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Growing Up Gendered

story and photography  by abby bammerlin | art by mckenna lewis He lifts up his brush with the delicacy of an artist. His wrist flicks up as he...
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Divorcing a Myth

story by Jessica Jones | infographic by Selena Chen | art by Alexandra Fernholz Separated parents have been the norm for him since he can remember. His parents...
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Road to Body Positive

story by Shiloh Wolfork | infographic by Caroline Bumgarner | art by Alexandra Fernholz It’s just another day. He wakes up and at first everything appear...
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Classroom Competition

story by Bea Amsalu | infographic by Rebecca Breland | photography by Alexandra Fernholz As East recognizes two valedictorians of the senior class for the fi...
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For the Boys

story by Isis Summerlin | photography by Meredith Niemann Every other year, students at Moeller attend a retreat to bond with their peers. Moeller senior Dean ...
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The Smokescreen

story by Alexandra Fernholz | photography by Isis Summerlin *denotes name change A plume of vapor rises from the lips of a young model who stares sultrily int...
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The Nico-Teens

story by Anna Mullins | photography by Alexandra Fernholz | infographic by Gracie Estep *denotes name change The room is dark. The only light comes from strin...
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Plugged In

story by Shiloh Wolfork | photo illustration by Abby Bammerlin East junior Kaya West explains the impact social media has on her. She has just arrived at home...
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Eating Disorder

Story by Gabbie Behrmann | Photography by Meredith Niemann and Sidney Li It’s Friday night, around dinner time. Hungry guests are stalking their way through th...
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