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Clinical psychologist Holly Marie-Arce breaks down the differences between depression and sadness

Rachel Jiang and Annie Zhang November 21, 2019
Investigating the differences between "synonymous" terminologies
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Lone Ranger: A factor for depression

Rachel Jiang November 5, 2019
Investigating the connection between mental illness and individualism promoted by our community
The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

The illness of sickly beautification: romanticizing mental health

Annie Zhang April 27, 2019

omanticization is a complexity — it unveils the allure in beliefs that are less than ideal. Series of “cute and psycho” posts on Tumblr and flurries of quotes bunched under the “pretty and dying”...

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“Lone wolf vs. Terrorist:” Lessons from Las Vegas

Zara Iqbal October 3, 2017

9 dead, 527 injured. TIME called the shooting “the deadliest in modern U.S. history.” The perpetrator? A 64-year-old white man. Keeping in mind that he’s white, headlines and featured images presumably...

On the other side

On the other side

Maya Murthy October 23, 2015

Story written by Maya Murthy and Caitlyn Tjong he was told she was fortunate to have beautiful, flawless skin. She was told that those who'd been in accidents had no choice with their scars, their burns,...

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