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Health students destigmatize mental illness

Counselor Carly Roach teaches Katelyn Areno’s Health class about mental health illnesses such as depression and anxiety. Students were then instructed by Roach and fellow counselor Chris Lorenz to make a website to help students with various mental illnesses.

Elle Rotter, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

A crowd of Health students gathered in the library to listen to counselors Chris Lorenz and Carly Roach speak about mental illness. Students took action and made websites to spread awareness about these illnesses, hoping to become a resource for those who need help. Over the years, one of the World Health Orga...

Senior Seaira Knight and junior Lana Hughes celebrate friendship through marriage

Listening to junior and unofficial marriage officiant Gillian Davis, senior Seaira Knight and junior Lana Hughes practice for their “wedding.” Having met in middle school, Knight and Hughes developed a close, platonic relationship that became mistaken as romantic over the years. “Everyone thinks we’re dating, so it became a joke. [On] Valentine’s Day, it became a fake proposal. That’s how the whole ‘marriage joke’ started,” Hughes said.

Fatema Rehmani and Nayeon Ryu

November 22, 2019

For most, marriage is a union between two people who love each other romantically and wish to legally bind their relationship. For senior Seaira Knight and junior Lana Hughes, marriage is the union and celebration of two best friends.  Knight and Hughes plan to wed in the theater at 7:05 a.m. Dec. 2...

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