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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...

Frozen yogurt can be healthy snack food

September 24, 2009
Filed under Showcase, Sports & Fitness

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...

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