The Falconer

OPINION: Don’t copyright our crops

Kerian McDonald, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2013

While the news media has focused its attention on the recent events in Boston and North Korea, Congress has been busy passing new legislation with some content. The Farmer Assurance Provision, passed on April 4 as a rider to...

CPR brings the breath of life

Michelle Daniek, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2013

If you’ve ever applied for a position as a lifeguard or babysitter, you may have been asked to revive a dummy to receive an official CPR certification. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is a combination of chest compressions...

Students inflict self harm to cope with school stress, depression

Sophie Byvik, Editor-in-Cheif

February 22, 2013

Sources’ names have been changed. Some laugh it off. It doesn’t happen here; if it does, it’s one of those emo kids. Them. Not us. But the one in 12 teenagers who practice self-injury – who cut or burn themselves –...

Opinion: Adolescent mental health system is failing patients

Abby Seitz, Sports Director

January 7, 2013

In a country where one in five Americans under 18 have a diagnosable mental disorder, there is a major gap in both understanding and treating mental illness among adolescents. The flawed mental health system results from a lack...

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