The Renegade Rip

Public Health Office teams up with spiritual leader to talk safe sex

Ambria King, Photo Editor

November 28, 2017

While being the eleventh most populous county in California, Kern is currently competing with its larger neighbors for the position of having the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the state. The less-than-prestigious title is currently held by San Francisco County, but with a 40 percent increase in reported STDs over the past 5 years, Kern is swiftly catching...

Early sex education acts as prevention

Hannah Breeland, Opinions Editor

March 14, 2013

Parents need not fear giving “the talk,” at least in Chicago. The Chicago Board of Education is now mandating that a set amount of time will be spent on sex education in every grade beginning in, wait for it, Kindergarten. I think this is a great idea.  The only problem is people focus too much on the wording “sex ed.” The school board has emphasized that kindergartners...

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