Author Archives: Jessica


Cool Ways to Say “No” to Drugs

You probably already know that drugs and alcohol are bad news but it can be hard to say “no” to your friends and still be cool. Here are some idea. 1. Create a distraction. “Drugs? Eh…OMG LOOK, over there! IS THAT BATMAN…OR A FLYING CAT?” (via mrwgifs) Ok, maybe this isn’t that cool but it might get [...]

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Youtube Changed My (Coming Out) Story

By Arai Buendia Coming out is a hard process especially during the teenage years: dealing with self-acceptance, worrying about how others will think once they know, trying to pass classes to graduate from high school, constantly thinking about the parents’ reactions… As if high school wasn’t hard enough already, coming out causes extra stress as [...]

Love is Respect

Is This Abuse?

By: Dating abuse is a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. While we define dating violence as a pattern, that doesn’t mean the first instance of abuse is not dating violence. It just recognizes that dating violence usually involves a series of abusive behaviors over a [...]


When One Door Closes, Another Door Opens

To the 2013 senior class, congratulations! You finally graduated high school and college is right around the corner. Picture how fast high school went by – college goes 10X faster. Each year goes faster and faster and before you know it you’ll be standing at your 2017 senior college class graduation throwing your cap in [...]

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