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Make Sex Safe Again

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

September 17, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary

Having the knowledge about practicing safer sex is important for every person who is sexually active or considering becoming sexually active. Refreshing and expanding one’s knowledge about practicing safer sex is just as important because some information may have slipped by unnoticed, new information may have been released, or something may have been forgotten. Sexually...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Bryana Lozoya, Reporter

August 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Commentary, Uncategorized

Talking about sex and sexual wellness is something that should be spoken more openly about in Kern County—between families, friends, schools, and healthcare professionals. There is still a hefty amount of discomfort and stigma when it comes to openly discuss sex and all that it entails. Because of that, it plays a role in negatively impacting our community. This kind of co...

Midsummer Slump

Midsummer Slump

Paige Atkison, Reporter

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

Summer is upon us! If you’re anything like me, your gut instinct is to spend the weeks of your summer lounging around in pajamas and binging on potato...

Childhood Dream

Childhood Dream

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

When kids were kids back in the day and actually wanted to be something in life other than famous, they would say they would want to be a doctor, a firefighter,...

Suicide Prevention Resources

Suicide Prevention Resources

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

May 9, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many resources for suicide prevention, and one of my newest findings are crisis hotlines that are online or through text. I believe this way...

Prioritizing self-care

Prioritizing self-care

Paige Atkison, Reporter

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

Stress is everywhere. From the second you wake up and open your Twitter feed until your head hits your pillow at night- you will be exposed to stressors....

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Shocker: Wrestling is scripted

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

I was that child that was very naïve when an adult would tell me wrestling was “fake.” Looking back at it now, they were an idiot as much as I was...

Society’s influence

Society’s influence

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Columns

There are many ways that society has heavily influenced people that are dealing with mental health issues, and it may be for the worse. One of the negative...

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Mental health support can start with one conversation

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It can be hard to deal with mental illness when you have no support at home or have friends who understand what you’re going through, but there are ways...

Managing schoolwork and depression

Managing schoolwork and depression

Paige Atkison, Reporter

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Though depression can be a taboo subject in American society, it is not uncommon. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, depression...

The big league is not all that great

The big league is not all that great

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

When talking about professional wrestling, everyone thinks about WWE (or WWF as it used to be called back in early 2000s) and John Cena or The Rock. WWE...

Wrestling is more than just hugging in the ring

Wrestling is more than just hugging in the ring

Karla Gutierrez, Photo Editor

March 7, 2018

Filed under Columns

In professional wrestling, there are many different styles. Many people think it’s just two people hugging in the ring, but it’s more than that, trust...

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