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Freshman creates content for YouTube

Leah Matlin, Executive Lifestyle Editor

February 1, 2019

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Whispering into the microphone, freshman Simon Klein role-plays trimming a viewer’s hair. He begins by spraying water around the camera and then pretends to cut hair by snipping scissors. This was the first video Simon Klein...

Newly legalized drug extract gains popularity

Jessica Katz and Carly Uhlig, Executive Copy Editor and Lifestyle Editor

February 1, 2019

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When his favorite Instagram influencer posted about her use of cannabidiol, also known as known as CBD, senior Nick Maris felt compelled to try it. Since then, Maris has explored the use of CBD teas, skin care products and lotions. “[The influencer]...

I tried the Zero Waste lifestyle

Alexandra Chertok, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

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As I routinely dried my hands with a brown paper towel from a school bathroom, I realized I had already made a mistake — and it had only been a few hours. After being intrigued by pictures of a year of garbage fitting into one mason jar, I decided to try the Zero Waste l...

Junior draws inspiration from calligraphy creations

Leah Matlin and Carly Uhlig

December 7, 2018

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Eyes fixated on her work, junior Cameron Fong’s pen glided across the paper creating smooth, precise strokes of lines and loops. Fong began to create calligraphy when she was in eighth grade, and she quickly began sharing her passion. She regularly posts her work on Instagram whi...

Breakfast swaps: healthy items on the go

Eugene Ko, Lifestyle Editor

December 7, 2018

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Secret menus

November 2, 2018

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Face the facts: an acne roadmap

November 2, 2018

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Student podcasting starting in three, two …

Eugene Ko, Lifestyle Editor

September 28, 2018

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And on a silent “one,” junior Jared Rosenthal begins his sports podcast, “Real Talk Today.” Along with fellow junior Ben Sztainberg, Rosenthal rattles off topics to cover, ranging from college football to the beginning...

Teens promote brands, gain benefits

Leah Matlin, Zoe Bendoff, Executive Lifestyle Editor, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

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At the end of August, junior Dani Bosse received several oooooo Instagram direct messages from company representatives complimenting her feed and her appearance with hopes of recruiting her as a brand ambassador. Until being contacted, she had never heard of or co...

I committed to a vegan diet for five days

Carly Uhlig, Lifestyle Editor

September 28, 2018

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Being a member of my family means barbeques on the weekend, cheese curds at the state fair and Grandma’s chicken casserole for dinner. So you can imagine how difficult it was for me to go vegan for a week.  I started out with high hopes for this adventure. Even ...

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