“I’m in yearbook. I also do robotics, Colorado Inspire, National Honor Society, speech and debate…”Amatullah Malki is reading from her phone. On it, she keeps a note that documents all of her extracurriculars, so she has the full tally handy for college applications. Right now, she’s less than halfway through the list. “I’m part of the Mental Health Youth Action Board,” Malki continues. “Boys and Girls Club, student board at school; I work at TJ Maxx; soccer has started; and I do Project VOYCE.
When Zach Simon was 15, he was in the hospital for about a week. He hadn’t broken a bone playing soccer or caught the flu. Instead, the Stapleton resident had been having suicidal thoughts. A few months later, as his sophomore year was starting, the same invasive thoughts sent him back to the hospital again. He’s not alone. The top five reasons Colorado youth ages 13 to 17 were hospitalized from 2013 to 2015 were all mental health conditions, as noted in the Denver Youth Health Assessment.
Over the past several years, Denver has seen an uptick in gang-related violence—and the city’s kids have noticed. To wit: When local nonprofit Arts [email protected] Employment Academy surveyed the young people in its job training program, the majority pinpointed gang violence as the most serious problem facing their demographic.
Today, a federal task force is talking about future research on chronic fatigue syndrome, a disease with no known cause or consistently effective treatments. Read my Q&A with journalist @julierehmeyer, whose memoir delves into the exhaustion of the disease https://t.co/0cNspjMQ3H
Denver journalist @KimCon14 just wrote this heartwarming children's book about a snowboarding polar bear who becomes friends with a paraplegic skier and I'm not crying you're crying https://t.co/17GWKZNI1n
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
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Use parentheses to separate multiple
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Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".