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The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

An illustration of a therapy session on a Clayton graduation cap.
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Do Students Need a Shrink?
By JiaLi Deck, Sidra Major, and Kipp Vitsky

Ninety percent of Americans feel that we are currently in a mental health crisis, according to the Pew Research Center. In a time when it seems we can hardly agree about anything, this nearly unanimous recognition of deteriorating mental health is significant.  Rising in tandem with mental health concerns is an interest in therapy. More people are seeking counseling than ever before. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in five adults and one in seven teenagers sought mental health services in 2022.  This unprecedented boom in individuals seeking support in the form of therapy is the result of several factors, one being increased mental health problems as a result of the pandemic. Tina Villalobo​​s, a clinical social worker and...

The issue of gender bias in the gaming industry and community lies in the ignorance of harassment, as people insist that their comments are just jokes, turning the responsibility of female gamers if they feel offended, humiliated, or undermined.
The warped world of gender in gaming
By Qianzi Loo and Meadow Shen
Hatred and misinformation, concerning the Israel-Hamas war, flood Instagram comment sections.
The web of misinformation
By Shiori Chen, Carlmont High School
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Previously, the carrot knife could only be purchased by those 14 years of age or older. As stores started handing the toy to children without an ID check, the Office of Education started to enforce such previous laws and even issued its ban in academic environments. Graphic by Luna Kang.
Joy and safety in the balance due to children’s toy craze
By Raina Lee, Daegu International School
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Out of commission
By Emerson Traugott, James Bowie High School
Photo from the girls varsity basketball game against Blue Valley North, Feb. 16. The Huskies won, 45-40.
2024 is for girls’ basketball
By Madison Kraft and Sanaee Joshi
Jesse Bly: defying limits
By Kaelyn Rickels, Liberty High School - North Liberty, Iowa
The rise of artificial intelligence has many questioning the viability it has in the journalism industry. While it can streamline the reporting process, some worry about the effects it has on the livelihood of staff and the ethical dilemmas that it can create.
Editorial: Modern journalism must ethically utilize AI
By Editorial Staff, Carlmont High School
One in three Black boys can anticipate going to prison, compared to one in six Latino boys and one in 17 white boys.
Beyond Bars
By Taia Menefee, Beachwood High School
The Sun family sans the patriarch gather to come up with an important plan in Episode 5, “The Rolodex.”
STREAMING SERIES REVIEW: Netflix’s action-comedy with an Asian bent packs a punch with compelling brother dynamics
By Irene Sheen, Sunny Hills High School
Marking the 25th anniversary of the Pantone Color of the Year, 2024’s color is revealed: Peach Fuzz.
Stay peachy
By Yein Ahn, Parkway West High School
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Expect a little more of this due to Senate Bill 291. 
Senate Bill 291: Recess is Back
By Angela A., Sydney N., and JD K.
Bonnie Thoe Austin advises two of her auto mechanics students
Shop talk
By Eleanor Montgomery, Cannon Falls High School
Wildcat Preschool teaches skills, builds connections
By Aly Dusing, Juliet Payton, and Fernando Calvillo-Morales
MHSNews | Skateport Plaza Offers Hangout Spot for All Ages
By Angel DiSalvo, Marquette High School
The Young Birders Club
By Divya Pabba and Melody Xu
MHSNews | Geometry In Construction Builds Tiny Home
By Elliott Jorgensen, Marquette High School