is the sense of shame and the blame they carry on their shoulders. They need to know that they are not alone, and it is not their fault.