• Balancing extroversion with depression

    By Lindsey Layman, Chattanooga, Tenn., —I’m an extrovert by nature. I thrive in social situations. I like people and crowds and being the center of attention. I feel the need to be everyone’s friend and to take on their issues as my own. I have to be there for everyone when they’re down and find […]

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  • Racism drives citizens away from homes

    Cameron Morgan, Chattanooga, Tenn. — “Ouch. When even your gentrification is racist.” — reply to a friend who sent me a study the Atlantic published — “Gentrification through the eyes of a Yelp reviewer.” In the study, they examined two Brooklyn neighborhoods undergoing gentrification (n. — a trend in urban neighborhoods, resulting in increased property values, and displacement of lower-income families and small […]

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