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5 Companies That Practice Fair Trade

5 Companies That Practice Fair Trade

Kathleen Carroll '19, Online Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Galleries, Health and Fitness

Five Fair Trade certified companies and their goals regarding eliminating systemic poverty among farmers in developing nations, as well as why supporting Fair Trade businesses is a positive thing.

Healthy lifestyle and great taste

Healthy lifestyle and great taste

Caitlin Miller '18, Guest Writer
December 8, 2016
Filed under Featured Content, Features, Health and Fitness

Locally organic juices offer alternative and healthy options for students

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How to stay fit this fall season

How to stay fit this fall season

Alyssa Cole, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
Filed under Featured, Health and Fitness

As fall approaches, staying fit becomes a more difficult task for many people due studying during the school year and being involved in more activities. As the weather gets colder, it is often more tempting to stay inside and curl under a blanket. Although these things definitely make it more of a...

How to make peanut butter-raisin granola

How to make peanut butter-raisin granola

April 17, 2016
Filed under Featured Videos, Health and Fitness, Multimedia, Video, Videos

By Allyson Hartz '16 | Online Editor in Chief After buying boxes and bags of granola from the health food store and always being left with an unsatisfied palette and empty wallet, I decided there had to be a better way to get my granola fix. After experimenting with basic recipes and some wi...

Starving for perfection: The reality behind eating disorders

Starving for perfection: The reality behind eating disorders

February 25, 2016
Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

*Source’s names have been changed to protect identity. By Hannah Connors '16 | Copy Editor Making herself throw up four times a day was not how Sally* envisioned spending spring break last year. But thanks to her eating disorder, that's exactly what happened. Sally’s struggles are common. Twenty million women and 10 million men in the United States su...

Take a breather: Practice yoga

Take a breather: Practice yoga

January 22, 2016
Filed under Featured, Health and Fitness, Multimedia, Videos

By Scarlett Constand '16 and Lily Kubek '17 | Opinion Editor and Copy Editor Finals are looming near, and stress levels among students are skyrocketing. In order to relax before and after grueling study sessions, we should all practice yoga. Juniors have immense pressure building from the ominous presenc...

Morning vs night workouts

Morning vs night workouts

January 22, 2016
Filed under Health and Fitness

By Abigail Warren'16 | Staff Writer Morning Helps you stay consistent: One of the biggest excuses for skipping a workout is that people don’t have time to workout as the day goes on and more things come up. But, when you get up before your day really even starts, there are no excuses. I...

Bad eating habits you need to ditch

Bad eating habits you need to ditch

January 21, 2016
Filed under Health and Fitness

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer Eating while you are distracted: This is something that almost everyone is guilty of. Do you ever find yourself eating while you’re watching tv? Maybe eating while you’re on the road? Or perhaps eating while you’re on the phone talking away about the new gos...

What’s so super about superfoods?

What’s so super about superfoods?

November 8, 2015
Filed under Featured, Features, Health and Fitness

By Gennie Martin and Lindsey Clark both '16 Though many people argue over what is and what is not considered to be included in the superfood category, the nutrition-filled foods that are most believed to be a part of this group are salmon, broccoli, spinach and lentils Eileen Labadie, MA, RD, CDE...

Community takes advantage of Barre classes, new fitness trend

Community takes advantage of Barre classes, new fitness trend

November 6, 2015
Filed under Features, Health and Fitness

By Abigail Due ‘18 | Staff Writer When Lia Amine, owner of Pure Barre, tore her ACL she not only had a long road of recovery ahead but also the possibility of never playing sports again. While recovering, Amine’s mom had started taking barre classes, immediately she realized barre exercise wa...

Signs that you may be sleep deprived

Signs that you may be sleep deprived

November 4, 2015
Filed under Health and Fitness

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer Many of us know that 8 hours of sleep is the minimum requirement that our body should get per night. Although it may not be the easiest task to follow, it should not be overlooked. Sleep affects our body on a variety of levels and when we are lacking sleep our...

Ways you’re ruining your workout

November 2, 2015
Filed under Health and Fitness, Opinion

By Abigail Warren '16 | Staff Writer While many students workout, not everyone is doing it right. In fact, you might be sabotaging your workout routine without even know it. Here are some common mistakes and why they might be hurting more than helping. You spend too much time on social media...

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