The Roundtable

COVID-19 related mental health issues need to be addressed

By Owen Murray, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2020

Legislation may require the public to protect itself from COVID-19 with masks in public spaces, but teens are unprepared for a more pervading medical threat: mental health problems. Up to 30% of high schoolers suffer from depression regularly, according to the Davenee Foundation. Recent COVID-19 lockdowns have caused 56% of Americans to experience new mental health issues, the Kaiser Family Foundation r...

The Stigma of Sadness

By Editorial Staff, The Roundtable

September 28, 2017

A student’s growth from freshman year to senior year is not linear. There are times of triumph and success, times of struggle and disappointment, but we must work to continue forward when feelings of hopelessness arise. The common stereotype surrounding boys is that they are meant to be emotionless beings, never crying or being seen as weak. But there are times during life where feelings of hopelessness...