Mama – Stay Healthy

Liv Calacanis, Health Page Editor

February 21, 2018


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Take a moment and picture your best self. What do you look like?  What do you feel like? Relaxed? Free from the stresses and problems of the world? Energized to do the things you wish you had time for? At peace with yourself? When you begin to practice yoga, this can become your reality. Yog...

Strength and Courage

Summer Green, Arts & Culture page Editor

January 5, 2018


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If the world truly knew what bipolar meant, the term wouldn’t be used so regularly. Bipolar disorder affects approximately 5.7 million adult Americans or about 2.6 percent of the US population. Mental illness is a very serious issue that many people suffer with everyday. Many people don’t realize...

Are You Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

Anika Bucek, Editorial Page Editor / Website Manager

January 5, 2018


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At some point or another, everyone has seen a service dog. Whether for blindness, seizures, or some other disability, there is no denying that these hard working canines do a great service for their owners. Recently, however, people are noticing a rise in their numbers, particularly in the field of mental...

Flu Shot

Anna Costa, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2017


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When you think of school starting and the beginning of fall you also think of flu shots. Every year the debate about whether or not you should get a flu shot comes up, and it is never without loud naysaying voices. This never ending debate has been going on since the beginning of vaccines. As one gets...

Time Management

Isabella Astorino, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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Being a student and managing your time is a difficult task to do. Students who play sports, do extracurricular activities, or have jobs might have the challenge of managing their time efficiently. Some students can be better than others when it comes to this, but all in all it is a struggle. Warwick...

Thirteen Reasons Why Controversy

Thirteen Reasons Why Controversy

Aj Figureoa and Sarah Kaplan

June 12, 2017


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The topic of mental illness is becoming a subject of controversy, especially in the media. Netflix’s ‘13 Reasons Why’ addresses the topic of suicide and mental illness. Mental Health experts fear that this show glorifies mental illness and suicide and could have some negative consequences. Media...

Healthy Body and Happy You

Healthy Body and Happy You

Angelica Figueroa, Environmental Page Editor

March 22, 2017


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“Lose weight fast! Be the better you with this new effective workout!” we've all heard something along the lines before. Each year there's a new craze to lose weight and be healthy, but not everyone has similar techniques. Workouts vary for each person and everyone has different outcomes. Want more mu...

Sarah’s Story

Sarah’s Story

Haidyn Emmerich, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


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When you think of the word rehab you usually think of drug addictions or alcoholism. You usually don’t think of the side of rehab that is seen through the eyes of those with severe injuries or disease repercussions. Over the summer Sarah Bailey, a junior at WVHS, suffered from a brain infection called...

The Thirst is Real

The Thirst is Real

Bridget Higgins, Science and Technology Page Editor

December 1, 2016


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Water is unarguably one of the most important substances on the planet earth, without it there would be no life. Every plant and animal needs it to survive, yet people still cease to understand just how important water is to us. Of course everyone know that eight glasses a day is supposed to be the ave...

The Vegan Diet

The Vegan Diet

Catie Abel, Arts and Culture Page Editor

October 13, 2016


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The vegan lifestyle has become increasingly popular with people of all ages in the past couple of years. What is veganism? Living a vegan lifestyle includes not eating or using any animal products or animal byproducts. This includes, meats, eggs, dairy products, honey, leather, fur, and other produc...

Plastic Soup

Plastic Soup

Bridget Higgins, Technology Page Editor

May 6, 2016


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Many people start off their day with a simple routine such as, washing their face and brushing their teeth, but have you have questioned what's really in the products you use? If you look at the ingredients there is probably a list of big words that most do not understand now and probably never will. ...

Isn’t It Our Choice?

Isn’t It Our Choice?

Tatiana Hroncich, Staff Writer

March 9, 2016


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By: Tatiana Hroncich Staff Writer Imagine this: you come home one day to find your parents sitting, their faces grim. As it turns out, your pet was put down just hours before due to old age and their body beginning to shut down. It would be an unfortunate and upsetting event, but it is part of li...

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