MENTAL HEALTH, POETRY & PROSE

To Fill a Paper

My teenage years often feel some sort of sick competition, as I watch college applications and academic success swallow so many students like myself. Though it may not actually be the case, the feeling of having your future determined by the actions you make as a seventeen-year-old is terrifying. In addition to that, being surrounded […]

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CULTURE, POLITICS

Carving Out Indigenous History

The Story Behind the Black Hills   The Heart of Everything That Is is what the Black Hills have been known as to the Lakota, or Lakota Sioux, tribe. This location has been a sacred area for several indigenous tribes in South Dakota for hundreds of years. However, you might know this site as Mount […]

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CULTURE, EMPOWERMENT, MENTAL HEALTH

The Young Asian American Experience

How much do you know about the Asian American students in your class? You’ve heard the model minority myth, the stereotypes, the “toxic” parental pressure, and probably even witnessed the statistical success of the Asian American student. But how much of it is really true? And which of these perceptions are detrimental to the Asian […]

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