Southwinds

Teens and HIV

Jayde Carter

April 26, 2016

Filed under National News, Top Stories

Teens are the main group of people who do not get tested for HIV. It’s shocking that fewer than 1 in 4 high school students who have had sex have never been tested for the disease. An anonymous South Mountain student spoke...

Cellphone addiction is real

Leslie Alaniz, Reporter

March 22, 2016

Filed under National News, Top Stories

According to the Collins English Dictionary, nomophobia is a stress caused by having no access to or being unable to use one’s mobile phone. This type of stress causes physical side effects such as panic attacks, shortness of...

What should you do when stopped by the police?

Rosalba Hernandez, Reporter

February 2, 2016

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Maybe you’re stressed out or tired after a long day at work or school. All you want to do is get home as quickly as possible. So, what’s the harm in going a little over the speed limit, right? Then, you see red and blue lights...

Teen Drinking puts you at risk

Adolfo Paz-Enriquez, Reporter

January 26, 2016

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Underage drinking is responsible for more than 4,300 annual deaths among teens, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Carmen Lappen, South Mountain High School’s nurse said, “Alcohol affects the brain,...

Dating abuse

Elizabeth Ochoa, Reporter

January 26, 2016

Filed under National News, Top Stories

  Dating abuse is considered a form of domestic violence, which is defined as a pattern of abusive behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain control over another intimate partner. Dating...

Teen Depression

December 4, 2015

Senioritis

Senioritis

December 3, 2015

Why are children abused?

Why are children abused?

December 3, 2015

How thin is too thin?

How thin is too thin?

November 27, 2015

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