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Effects of Planned Parenthood funding cuts felt in North Texas

Effects of Planned Parenthood funding cuts felt in North Texas

By Michelle Pitcher Editor-in-Chief The Big Picture One of the most abundant and affordable resources for family planning, STD testing and information on reproductive health is also one of the most controversial agencies funded by the Texas government. In this past year, Planned Parenthood has come under serious fire, undergoing several rounds of budget cuts both on the state and […]

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MTV portrays teens as reigning celebrities rather than acceptable parents

Julianne Cauley News Editor It’s 8 p.m. and Maci trips over a toy car in the middle of the living room carpet. Her 2-year-old son Bentley begins taunting her, screaming, “Mommy, you ain’t tough enough. Cry!” Maci’s boyfriend, Kyle, has just been released from the hospital because of a surgery and is therefore unable to watch their son. Maci, a […]

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Teen pregnancy proves to be growing concern

Frances Ruiz Staff Writer It all started three years ago with the release of an independent film named Juno. You may have heard of it. With its humor and biting wit, this seemingly harmful movie sugar-coated and glamorized the life of a pregnant teen as well as the struggles, triumphs and disappointments she faced during her pregnancy. It was this film that not only kicked off the recent explosion […]

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