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Weight gain over quarantine should be something that is celebrated rather than shamed because everyone needs to be a little nicer to themselves during such a rough and confusing time in the world.

Opinion: The quarantine 15

Ciara Duncan, Features Editor May 19, 2021

The human body naturally reacts to the environment it’s in. When we’re relaxed, our muscles untighten, our breathing slows, and we emotionally feel like we can take on the world. When we’re stressed,...

School can cause several stresses for students including but not limited to frustration, anxiety, depression, and insomnia. These stressors may warrant change within the school system.

Opinion: The school system is to blame for student stress

Alayna Majkrzak, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

Why does school: exist, start so early, make me sad, cause depression, make me so tired, and make me cry. These are the auto-complete suggestions in Google when you type in “why does school...” Students...

Taking too many Advanced Placement classes can be stressful and overwhelming for many students, but can also help students develop both academic skills and behaviors that will serve them well after high school.

The AP lifestyle

Jared Bysiek, Features Editor November 21, 2019

Late one school night, a student is hard at work, cramming to get as much as she can studied and finished. It has been a grueling month, and her classes have started to take a toll on her. With Lady Gaga...

Andy Maye, Eleanor Stolzman, and Autry Hartfield are teaching their AP Physics II class during second hour with creative pictures.

Student stress on the rise

Madison Loewe, Editor - West Campus February 27, 2019

Some say high school is like a pressure cooker. In 2019, many high schoolers are under an immense amount of stress. Many high schoolers must juggle both their school work and a job and struggle...

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