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Do Carbs Have an Effect On Your Skin?

Do Carbs Have an Effect On Your Skin?

Maddie Gerth and Nicole Heyer May 19, 2021

Do you ever wonder why your skin is breaking out? Your diet could be the reason and the number of carbs you eat could definitely have an effect as well. Different sources have different takes on the effects...

Pros and Cons of Petting Zoos

Pros and Cons of Petting Zoos

Emma Pirollo and Lauren Mauer May 19, 2021

The joy on a child’s face after they get to interact with the gentle and sweet petting zoo animals will leave a lasting impression, and a memorable experience. Almost all children can say that they love...

Carb-Loading: The Runners Secret

Carb-Loading: The Runners Secret

Alexa Allelunas and Payton Mann May 19, 2021

 Running for long distances can deprive and lower the body’s glycogen levels. If these levels drop too low, a runner could experience ‘hitting the wall’, which is a term used to describe the body...

Student Stress in School

Student Stress in School

Madison Hobbs, Student Writer May 12, 2021

Stress for students can be caused by anything in life, however, it is mainly caused by school. School is a very stressful environment from the workload to relationships. There is also a lot of stress that...

 A recent poll found that two thirds of Americans oppose anti-trans bills

Transgender Care Isn’t Harming Children, Anti-Trans Laws Are

Blake Renz, Student Writer May 11, 2021

2021 has seen a huge wave of laws against the LGBTQ+ community, most targeting transgender minors. This year has already broken the record for the most anti-transgender bills in history. Hundreds have...

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The Birds Are Calling: Who Will Win the Chicken War?

Olivia Power, Student Writer May 11, 2021

In 2019, the world erupted with the ongoing debate as to whose chicken sandwich was the best: Popeyes or Chick-fil-A? Unfortunately, even after months of debate, there was still no clear winner. This led...

Dogs or Cats: Is There Really A Wrong Choice?

Dogs or Cats: Is There Really A Wrong Choice?

Megan Lysek-Hagy, Student Writer May 11, 2021

Whether it be a fish, rodent, dog, cat, or something else, the majority of Americans are pet owners. Our lives revolve around the care of our animals, and many consider them to be their own children. The...

 Day to day life: working teens and adults working together while practicing social distancing. Bloomberg. Elizabeth King for Teen Vogue.

Summer Jobs During COVID 2021

Sam Brauer, Student Writer May 11, 2021

As students finish up the 2020-2021 school year, teenagers in high school and college who work part-time jobs year-round have suddenly realized they have a lot more time on their hands when they don’t...

The Rewatchability of TV Shows

The Rewatchability of TV Shows

Danielle Brouse, Student Writer May 11, 2021

To rewatch, or not to rewatch? Many viewers have developed their own unique stance on this debate since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Watching TV or streaming shows has been something that most...

Should Masks Be Required for Athletes During Games?

Should Masks Be Required for Athletes During Games?

Raina Adelman, Student Writer May 5, 2021

Beginning November 2020, the Department of Health made it mandatory for athletes to wear a mask while playing sports if unable to maintain a safe distance of 6-feet while playing. Their requirement states...

Should You Plan a Visit to the Zoo?

Should You Plan a Visit to the Zoo?

Aubrey Maher, Student Writer May 5, 2021

After over a year into the pandemic, you might find yourself in the same routine and not able to find anything new and exciting to do. With vaccines rolling out, businesses are able to slowly start reopening....

Clone the Family Dog!

Clone the Family Dog!

Grace Rabago, Student Writer April 29, 2021

We’ve all wanted to clone our beloved pets or have a pet t-rex in the living room, but is that even a possibility? Can we go a step further and clone humans? If it is possible the question still remains...

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