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I tried the Zero Waste lifestyle

Alexandra Chertok, Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

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

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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Student podcasting starting in three, two …

Eugene Ko, Lifestyle Editor

September 28, 2018

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

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

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 ...

Experts acknowledge health product misconceptions

Zoe Bendoff, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

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I survived a week without social media

Ellie Prober, Lifestyle Editor

April 20, 2018

My heart breaks as I click the “x” in the corner of each app. Despite all the others cluttering my screen, my phone seems bare without the brightly colored social media icons. For five days, this emptiness would be my life.  From Monday, March 12 at midnight until the same ti...

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