Caffeine craze

Madison DeMasse, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

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Need a boost? Energy and caffeinated drinks are filled with sugar and unhealthy amounts of caffeine, which cause a caffeine crash later. Too much caffeine can also result in heartburn, nausea, vomiting, fertility issues and even...

The importance of fitness

Keegan Snow, Staff writer

June 9, 2017

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It’s no secret that you won’t get your goal summer body by sitting on the couch eating potato chips and a pint of ice cream.You have to spend hours in the gym and cut out the sugars, fats, and artificial foods from your diet...

High school drug use

Keegan Snow, Staff writer

June 9, 2017

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  High school drug use - is it harmless fun or is it being taken too far?   Drug use is prevalent in every single high school in the country. 44%. According to teenrehabcenter.org, that is that amount of kids tha...

Night shift improves health

Victoria Brosch, Copy editor/Staff writer

May 1, 2017

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The student is on their phone, squinting their eyes in the darkness of their bedroom. The bright light emanating from the iPhone makes it feel like there are two 100 pound weights on their eyes and sleep will simply not come....

Earth beauty

Earth beauty

May 1, 2017

BEWARE: binge drinking

Gaby Griffith, Page designer

March 28, 2016

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  “Stress caused by my family and friends makes me want to drink. When my friends don’t accept me, alcohol does. It’s not uncommon. Why do you think anyone drinks? They’re either masking a bigger problem or bei...

Sleep shortage aftermath

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor

March 28, 2016

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It’s the burden that troubles 50 - 70 million Americans of all ages and socioeconomic classes, according to the National Institutes of Health: Sleep. About 79, 725, 000 Americans noted they don’t regularly obtain a sufficien...

Shoulders back

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor

March 28, 2016

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Stop slouching. Stand up straight. Shoulders back. Appearance is everything in today’s society and posture is often overlooked— and it’s vital to health and image. Poor posture and body language don’t necessari...

Spread heart health

Mackenzie Gurne, Associate Editor

February 15, 2016

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While muscle mass and body image are health concerns that consume teenagers’ minds, heart health directly impacts well-being and controls appearance. Senior Ronni Zeimis, who was born with a heart defect, knows the importance o...

Combat the cold

Combat the cold

January 13, 2016

Body vs. image

Lauren Harris, Staff writer

January 8, 2016

Filed under Health

Suck in, chin up, shoulders back. Modeling is a world full of rules, routines and criticism. Yet, some teenagers compare their bodies with those of models. “I believe social media may play a role in perpetrating negative...

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