Issue Stories, Journalistic Works

Sexual education creates disagreements

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This is a collaboration by Alleson Estar, Joseph Bowling, Ky Haney, and Jorah Heitz.

*Names have been changed for protection.

“Let’s talk about sex, baby, let’s talk about you and me. Let’s talk about all the good things and the bad things that may be, let’s talk about sex.”

But seriously. Let’s talk about sex. More specifically, sexual education.

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Journalistic Works, Reviews

“13 Reasons Why” brings taboo topics to light

*Warning: This review contains mentions of suicide, self harm, and sexual assault.

Whether you’re talking with friends or browsing Netflix to find something to watch, it’s impossible to avoid the new hit series 13 Reasons Why, the Netflix original based off of Jay Asher’s young adult novel of the same name. 13 Reasons Why tells the story of high schooler Hannah Baker and the events leading to her tragic suicide. On the day it came out, I woke up at 5:45 a.m. in order to binge-watch it all on the same day. I only got up three times, once to use the restroom and twice to grab a quick snack. Honestly, it was completely worth it. With its captivating storyline, dynamic characters, and inspiring messages, this breakthrough series is one of the most important televised works of our current time.

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Editorials, Journalistic Works

Got Milk? You Shouldn’t: The Dangers of Artificial Hormones in Dairy Products

Our world is surrounded by companies and corporations encouraging us to drink milk. Advertisements brag about containing 100% real cow’s milk, movie stars sport milk mustaches with “got milk?” plastered next to them, and schools offer an assortment of milk as the suggested drink for lunches. So waking up in the morning and pouring a large glass of milk to start the day is a good thing, right?

Wrong.

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