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...

Laurie Pomeranz talks with Alessio Dominguez ’19 (near) and Harris Rutherford
’19 at a recent KnightLight club meeting in her office. KnightLight has planned
a series of events on campus during finals week to help students cope with stress.

New club begins work on campus

December 19, 2017

Close to 15 percent of teenagers will experience depression or another mental disorder, according to the Bloomberg School of Public Health, so a new club was formed to ...

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...