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Break the stigma and offer help

Break the stigma and offer help

November 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

Suicide is a controversial topic. Even those who have never experienced it have a heavy opinion on the topic. I speak from my own experience of having...

Don’t feel guilty, it’s okay to indulge, just moderate

Don’t feel guilty, it’s okay to indulge, just moderate

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 30, 2017

Filed under Columns

If you walk around campus, you are likely to find a vending machine filled with snacks in virtually every building. Even in the bookstore, you can purchase...

It doesn’t define me

It doesn’t define me

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Our struggles are not always visible. I have a specific learning disability that affects my mental health and education. When you are a community college...

Make new sugar rules

Make new sugar rules

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Although I grew up in another country, I was always somehow connected to America. My father used to travel to the United States for business frequently,...

‘Gamers are not dead’

‘Gamers are not dead’

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 20, 2017

Filed under Columns

“Gamers” are not dead. Several articles written by video game journalism websites were posted in late August 2014 and early September 2014 stating...

Just try to Breathe

Just try to Breathe

Christina Benavides, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

My courses at Bakersfield College have allowed me to socialize and interact with new people. This can sometimes be a nightmare for a person who is dealing...

Learn to read labels

Learn to read labels

Jenny Brito, Reporter

November 2, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We often hear that the best approach to healthy eating is based on nutrition labels, and the Food and Drug Administration encourages people to check nutrition...

Games create friendship

Games create friendship

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

November 1, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Video games bring many different kinds of people together. There are many different communities that have been created by gamers. There are so many...

Tumblr can hurt

Tumblr can hurt

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

For some people social media is a place to escape and unwind. For those suffering with serious mental health issues, this could be a triggering place. Tumblr...

Stop the hypocrisy

Stop the hypocrisy

Jenny Brito, Reporter

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m not a big fan of social media, but I must admit that Instagram has a special place in my heart. I love following accounts that post about health...

My online friends

My online friends

Brandon Cowan, Web Editor

October 23, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It does not matter what I look like. When I am playing video games, I can be myself. My early childhood did not consist of climbing trees and playing...

Save a life and end stigma

Save a life and end stigma

Christina Benavides, Reporter

October 5, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Men are less likely to come forward about their struggles with mental illness. This plays a part in mental health stigma worldwide. Society seems to...

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