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How social media has turned us antisocial

Has it enhanced people’s lives and made us feel more connected, or has it actually disconnected us from the real world?

High school stress should be measured by a Richter scale

At the age of fourteen, teens are more stressed than an adult in their thirties. The school is the main reason why teens get stressed out, having to deal with many tests and homework at once.

Re-read your old picture books

Where The Wild Things Are teaches kids that there’s no place like home, it’s okay to be mad, and to forgive.   Within those 10 sentences that Sendak masterfully pieced together, children learn that everyone has a wild side. So pick up one your favorite childhood picture books— you might learn something.

Portland Pride welcomes our diversity

Every year, Pride Northwest comes to Portland in celebration of the community’s LGBTQ+, with thousands joining in. Featuring booths and vendors from 150 various organizations and business filling up Tom McCall Waterfront Park, the city became a rainbow for the weekend.