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Athletes find alternative fitness routines

Athletes find alternative fitness routines

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

March 10, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE In light of the recent coronavirus spread in San Francisco, school administrators have cancelled all sports and workouts in the gym until March 22, which leaves many students without fitness plans for a couple weeks.  “It’s been harder for me to workout because usually I would ...

Let’s talk about sex

Let's talk about sex

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The Netflix series “Sex Education” follows Otis, an awkward teenager, who, despite being a virgin, opens a sex clinic because his mom is a sex therapist. The queries Otis answers, including whether or not chlamydia is an airborne disease, show that Otis’ school does not teach sex education, a problem...

Students ask anonymous health questions during class meetings

Family practice physician Rebecca McEntee answers an anonymous question during class meetings. Juniors and seniors had a combined discussion with McEntee in the Center.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

April 28, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Health professionals led conversations split by grades during class meetings last week about various health-related topics. Students had the opportunity to write down anonymous questions on notecards that were collected and answered out loud by the health professional leading their discuss...

New club spreads awareness about health

Members of the Wellness Wisdom Club discuss their goals for this year. The club, led by senior Worth Taylor, will meet every other Monday during lunch.

Olivia Mohun and Madeline Thiara

October 2, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students in the Wellness Wisdom Club met for the first time yesterday at lunch to learn more about healthy living and talk about how to treat their bodies. “My goal for this club is to share awareness and spread the word about living a healthy lifestyle,” senior and club head Wor...

A lifestyle ‘Worth’ her time

A lifestyle 'Worth' her time

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2018

After waking up at 5:30 a.m. for her daily pilates-inspired workout, junior Worth Taylor starts every week making a batch of homemade nut milk and preparing the day’s picture-perfect, nutrient-packed, organic breakfast before she heads to school. Once she finishes her homework, Taylor spends her afternoons wri...

Note to self

Note to self

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

May 24, 2018

Images of “Bridget Jones” or “The Princess Diaries” may come to mind when thinking of journaling, but regular “Dear Diary” entries can provide more mental and physical health benefits than the movies give them credit. “When you start writing, you come to these realizations and epiphanies,” j...

Staying healthy during the flu season

Staying healthy during the flu season

Mary Perez, Senior Reporter

January 30, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE With the flu season peaking mid-January, students and teachers missing classes have become a regular event and many are fighting to remain healthy.    “I’ve been washing my hands and staying away from people who are sick,” freshman Charlotte Ehrlich said. “I haven’t been ...

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Personal care products may pose serious health risks

Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor

December 16, 2017

Showering with shampoo and conditioner, rinsing with an army of skin care products, or even putting on makeup may seem important for maintaining a healthier, cleaner lifestyle, but many personal care products contain harmful and unsafe chemicals that could have detrimental health effects in the future. ...

Up in smoke

Up in smoke

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2017

Despite the Surgeon General’s Warnings on packs of cigarettes and anti-cigarette campaigns, many young smokers are starting nicotine habits through JUULs, a type of e-cigarette available in multiple flavors. “I was at my friend’s birthday dinner and a bunch of people were in the bathroom and...

Hyped up

Hyped up

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2017

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

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

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...

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