Body vs. image

Lauren Harris, Staff writer

January 8, 2016

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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...

December 3, 2015

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Teen abuse of sleep aids increases

Linsley J. Snider, Page Designer

March 23, 2015

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With a deep sleep only a trip to CVS away, an increasing number of teenagers are taking and abusing sleep aids, acquiring bad habits like misuse, oblivious to the health effects. “I take sleeping pills a lot either when I’m...

Dietary pills threaten student health

Katie Johnson, Staff Writer

March 23, 2015

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High school is filled with stereotypes, labels and social-classes that constantly pressure students into feeling like they have to look a certain way in order to conform to the group norm; this ignorance can lead a person to take...

Teens struggle with “SAD”

Rebecca Wright, Page Designer

January 26, 2015

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Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that affects students from November through March according to Medical Doctor Jay L. Hoecker. “This is such a common disorder in teenagers with all of their high school...

Breakfast reflects on student health

Linsley Snider and Kaite Johnson, Page Designer and Staff writer

January 26, 2015

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As a result of early school starts and hectic schedules, many students lack time in the morning for breakfast, according to Infection preventionist Elizabeth Johnson. “Eating or not eating breakfast is a habit, and it takes...

Health consequences of skipping breakfast

Brittany Little, Page Designer

November 14, 2014

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Students rush around in the mornings not leaving enough time to eat the most important meal of the day- breakfast. Students don’t realize the negative effects that come with not eating.“I never eat breakfast in the morning,...

Healthier options for Halloween

Rebecca Wright, Page Designer

October 29, 2014

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Gaining those extra Halloween candy pounds can be hard to avoid, but snacking on alternative options will help scare away the extra weight. Bagged pretzels- "Little bags of fun Halloween pretzel shapes are really fun for the...

Halloween candy alternatives

Rebecca Wright, Page Designer

October 22, 2014

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Gaining those extra Halloween candy pounds can be hard to avoid, but snacking on alternative options will help scare away the extra weight.   Bagged pretzels- "Little bags of fun Halloween pretzel shapes are really fun for...

Dehydration causes dangerous effects

Mackenzie Gurne, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

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The intense sun beat down while junior Alexis Darga passed the soccer ball to another team member, before collapsing from dehydration. “I really didn’t drink enough water and it was really hot that year,” Darga said. “I fe...

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