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Political action, youth involvement necessary to protect environment

Bailey Stover
Environmental advocates with the Missouri Coalition for the Environment and the Sierra Club express the urgent need for youth activists and political change to protect...

LGBTQ athletes find community within athletics

Bailey Stover
LGBTQ athletes share their coming out stories and discuss how the athletic community accepted and alienated them during their lives....

Independence, experience accompany adulthood

Bailey Stover
Adulthood brings a multitude of challenges ranging from family troubles to financial burdens and everything in-between....

GSA hosts second annual Valentine’s Day party; members express need for increased, positive LGBTQ representation

Bailey Stover
After school Tuesday, Feb. 11, RBHS’ Gay-Straight Alliance hosted its second annual RBHS Valentine’s Day party; students reflect on LGBTQ representation....

Materialistic principles drive consumer habits

Bailey Stover
Dr. Marsha Richins, a professor in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri — Columbia, has published numerous journal articles on the...

People need people

Bailey Stover
For two million years, humans have interacted with and needed one another to survive. Through physical stability in the past and emotional satisfaction in the...

Public embarrassment, humiliation detrimental to health, development

Bailey Stover
Through social media platforms such as Instagram, shame and embarrassment permeate adolescence and can negatively influence one's health and happiness....

Whistle in the dark

Bailey Stover
An American is sexually assaulted every 92 seconds, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). Every nine minutes, the victim is a...

Artificial intelligence possesses controversial potential

Bailey Stover
As with a flipped coin spinning in mid-air, the issue of artificial intelligence (AI) is still undecided as to which way it will land: benefit...

The good, the bad and the ugly

Bailey Stover
Although today’s adolescents grew up in the age of the internet, the era of social media is more recent than teenagers may realize. Social media...

Spoken language brings power, influence

Bailey Stover
As children age, they understand how to use their words to express their wants, needs and emotions....

Burned

Bailey Stover
In the struggle to care for herself, one student overcomes internal and external turmoil to generate positive self-perception....

The musical mad scientist

Bailey Stover
Childhood trauma can inflict lasting damage on a person's emotional and psychological health and well-being, which over time may cause young adults to develop unhealthy...