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Ask the counselor: “How do I survive in a racist community?”

—Gala, Sioux Center, IowaIt’s not easy being in a community that you feel has hatred toward others because of their race. It’s stressful to hear negative comments or see discrimination and feel like there...

Quiz: What’s your bystander style?

 Bystander intervention is about the small things we all do for our friends and communities. When we see that someone is experiencing unwanted attention or pressure, we have a variety of ways we can...
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How to Confront a Friend that has Certain political views?

With an intentionally diverse community, students are exposed to a wide variety of opinions, identities, political affiliations, and more. When comments across campus tread the line of free speech and problematic and destructive rhetoric,...

5 surprising benefits of volunteering

Rate this article and enter to win%CODE1%You may not realize it, but you can be a great asset to the groups that are working to improve your community. “High school students who volunteer with...
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Step up: Preventing violence in your community

Rate this article and enter to winWe all know the saying, “If you see something, say something.” There’s no instance when this rings more true than when your gut tells you to speak up...