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Bounce your way to class with yoga ball chairs

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

March 22

Filed under Health

When senior Madison Schinstock walked into her IB Geography class, she was shocked by the sight of large, gray yoga balls spread around the room. IB Geography and U.S. Government teacher Meagan Padgett had the great idea of...

Various toxic chemicals found in fast food containers

Judy Nanaw, Health Editor

March 13

Filed under Health

Sophomore Adama Kaloko cannot go one week without having her favorite McDonald's burger. She was surprised to hear that the box it comes in contains chemicals that are dangerous to the environment and her health, but does not t...

Why going vegan is the newest trend of 2017

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

February 13

Filed under Health

As awareness surrounding animal cruelty becomes more mainstream, it is clear that the vegan trend is steadily rising. Just a few years back, the word "vegan," was not a common term heard within society; however, with social media...

Staring at a screen may not be so bad for teens

Judy Nanaw, Health Editor

February 13

Filed under Health

Laying in the dark with a bright screen illuminating your face for hours is bound to damage your eyesight and affect your brain. At least, this is what we have been taught to believe. However, according to recent studies, it turns...

Health issues linked to sitting for too long

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

January 13

Filed under Health

Students spend most of their time in school sitting. With classes lasting approximately an hour and 45 minutes each, the majority of the school day consists of students sitting in their chairs, crouching over their desks as they take ...

Lower the volume or suffer hearing loss

Julie Nguyen, Health Editor

December 15

Filed under Health

When walking down the hallways, seeing students with headphones hanging from their ears isn't an uncommon sight. Between class changes, during lunch and after school, students are always in their own worlds while listening to...

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