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Teen Challenge: Aiding in Addiction and Recovery

by Ishanvi Kommula Although dependence on substance use has become increasingly acknowledged as a chronic condition, the U.S. government continues to cessate funding towards addiction treatment centers, ensuing crises in the ongoing drug and alcohol addiction epidemics.  Its effects are clear. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, as the percentage of treatment centers receiving government funding further declines, the number of deaths due to overdose skyrockets at a rate unseen before. Hence, remaining centers struggle to pull together resources and volunteers, leaving them scrambling in the everlasting demand for treatment.  On October 19, 2019, Kristina Burwell was introduced…

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School Events: Beyond The Rally

By Jerome Student councils are many things; we like to say we’re conduits for student voices—a mechanism by which you can have an impact  on your school. While this is true to some extent, the bulk of what a student council member does each day is plan school events. This…

March for Our Lives

By Katie Chin “For me, how I combat the political apathy and hopelessness that I think is all too common after mass tragedies like the shooting at Robb Elementary School is knowing that I am one of so many people fighting to prevent it from happening again.” What began as…