Photoshop Perfect

Jun 01, 15 Photoshop Perfect

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In the rapid world of technology, the media and body image are closely related now more than ever. The advertisements on social media, TV and magazine’s influence how we as teens view ourselves. Even though, the people on the advertisements are altered to look more appealing, the problem is that customers endorse money into...

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The Mental Health Crisis in Perspective

Jun 01, 15 The Mental Health Crisis in Perspective

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Recently in the news, the controversial subject of mental health on university campuses has taken the spotlight. Students are stepping up and reaching out to talk about mental illness in a school setting. Unfortunately, the consensus is this: schools nationwide are lacking in resources and awareness. They are simply not well enough...

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Diversity in Books (and Why We Need It)

May 29, 15 Diversity in Books (and Why We Need It)

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Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter, Tris Prior, Percy Jackson, and Clary Fray, what do these names have in common? They all belong to the Caucasian, heterosexual, cisgender, and able-bodied protagonists of young adult books. Open most of any novel in this genre and you’ll find a story following a character that fits this same...

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Bringing awareness to mental health at BHS

Mar 31, 15 Bringing awareness to mental health at BHS

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It is staggering to think that almost 50% of those who feel they have suffered from a mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, have never gotten help for it. This percentage seems even more distressing when you think about how effectively mental illness can be treated. An estimated 20% of Canadian youth are affected by a...

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Are GSA Support Groups Dying Out?

Mar 31, 15 Are GSA Support Groups Dying Out?

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The support group Gay Straight Alliance (also known as GSA) has been around for a solid four years at Bathurst High School, and support groups like it, much longer. But are LGBT support groups dying out? So rarely does the community hear about the GSA, and usually it’s only on the morning announcements. Many aren’t even sure...

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Three questions for high school graduates

Mar 22, 15 Three questions for high school graduates

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Every potential graduate knows the survey: Have you considered university? College? Followed by Where, What, Why… Have you thought about taking a year off? Followed by “what after that?” Have you thought about going straight into the work force? Followed by a desperate “Good Luck.” All of these options create a strong,...

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