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Sexual harassment: Why we need to focus on mental health

Sexual harassment: Why we need to focus on mental health

November 5, 2017

By: Ian Bernstein ’18 More than half, or 54 percent, of U.S. women have experienced unwanted and unwelcome sexual attention from men, according to a national ABC News and Washington Post poll. Let this sink in. Let the fact that most women have suffered from sexual harassment at some point i...

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

“Thirteen Reasons Why” boosts the understanding of others

April 17, 2017

Kevin Ludy '17 The new Netflix series “13 Reasons Why” brings to light the complexities and hardships high schoolers face. The highly anticipated show was released on March 31 but many fans were worried that it wouldn’t live up to the book’s high standards.   The series is about ...

Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

Reading the M.A.P. to mental health

March 16, 2017

By: Alexandra Sprouls ’19 The Mental Health Awareness Project, also known as M.A.P., is a new club created at Staples this year devoted to spreading awareness about suicide and depression while removing the negative stigmas commonly associated with them. “Not everyone is personally affected by a m...

[Nov. 2016 Features] SEASONAL BLUES–Moods fall with season’s change

November 22, 2016

By Izzy Blansfield ’18   As it gets darker and the days get shorter and colder, some Staples students feel the blues. “Every fall and winter I experience a major change in my overall well being. Sunshine is very uplifting to me and when winter comes around and it gets dark, my moo...

Medication, Therapy Fight Depression

December 22, 2009

Dana Rappaport ’11 Web Opinions Editor Approximately one in every eight adolescents suffers from depression each year. However, only 30 percent of these teens receive treatment for depression, by either medication or therapy.  According to WebMD.com, teens are capable of developing their depre...

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