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How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

By Colette Hale March 17, 2022
In the Tam community, anxiety and depression levels have been rising, there has been an increase in drug usage, and attendance records have shown a decrease in student attendance at school. While these issues were prevalent even before the pandemic, the coronavirus has increased these rates.
(Naomi Lenchner)

Digital Damage

By Naomi Lenchner December 13, 2021
Who knew connecting the world would bring it to the brink of destruction.
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Is Distance Learning Healthy?

By Charlie Wiltsee October 17, 2020
Due to distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, TUHSD students are spending upwards of six hours on screens per day.
(Jordan Cushner)

The Truth About Breakout Rooms

By Paige Anderson October 3, 2020
Breakout rooms are hell.
In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

May 15, 2017

By Emily Spears As high school students, we like to believe that we are present thinkers, that we are experts at living in the moment and being effortlessly spontaneous. By posting “candid” photos...

The Monster Within

The Monster Within

By Caroline Frost February 24, 2015

At the age of 11, I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder, a psychological disorder defined by excessive or unrealistic anxiety about everyday things. According to the Anxiety and Depression...

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