Finding cultural identity in music

May 25, 2017

In many people’s lives, culture plays a massive role. Not only does culture influence family life, it plays into other things as well, such as music. Here at Aragon, many students interact with cultural music, whether it’s playing an instrument, dance or something else, and for many, it has made a great impact. Everyone’s reasons for being involved in cultural music varies and at times, those reasons change, as they…

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Headspace: Part VI: Resources — Help is here for those who need it

May 25, 2017

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, more than one in five teens experience a severe mental disorder. Yet, the Office of Adolescent Health reports only about 40 percent of the three million teenagers suffering from depression sought help in 2015, suggesting that most people deal with their condition alone, either because of stigma or not knowing about available resources. At Aragon Aragon has three health and wellness therapists….

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Makeup: A form of expression, not a means to hide

May 25, 2017

“I never feel like I need to wear makeup, but it’s always something that I want to do it. It’s never like ‘Oh I feel ugly without makeup,’ it’s just a preference. It’s a preference for a lot of people,” says freshman Paris Auerweck. Many times makeup is seen as a tool for people to cover their imperfections or to look better for the common good. However, with the growth…

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