NewsDepth 2021-2022 | Episode 27

In this week's episode, we hear the public’s mixed reactions regarding the mask mandates being lifted on public transportation.

Next, mental health is an “urgent crisis” among the nation’s youth.    

But, Anna Huntsman teaches us we can deal with our stress by horsin’ around.

Finally, we take some new book recommendations and learn how reading can change the way our brains work.



Aerosols (noun): Tiny air particles.

Deteriorating (adjective): Getting worse as time goes on.

Equine (adjective): Relating to horses.

Therapeutic (adjective): Having a positive effect on the body or mind, or contributing to a sense of well-being.

Empathy (noun): The ability to understand and share the feelings of others.


Taking the time to relax after a stressful day can significantly improve your mental health. For this week’s question, we want to know “what do you do to de-stress?”

You can use the inbox form to submit your answers.

We cover the banning of certain books at public schools, and for this week’s poll, we want to know what you think. Should some books not be allowed in school libraries? Go online to vote between “all books should be allowed in libraries” or “the book selection should be curated for kids” Click here to vote!

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