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Success often product of privilege

During spring break of my junior year in high school, I happily accompanied my family on a vacation to Florida. Just one year later, I was admitted to the psych ward at Trinitas Hospital in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Gun debate stigmatizes mental health

Mass shootings in the U.S. have produced a staggering number of victims in the last decade. No place seems exempt, from the 20 Newtown, Connecticut first grade students and faculty members in 2012 to the 58 concertgoers in Las Vegas last October, and now the 17 people at a Florida high school on Feb. 14.

Marchers stand in solidarity at Slutwalk

A revealing dress does not give consent. A woman walking down the street is not giving an invitation to be harassed. Going to a party does not imply that she is “asking for it.”

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