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To Write Love On Her Arms worker Chad Moses speaks with festival goers during Roots N Blues Saturday, Sept. 28. Photo by Bailey Stover.

People of Roots N Blues – Chad Moses

Bailey Stover September 29, 2019

Chad Moses works with the organization To Write Love on Her Arms as a way to spread hope and create a community for those in need who are looking for help. During the festival, the group had a tent...

School administrations vs. bullys

School administrations vs. bully’s

Jordyn Thompson April 12, 2019

From the documentary Bully on Netflix, Jordyn Thompson talks about the horrific bullying stories of children who have committed suicide or deal with abuse at school every day. She strongly pushes that...

Darkness serves as guiding light

Darkness serves as guiding light

Rochita Ghosh April 7, 2018

While writing this essay, I have the words and voice of Chester Bennington flowing through my ears. I used to listen to the songs of his band, Linkin Park, on repeat during a time of darkness in my life,...

Logan Paul video highlights major YouTube issue

Logan Paul video highlights major YouTube issue

Cam Fuller January 9, 2018

On New Year’s Eve, a great disturbance rippled through the Internet. Well, a certain part of the Internet: the section that pays attention to the exploits of brash YouTube celebrities like Logan Paul,...

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Smith-Cotton suicides bring awareness to mental health, bullying

Grace Vance April 30, 2017

The reaction “Get rid of Norton! Get rid of Norton!” A sign in the crowd reads, “Kids’ lives matter.” One may infer this situation is a gathering protesting a new bill or a policy. This was,...

Are trigger warnings necessary?

Are trigger warnings necessary?

Multiple Authors November 5, 2016

Art by Dzung Nguyen Trigger warnings improve recovery By Rochita Ghosh Uncontrollable trembling. Impending sense of fear, of doom. Heart racing, pounding in one’s throat. These are a few of the symptoms...

2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk brings community attention to suicide prevention

2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk brings community attention to suicide prevention

Madison Wright October 19, 2016

This month, the Mid-Missouri chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide prevention sponsored its 2nd annual Out of the Darkness Walk at Stephens Lake Park. Event coordinators Rebecca Pamperl and Woody...

One nation, already divided

One nation, already divided

Multiple Authors October 3, 2016

American race relations and unrest seem to be more discussed than ever. Although they are contemporary issues, the start of discrimination and the search for equality has been with America every step of...

Bullying over social media not protected under school, state law

Daphne Yu May 23, 2013

One out of every seven students has been or is a victim of bullying from kindergarten to grade 12, according to bullyingstatistics.org. In a world where there are so many different modes of communication,...

Cover by Michelle Zhuang

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Somewhere there is a boy standing on a rainy playground at a cloudy sunset hanging onto a fistful of colorful balloons that stand out defiantly among the asphalt and gray-brown mulch land that he inhabits. As...

Student, teachers share personal experience with suicide

Student, teachers share personal experience with suicide

Urmilla Kuttikad September 14, 2012

As Suicide Prevention Week draws to a close, it's vital to remember that though the week may be over for 2012, the issue must remain fiercely in everyone's thoughts and hearts. Suicide, when it occurs,...

Celebrity suicides cause copycat incidences

Afsah Khan September 11, 2012

When a celebrity tightens a noose around their neck, takes a swig of poison or puts a loaded gun up to their head and pulls the trigger, it is usually because of pain or depression. A 2005 study from...

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