Confronting Mental Health on Campus

The Office of Adolescent Health reports that approximately 30 percent of high school aged students in the United States felt symptoms of depression within the last 12 months of taking the survey. In addition, the rate of people aged 15-16 with depression nearly doubled between the 1980s and the 2000s. The Catlin Gabel School provides […]

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The True Cost of Animal Entertainment

Since the release of the film “Blackfish,” a number of people have publicly expressed their negative opinions of SeaWorld. In doing so, they have brought attention to some of the controversy surrounding other forms of animal entertainment. Many people grow up attending zoos, seeing animals up close and personal, and forming bonds with them. Zoos […]

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“The First Lady,” a Title in Transition

Since 1789, the First Lady of the United States has been a vibrant hostess, an intellectual, a teacher, an artist, or a changemaker in her own right. This woman stands beside and supports the president. With the 2016 election, however, the spouses of the two leading candidates, Bill Clinton and Melania Trump, have the potential […]

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