“There are people and outlets to help you carry that weight, but you have to be the one to find them before it gets too heavy.”
Dreaming away nights.
An introduction to what speech and debate club is all about.
Our advice? Don’t compromise who you are during rush week.
Make your own action-packed itinerary.
Turning 17, meeting U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee, and gender-neutral bathrooms.
A guide by two bona-fide high-school experts.
Tips for making the people come together.
Living with scoliosis, being grounded, and fending off hurtful questions about skin tone.
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