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The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

The Student News Site of Millard West High School

The Catalyst

Wildcats vs Wildcats

Wildcats vs Wildcats

Cameron McCubbins, Staff Reporter
November 3, 2022
Sophomore Victoria Marshall getting to meet one of the many  support animals at the Empower Youth Summit during a breakout sessions.

Fighting the stigma

Bowie Zekpa, Staff Reporter
November 2, 2022
Statistics show how the mental health in students is declining .

Confess the stress

Halle Opat, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2022
Students are feeling the effects of burnout leading to a mental health crisis among them.

Burnt out

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
April 27, 2022
Teens need a more positive thing to spend their time on. If Gen Z keeps this up, it will only lead to worse mental health.

Internet misery

Sophia Condello, Staff Reporter
February 1, 2022
Schools need to create better strategies to deal with teens mental health to help slow the rising cases of mental illnesses in teens.

The true pandemic amongst teens

Alexis Bahensky, Opinions Editor
December 9, 2021
For support in moments of crisis, reach out to trusted individuals or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.


Emma Baker, Catalyst Editor-in-Chief
March 2, 2021
As the number of teen users on social media increase, there is a decline in teen mental and physical health.

The real corruptor of teens

Alexis Bahensky, Cartoonist
December 10, 2020
Social media and cell phone use is making people less social. This problem is continuously increasing with new technological advances being made.

“Social” media isn’t so social

Elizabeth Hahn, Entertainment Editor
February 19, 2020
Standards in society and social media hold a burden over individuals, resulting in stress and anxiety.

Appearance hurts

Michelle Zhang, Opinions Editor
January 16, 2020
Daylio, Stoic, Stop, Breathe, and Think, Clear Fear, Cove, Sanvello, Quirk and Youper were among the top mental health apps of 2019. They range from journaling, mood tracking, AI chatbots and more.

The top mental health apps of 2019

Morgan Weir, Staff Reporter
November 26, 2019
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