How Art Saved Me

Originally posted on The College Care Chronicles: :
Forty million U.S adults suffer from an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. I am definitely one of those people.? (some of my friends call me sus lol) Creating art allows me to be able to simultaneously heal and learn. Not only am…

Memories of Cuba: Castro’s Revolution

53 years a Cuban Refugee When Reinaldo Solano, a 63-year-old Cuban-American reminisces about his childhood, he remembers growing up attending church and school, being an altar boy, his old bully, and his life growing up on a farm. But above all, he remembers the fear. It was a fear he did not quite understand but…

Inside the High Stakes World of Counter Strike Skin Trading

Originally posted on The Headliner:
Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) is a first-person shooter video game created by Valve on the platform Steam that has been a game changer in the digital item economy. CSGO has a virtual skin market where players can trade virtual weapon skins for real world money to other players. Skins are…

Heart of Steel: How an Ancient Craft Has Evolved

Originally posted on Very real headlines:
By Mark Rotundo “I have a saying that every knife you make cuts you. Making good shit hurts.” Theodore Nazz, a Brooklyn son and bladesmith, is someone who has always relished in the hurt. The ultimate drive for a human being is the will to create. To create means…

2020: How Young People Made Their Voice Heard

By: Christian Bailey, Class 2021 “This is the first election where I felt like everyone’s vote actually mattered.” Dennis Trotta, a young Patterson resident, said, as he rested his gaze on the napping pitbull puppy, who’d just ruined his new bed frame. Dominique Pollard, his friend of six years, glances at the ceiling fan as…

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Originally posted on The College Care Chronicles: :
Children’s Mental Health Expert on Rethinking the Approach to Distance Learning In Minnesota, students in grades K-12 just wrapped up their first full week of distanced learning. Schools across the state were forced to close due to the rapid rise in cases throughout the state. Students are struggling…

Karl Horvat of Sticky Fingrs

By Michael Hester, Class of 2019   Karl Horvat is the Chief Operations Officer of Sticky Fingrs, a company that specializes in making the world’s first fingertip grinder for marijuana and medicinal herbs. Horvat and his team have been working on this since March of 2017 and they officially launched their product three months ago….

Mariah on Medical Marijuana

By Annalisa Leite, Class of 2019   When Mariah wakes up in the morning and her daily stretches don’t help her get rid of her pain, she turns to her newest prescription medication, Medical Marijuana.  Mariah began taking medical marijuana last February for chronic pain and anxiety. At first, she would make her own oils…