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Heavy backpacks may cause future problems for students

October 30, 2009


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Ava Martinez Reporter Nearly every student carries a backpack to school for convenience and organization, however many students are carrying so much weight that can cause serious back problems in the future. “On Mondays when we have all of our classes, my backpack is more uncomfortable because ...

Chocolate, in moderation, may have benefits

Chocolate, in moderation, may have benefits

October 30, 2009


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Anjali Shrestha Features Editor The consumption of dark chocolate and its affects on the heart may prove to be a sweet salvation for chocolate lovers. “Eating chocolate as part of a varied diet where intake is balanced with regular exercise is probably healthy for the heart,” said regist...

Volleyball captain Katharine Noakes inspires teammates

Volleyball captain Katharine Noakes inspires teammates

October 30, 2009


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Emily Bloch Reporter Volleyball captain Katharine Noakes practices year-round with club volleyball in the offseason and open gyms in the summer, where her team conditions and practices two times a week for two hours with their coach Kelly Patterson. “I played volleyball in elementary school and enjoy...

Freshman runners lead the team at the BCL Challenge

October 30, 2009


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Aggie Kruse Reporter Three freshman runners dominate the cross-country team, having placed well in recent meets. Jane Stephens came in 12th out of 80 runners at 22:20 in the Bay Counties League Challenge on Oct. 6 at Lindley Meadows. Claire Fahy came in next for the Cubs at 23:55, securing the 2...

Tennis team changes goals

October 30, 2009


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TaLynn Mitchell Reporter With two weeks left in the tennis season, the team has changed the focus and goals from winning at any cost to being a more cohesive squad. “Going into the season we were focused on winning as many games as possible, but we soon realized that we needed to be more fo...

Bigger golf team sees improvement despite number of matches

October 30, 2009


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Ava Martinez Reporter The golf team saw improvement and increased teamwork, even with only four matches this season. “Our team is significantly bigger and more competitive because of our practices on a real course,” said co-captain Kristin Kennedy. “We did not practice on a course at all l...

Arrest sparks calls for new skateboard laws

October 30, 2009


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Sophie Gilchrist Sports Editor San Francisco city law has prohibited skateboarding any place other than in a skate park since 1999, but this law was not well known until recently. In late September a video was released on YouTube of a group of teens who were fined for skateboarding in the city. ...

Volleyball team changes focus after a disappointing season

October 30, 2009


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Katy Hallowell Reporter The volleyball season has been disappointing for the players, making the win against University High School is the highlight of the season. “We push each other more, we make each other stronger, not only as individuals but as a team,” said captain Katherine Noakes. ...

Frozen yogurt can be healthy snack food

September 24, 2009


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter Senior Meghan Choi walks out of class with a craving for an after school snack. She could go for a bag of Funions or a large Carmel Macchiato at Starbucks, but she walks to a shop with her sister for a small frozen yogurt. “I would choose frozen yogurt because it’s a...

Cannon inspires up-and-coming runners

Cannon inspires up-and-coming runners

May 21, 2009


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Emma Herlihy Reporter Track captain Claire Cannon runs year-round, with cross country in the fall, track in the spring and trains on her own in the winter and summer. “A lot of people always ask me ‘Why would you run?’ but my family all runs and I love doing it,” said Cannon, who is a sen...

Summer is time to train for fall sports

May 21, 2009


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Isabelle Pinard Reporter For most students summer marks a rest from academics, but for athletes it’s time to get back into the game and tune it up for next season. “Summer sports are important for athletes to stay in shape, and prepare them for the up coming season” said athletic director...

Expensive sports beverages increase flavor, not energy

May 21, 2009


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Caroline Hearst Reporter Sports drink manufacturers market their products as better alternatives to water, but they may impact your wallet more than your health. “It is better to have free water, and food, juice or smoothies made from whole foods, than to have the ‘designer’ drinks,” said Eri...

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