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Hyped up

Hyped up

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

With long school hours and late night study sessions, caffeine is a crucial part of many students’ diets. Coffee and tea can both provide a solution to that daily fix, along with providing other health benefits. “Coffee will more than likely have more caffeine than tea,” herbalist Alex Trevis...

If there is pain, there is no gain

If there is pain, there is no gain

Jordan Russell, Senior Reporter

November 6, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

While the temptation to lift just 10 more pounds or to push through one extra mile on the treadmill is attractive when working out, training too hard can cause overexertion and counteract the positive benefits of a workout routine. “I row two and a half hours every week day and between four to seven...

Sleepy students

Sleepy students

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

As students shuffle into their first period classes, suppressing yawns and fighting the urge to go back to sleep, many find the early start time of school makes it difficult to be well rested. “I do not get enough sleep,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who says she sleeps about six hours each night, said...

Toast on top

Toast on top

Gabriella Vulakh, Senior Reporter

September 27, 2017


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Similar to many Americans, sophomore Jade Despanie skips breakfast and considers dinner to be her most important meal of the day. “I don’t eat breakfast because I don’t really have enough time, and sometimes I’m not even that hungry,” Despanie said. Breakfast can have a direct correla...

Perfect body comes with a price

Perfect body comes with a price

Josephine Rozzelle and Jordan Russell

May 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports & Fitness

As the summer season and warmer weather draw near — and lighter, more revealing clothing becomes more popular — many teens focus on developing the “perfect summer body” through diets or exercise routines, but weight loss can be detrimental to one’s health. “There are a lot of different reasons — ...

Breaking the fast

Breaking the fast

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 5, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

A sleepy teenager’s growling stomach at the end of first period and her filling up on sugary, fatty foods can be attributed to staying up past midnight doing homework, sleeping through her alarm, rushing to get ready in the morning and skipping a crucial breakfast. Yet, finding time to eat a protein-filled br...

Taking mindful steps

Taking mindful steps

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

This week’s push by Buzzfeed to raise awareness and education surrounding mental health is leading to further discussion and understanding of this often negatively-perceived issue. “Mental Health Awareness Week serves as a platform to bring attention and conversation to a very important topic,” Jessica Lobed...

Health and Wellness brings stress reduction tips to upperclassmen

Health and Wellness brings stress reduction tips to upperclassmen

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

December 3, 2015


Filed under Breaking News, News

Juniors and seniors filled the Den and received a presentation on methods for stress today with finals week being two weeks away. “It’s good to know how to meditate, escape my thoughts and find peace,” senior Kristin Weinman said. “Coming in and listening to stress relieving methods is helpfu...

Makeup labels only go skin-deep

Makeup labels only go skin-deep

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under News

Many young women and girls apply makeup as a part of their daily ritual, however few know that there are no labelling requirements mandated by regulatory agencies or are aware of the potential side effects of the chemicals they are exposed to everyday. “For any girl who is conscious about the food she eat...

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Wrist-worn devices help track fitness, health

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

April 30, 2015


Filed under Sports & Fitness

Alyssa Alvarez Senior Reporter   The hustle and bustle of school and sports can cause one to wonder about fitness, diet and sleep, but this has been simplified by fitness tracking devices and their new technologies that have become popular for students. Fitbits, Jawbone UPs and Nike FuelBand...

Vaccinations create a healthier community

Vaccinations create a healthier community

October 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion

By routinely immunizing populations around the world, health professionals have completely eradicated diseases such as smallpox, and have achieved the near-disappearance of illnesses such as polio, yet many adults refuse to vaccinate themselves and their children. Vaccines are an essential agent in mai...

Health issues arise from holiday meals

December 14, 2010


Filed under Opinion

Staff Editorial Sitting at a table laden with glazed hams, buttery mashed potatoes and massive pumpkin pies can be a temptation too hard to resist and the food-centric culture of the holidays is certainly delicious — but also dangerously unhealthy. Alternatives to the calorie-filled holiday dishes c...

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