Commentary

Mental Illness is not a Choice

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

Too often social media gives a misconception of what depression looks like and sometimes even romanticizes it.

I’m Asian but I’m not Your Model Minority

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Nikolas Lopez, Youth Perspective

The Asian model minority myth is a very misleading title. It’s a plays on the stereotype that Asians are super smart, have a strong a work ethic and are good at math.

What it Means to be a Black Girl

June 26, 2018 / By and
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Ja’Nell Gore, Youth Perspective

 

It means dealing with ignorance every day till it seems as if you hear nothing else from people.

What keeps me up at night

June 5, 2018 / By and
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By Nikolas Lopez

There’s a lot that keeps me up at night.

As a Japanese and Mexican American, I’ve formed a unique perspective on life in America.

Local LGBTQ Youth Share Their Experience Living in a Conservative County

May 29, 2018 / By and
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By Andrew Alvarez

Kern county is a place where social change is infrequent while conservatism is common.

At Kern County schools, is LGBTQ history ignored?

April 23, 2018 / By and
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BY: Andrew Alvarez

LGBTQ history is brushed off, often regarded as an off-limit topic that’s impolite to broach.