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NC Can't Afford to Waste Our Potential

By Juan Gonzalez

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Going to college was something I always thought was normal, but when it came time for me to start the process, I realized it was not normal for someone like me. I would hear...

Vox News: SEEING MY ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY ATTACKED LEAVES A HOLE IN MY HEART [OPINION]

By James Rhee

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Another Asian killing is plastered all over the news and it seems like we can’t get a break. However, this time, it was in Georgia, the state where I grew up...

Inequity in Education

By James Rhee

Originally published in Sincerely, Gen Z

As I stepped inside the classroom for the first time, I remembered the abundance of resources and opportunities that awaited me at the start of my education. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case for many students...

Vox ATLANTA: How to Help a Friend With Depression

By Our Turn

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Photo by Zeke Dameron, 14 

Around a year ago, my best friend texted me, “I was just diagnosed with depression.” Unfortunately, I thought she was joking and simply...