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Exposure Therapy: Canise

Canise Brown, Guest Writer

September 19, 2019

I have always had trouble fitting in. I’ve always been a “weird” person, a “different” person. A lot of people don’t like to hang around “weird” people, so I’ve always had trouble making friends. I’ve had a cl...

Exposure Therapy: Vishalli

Vishalli Alagappan, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

No, I don’t speak Indian. No, I don’t eat curry. No, I am not a Hindi. No, the dot on my forehead does have meaning. To me. It is my identity. One can only ignore ignorance for so long; mere nuisance develops into irritati...

Exposure Therapy: Nicki

Nicki Kunz, Guest Writer

September 16, 2019

People are regularly surprised when I tell them my intended career path. My teachers and peers alike often tell me, “you’re so bubbly and outgoing, why would you ever want to work with computers?” As if my floral print shirt pat...

Exposure Therapy: Maddie

Maddie Goman, Guest Writer

September 13, 2019

When I tell others that my experience at EPHS has been positive, it does not mean that I do not struggle on a day to day basis with some aspects of my school day. The way I am viewed by those around me, specifically, my male peers...

Exposure Therapy: Samara

Samara Koshiol, Guest Writer

September 12, 2019

As a standing member of the EPHS community, I should have the ability to feel included and welcomed in all aspects of my experiences, but as I get farther and farther into my time here at Eden Prairie Schools I still am having troub...

Exposure Therapy: Caroline

Caroline Gruenstein, Guest Writer

September 11, 2019

Eden Prairie schools have somewhat of a reputation to uphold, being that we are a very diverse, kind, and accepting community. For the most part, I agree with this. I’ve certainly never been slammed into lockers, gotten my lunch m...

Exposure Therapy: Katie

Katie Nowak, Guest Writer

September 10, 2019

I have lived almost 18 years of my life as a female. In that time, I have had many experiences that have become part of the definition of sexual harassment: the catcalling, the unwanted advances, being objectified, that kind of...

Exposure Therapy: Harper

Harper Wilson, Guest Writer

September 9, 2019

Our school district has always had a reputation of having to be the best, and I have been conditioned to think no differently. I am grateful for being smart and for the opportunities that I have been given from Eden Prairie sc...

Exposure Therapy: Vishwa

Vishwa Madhusudhanan, Guest Writer

September 6, 2019

I get a racist comment thrown at me every single day. If it’s not a comment, then it‘s an action. This has happened all my life. I have gotten used to it, though it will always make me feel uncomfortable and out of place....

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