Coming in Fall 2017: We All Have Stuff

Sometimes, being a teenager can be awkward and stressful – and you can feel like an emotional mess! Stress is one of many factors that can lead to teen depression. Other factors can include mental illness, disappointment in oneself, bullying, a breakup in a...

Recognizing Abusive Relationships

How prevalent is domestic abuse? Consider this statistic. On a single day in 2014, domestic violence programs in Iowa helped 853 victims, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ncadv.org). Sadly, 133 people could not be helped because of a lack...

The Facts about Poverty in America

Awareness of poverty in America has been growing in recent years, but there is much to learn about the economic deprivation that affects millions of people throughout the country. Educating oneself is the first step to addressing a major issue. To understand how to...

What is Cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying is the use of electronic communications to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. Methods used include electronic technology like cell phones,...

Digital Danger: Always Practice Hacking Prevention

You would lock your door when you leave your house so why not use an equal amount of security with your computer? Don’t tempt thieves to steal your personal information. How do hackers hack your computers? Hackers can access a personal computer through emails...