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A pill-popping pandemic

Anna Xu
Although people might not be able to fully verbalize the pain they are in, the physical signs are clear. They could writhe in their beds,...

Worth a shot

Ben Kimchi
In 2012, 270,000 women died from cervical cancer, caused nearly exclusively by the spread of the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) according to the WHO....

Fear fuels decision-making, everyday behavior, attitude

Ji-Sung Lee
Fear, a powerful and primitive human emotion, essentially shapes all that humans do. Whether to skydive off an airplane or pick up a tarantula with...

The price of dreams

Ann Fitzmaurice
Parents sacrifice personal aspirations for filial fulfillment. Students and teachers reflect on what they have given up to achieve their goals....

Spaghetti, saws and The Wizard of Oz

Katie Whaley
Throughout a day, emotions boil in a pot of stress, frustration and anxiety. They soak in the mixture, absorbing the negative feelings. If left untouched...

Antagonizing, agonizing realities

Ann Fitzmaurice
Students reflect on traumatic and troubling experiences in academic and familial settings regarding homophobic language and the death of a father....

Burned

Bailey Stover
In the struggle to care for herself, one student overcomes internal and external turmoil to generate positive self-perception....