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The Impossible Whopper

Burger King recently came out with a completely meat-free burger.

Jonathan Y., Reporter

May 22, 2019

America eats too much meat. Everyone knows that. A study shows how an average American ate around 270.7 pounds of meat in a single year. That approximates to an average of 3 hamburgers a day! Luckily, Burger King has it all figured out. The all new Impossible Whopper provides a way to control the extreme di...

Measles Outbreak


Justin Y., Reporter

March 6, 2019

Many cases of measles have been reported throughout the world. Measles is an infectious disease that causes fever or rash on the skin. Due to the large amount of people infected with measles spread across many countries, the demands for vaccines are rising very fast. In some locations, there are only ...

Medicare For All

Medicare Protesters

Elio A., Reporter

February 19, 2019

Medicare For All is a health care plan that was developed by Senator Bernie Sanders. It is single-payer health insurance, that the national government runs. The program covers all Americans and replaces private coverage. Health care financing is organized by a single public or quasi-public agency. Bernie ...

Elizabeth Holmes Charged and Indicted with Fraud

Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of Theranos

Alan H., Reporter

January 24, 2019

Elizabeth Holmes, the owner and founder of Theranos, was indicted on June 15, 2018, for defrauding investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars and also deceiving hundreds of patients and doctors. Elizabeth Holmes is a nineteen-year-old Stanford University dropout. Her company, Theranos, is the a...

Top 5 Foods To Eat During The Summer

A picture of berries

Jevan B., Reporter

May 25, 2018

During the summer it is important to eat the right food. Some people may think of ice cream or anything cold, but here the best foods to eat during the summer. Although these foods are good for the summer, they may not be the first foods to come to mind. The first item on the best foods list is radis...

Foods that Seem Healthy but Aren’t

Yogurt, wrinkly fruit, edamame and coconut water, while seemingly healthy, are not!

Jasmine H., Reporter

May 9, 2018

A healthy diet is crucial for one’s well being. To maintain a healthy lifestyle, fresh and healthy foods must be eaten. However, not all foods are actually as good for a person’s body as it seems to be. Even though these foods come with some advantages, their disadvantages Dried fruit is a popular sn...

Why Climate Change is Affecting Public Health

The possible effect of Climate Change

Bianca Z., Reporter

April 24, 2018

Climate change is a change in regional or global climate patterns. The main reason climate change happens is because of the greenhouse effect which is the trapping of the sun’s warmth in the lower atmosphere of a planet. Climate change is affecting the public health of people by heat waves, storms...

The Growth of Allergies

Pollen, a common form of allergy

Katrina W, Reporter

April 24, 2018

Between the years of 1997-2008, the growth of allergies in children under 18 increased by over 50%. In fact, every three minutes, allergies send someone to the emergency room, and 200,000 people require emergency care each year because of allergies. But why does this happen exactly? Many think it is the c...

Benefits of Exercise

Woman making her bones healthy

Esther W., Reporter

January 22, 2018

“Exercise is good for you.” It’s a common quote used by PE teachers and parents, telling everyone that they need to get up and move around. There is obviously truth to the fact that exercise is beneficial, but what are the health benefits it can give other than just being a bothersome task? &nb...

Should Smoking Be Banned?

A man smoking a cigarette

Jewlyssa M., Reporter

December 12, 2017

In 2015, around 15% of the U.S. population smoked. It was thought to be one of the lowest percentages recorded in history, but the number needs to be 0%. Smoking causes about 480,000 deaths a year. That means it is the cause of 1 in every 5 deaths, yet people still smoke. Some people think that, if...

What Music Can Do For You

Black mixing board - music

Faith Q., Reporter

November 8, 2017

People enjoy music any many different ways, but it benefits everyone more than they think. The science behind music is truly fascinating, as scientists have been studying this topic for years now. It has been a proven fact that music is in fact good for the body and can improve someone as an individua...

Do Dreams Have Meaning Behind Them?

A sleeping child

Natalie B., Reporter

November 7, 2017

Having at most 4 to 6 dreams per night, although most are quickly forgotten, may leave people wondering what their dream meant or why it occurred.  Some are even convinced their dream may have predicted the future or altered their life or depicted their past life.  Dreams actually have many meanings and...

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