There’s no way to sugarcoat this, life sucks right now. And while everyones stuck inside with nothing to do and nobody to be with, many people’s mental health is falling like a car off a cliff. I wanted to know more about what’s going on from a therapist’s perspective, so I decided to interview Carla Vogel-Stone.
I spoke to my friend Jasmine Moreira Cortez , a sophomore in high school, about her experiences as a Latina and stereotypes she’s encountered.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face interaction is limited and we depend on technology for the majority of communication, which takes a toll on your mental health. I’ve been silently struggling with social anxiety for years now. Only recently have I opened up about my social anxiety and gotten help. Unfortunately, Covid-19 means that making progress isn’t easy.
Eight months ago we went into lockdown because of the rapid spread of COVID-19. Some people have even begun calling it the “China Virus”, or “Kung-Flu” after the virus was first identified in Wuhan, China last year. I’m Asian American, so these reports made me feel fearful, and disappointed. I was curious to see if Anti-Asian hate crimes have surged in my hometown of Berkeley, California.
An update on the condition of BART Luke Thomas With the coronavirus pandemic wreaking havoc on every aspect of our lives, I chose to focus on one crucial part that regularly goes overlooked. While BART […]
The unjust murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and numerous other innocent black people at the hands of police sparked nationwide protests demanding justice for these victims of police violence. As a youth of color living in Oakland, I know that in order for this movement to truly be successful, we have to learn from those who fought to bring change to our city in the past.
By Ivelisse Diaz Covid-19 has undermined many day-to-day activities and events: in-person work, group gatherings, and concerts. One loss shared by millions of young people is that of their college experience. High school graduates are […]
In conversation with Gabby Rivera, a queer Puerto Rican writer from the Bronx, YR Raw’s Tatiana Lira asks her about the thought process behind her podcast, “Joy Revolution”, and for some words of advice when it comes to finding joy during quarantine.
by Sydney Wanguhu In the current state of being in a pandemic, going out to social gatherings aren’t the best way to spend your Friday and Saturday nights anymore. But for now, let’s reminisce on […]
The Civil Rights Movement is a big part of Black history. The Civil Rights Movement was about the right to be treated equally and to vote without being oppressed. But those battles are not finished.