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How Does Your Diet Impact the Environment?

How Does Your Diet Impact the Environment?

Caroline Montgomery, Student Writer January 27, 2022

When taking the environment for consideration most people’s minds would immediately trace to the well-known phrase “reduce, reuse, and recycle,” and while cutting down on how much you throw away...

Nationwide De-Criminalization of Abortions Save More Lives

Nationwide De-Criminalization of Abortions Save More Lives

Josephina Mason, Student Writer January 27, 2022

Abortion should be legal for all people. During the recent events in Texas and Ohio, banning abortion, for the most part, has put a knife up to the option of abortion. This has been a controversial topic...

Lizzie Padva enjoying a cup of coffee in class.

Caffeine in Teens

Summer McLean, Student Writer January 27, 2022

In moderation, caffeine provides benefits for high school and college students. People ages 14-17 should limit their daily caffeine intake to 100mg, which is around one cup of coffee, two cups of tea,...

A mat, crystals, and singing bowl are incorporated into a meditative set up.

Meditate, It’s Great!

Leah Malone, Student Writer January 27, 2022

Meditation is a practice that has countless benefits, which people around the world should feel free to experience. As it has become a valuable resource for many people to use to help prevent stress, anxieties,...

The “Made in China” label can be seen on most of the products found in chain stores because of the massive amount of American outsourcing.

The Harm in America’s Outsourcing

Chris Maguire, Student Writer January 27, 2022

The practice of outsourcing American manufacturing to China is overall more harmful to the U.S. than it is helpful, and it affects consumers, manufacturers, and everyone in between. Not only does widespread...

Social Media Affecting Us

Social Media Affecting Us

Katie Loughran, Student Writer January 27, 2022

The usage of social media is constantly being talked about within your home, at school, with friends, etc. As a senior in high school, social media is a huge part of my life. Even though I wish it was...

Park Club Fitness Gym

Benefits of Exercise Are More Than Just Looking Good

Amelia Loughery, Student Writer January 27, 2022

Many people in today’s world struggle with health problems. Exercise is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your physical health. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle by exercising will help...

Educating Our Future Generation

Educating Our Future Generation

Ashley Landis, Student Writer January 27, 2022

First, one must decide what kind of education is more valuable for a child’s well-being; academic or social intelligence, or if either form of education hinders intelligence whatsoever. Traditional...

Body Image and Social Media

Body Image and Social Media

Hannah Laincz, Student Writer January 27, 2022

Body image has become a huge part of social media in this generation, especially for teenagers. Spending time scrolling through images of toned, model bodies makes the viewers feel like they need a ‘perfect...

The Scoop on Protein Powder

The Scoop on Protein Powder

Emily Kriney, Student Writer January 27, 2022

There is no shortage of evidence to support the fact that humans need protein. Many students, particularly those who are physically active, ask if they should take a protein supplement, either because...

Scientists prepare a monkey for space-medicine-related testing.

Animal Testing or Animal Abuse?

Lilly Huckerby, Student Writer January 27, 2022

Every year, approximately 100 million animals are harmed as a result of animal testing. Since 1938, the cosmetic industry has been testing on animals. It's not as simple as putting lipstick on a kitten...

Semi-automatic handgun placed in a safe. This replicates the procedure of having teachers safely be armed without putting children in harm’s way.

Protecting America’s Future

Landon Herbst, Student Writer January 26, 2022

It’s a regular day of school, students progress through their daily schedules and attend their classes furthering their development as scholars when an urgent abrupt message over the PA system indicates...

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