Tag: Students

UnMasking Kids is Right
February 11, 2022 Local Politics,Op-Ed,RNHA News Articles Natalie Beisner

Two weeks ago, during a press conference, New York Governor Kathy Hochul was asked “whether the state has a particular number [for removing the statewide mask mandate]–whether that be test positivity rates or hospitalization rates,” or whether the state was “playing it by ear.” Hochul insisted it was not the latter, that the state would
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Teen Suicide Skyrockets during the Covid Lockdowns
January 30, 2022 Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

According to an article by Very Well Mind,  the American College Health Association reported that suicide rates tripled since 1950 among students ages 15-24. The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) states that the 10th leading cause of death in the United States of America is suicide. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide claimed 47,500 lives in
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A Decline in Marijuana Use by Students in 2021
December 22, 2021 Latest,Local Politics,RNHA News Articles Robert Cross

A recent trend in research shows students marijuana use decreased in the United States, since the early 2000s. In 2016, teen marijuana use went from 47% in the 1970s to 44%. According to the CDC, in 2019 the percent of students that reported marijuana use dropped to 37% with 225 still using marijuana in the
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