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Being body neutral may be a better way for people to reach body acceptance.

Body positivity vs. body neutrality

Kaylee Ostrowski, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Body image has been an issue for centuries and there have been many attempts to fix the on-going issue. The Body Positivity Movement is the most recent “solution”, but it has turned away from its original...

Seasonal Affective Disorder is more likely to happen in the fall and winter months, and less likely in the spring and summer months.

Changing seasons, changing moods

Leannah Messenger, Managing Editor December 23, 2021

The stress of the holidays leads many people to feel like they must put on a “show” for their families and friends: a photograph perfect, generic, happy, holiday season. It can be harder to find joy...

Studies show that reading reduces stress by 68%.

Reading proves vital despite technological advances

Brigette Richard, Business Manager December 23, 2021

With the use of technology continuously rising, the use of books and reading on paper material has lowered significantly. Studies have shown the negative effects that technology has on kids and teenagers....

The most stressful time of the year

The most stressful time of the year

Editorial Board December 23, 2021

Why is the most wonderful time of the year so stressful? With the holiday season approaching, there is a lot to be stressed out about.   One of the major factors of holiday stress is making sure one...

The high expectations of others cause people to feel immensely overwhelming pressure to never make mistakes or falter in anything they do.

Having high expectations breeds harmful outcomes

Sarah Levenson, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2021

It is human nature to always hope for the best and constantly try to find the bright side of tough situations. However, having such high hopes and expectations for any aspect of life can be extremely difficult...

Sophomore Dylan Scheel protects the ball from the North Catholic Trojans on Oct. 7. Scheel is one of many student athletes who has faced difficulties getting the necessary credits required by the NCAA.

NCAA requirements affecting students poorly

Skylar Scobbo, Asst. Features Editor November 30, 2021

Do you want to play a college sport? Do you have the right qualifications to do so? These are questions that you may want to ask yourself when selecting your classes next year. The National Collegiate...

Eight people died at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival in Houston, Texas, on Nov. 5, and hundreds more were injured after a crowd surge turned deadly.

Is violence becoming too prominent in society?

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

Violence can appear in various ways, shapes and forms. Whether it is physical or verbal, it is an act that has the potential to be taken way out of proportion. Being deemed violent or a violent person...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to the public and is safe for use.

CDC recommends third dose of booster shot to eligible recipients

Troy Pawlowski, Sports Editor November 30, 2021

While some individuals believe that vaccination is key to helping end the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some people that refuse to get vaccinated against the virus. These vaccines are safe to get...

With Christmas getting celebrated so early, Santa looms over Thanksgiving festivities.

Slow down Santa

Megan Evans, Copy Editor November 30, 2021

Hang the stockings and say some prayers because Santa Claus comes tonight… No, he does not, not yet at least. People get ready for Christmas way too early. As much as Santa is loved, there is a time...

Daylight savings time tradition should not be continued because of poor health effects.

Set back, stay back

Christopher Denkovich, Assist. News Editor November 30, 2021

Twice a year, every year, the clocks get set back and sprung forward, ruining the sleep schedule and internal clock of every American. Daylight saving time (DST) starts on the second Sunday in March and...

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