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Could They Have Done More?

Could They Have Done More?

Jesse Zambrano, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

 As 2017 comes to an end, news of a 13-year-old girl committing suicide due to bullying made headlines. Rosalie Avila of Yucaipa, California was found faintly breathing by her parents on Nov. 28. She decided to leave her parents a heartbreaking letter in order for them to try to understand why she took such a drasti...

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

New Technology May Help Predict Suicide

Natalia Torres, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Every day, nearly 120 Americans take their lives. This statistic is what attracted a research team led by Jessica Ribeiro from Florida State University (FSU), to create new technology that may help predict a suicide.  Ribeiro collaborated with FSU Psychology Assistant Professor Joseph Franklin and...

Tragic Suicide of Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn

Tragic Suicide of Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn

Samantha Valero, Staff Writer

January 15, 2015

Early on Dec. 28, 2014, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, a teenager struggling with sexuality, died after being hit by a tractor-trailer while walking around route 71 in her Ohio hometown. Alcorn's onset internal depression, isolation from her own parents and negative reaction to her 'coming out,' led...

The Right to Die

The Right to Die

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

November 9, 2014

On November 2, 2014, Brittany Maynard, a woman who suffered from an aggressive form of brain cancer, opted for a physician-assisted suicide in which she ingested prescribed barbiturates. She did not want her friends and family to watch her slow and painful demise. Her suicide has sparked controversy throughout...

Suicide Awareness Month

Suicide Awareness Month

Bhargavi Pochi, Staff Writer

September 25, 2014

Weeks ago, one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, Robin Williams committed suicide. This left the world in complete shock. How could such a comedic, joyful man be in such a dark place? After Williams' tragic death, people started posting all over social media about how people who seem the happiest are...

Break the Silence!

Camilo Bacca, Staff Writer

April 10, 2014

On April 11, 2014, the CGHS GSA will be organizing a Day of Silence, a national day for raising awareness of anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying, and harassment in all schools.  Students can take a vow of silence to draw attention to the pain and suffering of many students and pledge to fight anti-LGBT...

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