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To be sterile or not to be sterile, that is the question

To be sterile or not to be sterile, that is the question

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

November 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion

For generations, women have had the responsibility of preventing pregnancy. Sure, men have their options as well, but nothing as secure as birth control that women have taken for decades. Men have had three primary methods of birth control in condoms, pulling out or the dreaded vasectomy. ...

Benicia teen center dedicated to mental health

Benicia teen center  dedicated to mental health

Kali Persall,
Contributor

February 11, 2016


Filed under Metro

  A black jersey, embroidered with the words “Piano Man,” rests in a frame on the wall of the new Hyland Teen Center in Benicia. Kyle Hyland’s trademark keyboard sits next to a portable stage. On Dec. 22, 2014, the 16-year-old Benicia High School junior took his life, two weeks before...

Life under a dark cloud

Life under a dark cloud

Shannon Stroud,
Metro Editor

May 20, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month and writer and Vlogger, Ari Eastman has created a video that asks viewers to openly talk about mental illness by using the hashtag “ImNotCrazy” on social media. In her video, Eastman explains that there is an ongoing stigma about mental health and this month she wants people to feel em...

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