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Many girls usually do group costumes that are well planned out and involve accessories and makeup.

Halloween heightens stress for teens, especially girls

Emily Goldstein ’23, Public Relations Director October 31, 2022

I will always remember my childhood Halloweens filled with trick or treating, oversized onesie costumes and of course, buckets of candy. No one cared what they looked like and the biggest concern was how...

The college process is not only destructive to one’s mental health but also to their nails.

Ode to my nails: obliterated by the college process

Brooke Fried '22 , Business Manager March 25, 2022

My dearest, most beautiful voluminous nails,    It’s been months since I last saw you, and things just aren’t the same. I feel lost without you -- like a piece of my identity has been ripped...

“Using terms such as ‘depressed’ or ‘ocd’ when not diagnosed with these illnesses can be both triggering and invalidating of those really are.”

Stop trivializing mental illnesses; it invalidates those who struggle

Valerie Dreyfuss ’22, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Yesterday, I was in a public library and overheard a girl who was studying for a math test. “I am so nervous for this test,” she laughed, “I'm having a panic attack.” Although I understood what...

How to manage stress during quarantine

How to manage stress during quarantine

Abby Fleming '20 and Mia Daignault '20 April 28, 2020

Abigail Fleming · Quarantine Stress

People work out in a gym wearing proper attire for their activity.

Changing clothes for P.E. should not always be necessary

Chelsea Strober '21, Staff Writer January 7, 2019

The bell rings and it is time for me to leave math class and head to P.E. I speed walk to the locker room, dodging anyone in my way. Getting into my change of clothes and making it to class on time is...

Mindfulness apps: the new way to meditate

Mindfulness apps: the new way to meditate

September 20, 2018

Julia Kasabian ’21 Everyone gets stressed, especially teens. That’s a fact. Whether it’s about school, family or friends, teens have a lot of stress. According to a 2013 study from The American...

Take a break!

Take a break!

December 21, 2017

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 Recently, a new rule has been implemented throughout the district to reduce student stress during breaks: the removal of all homework. During all extended weekends and long breaks,...

Teenage anxiety stems from more than just a bad grade or not enough likes

Teenage anxiety stems from more than just a bad grade or not enough likes

November 9, 2017

By: Kaela Dockray ’20 I am your everyday brand of adolescent anxiety, caused, in large part, by the competitive nature fostered in our community to be the most successful, well-rounded student. The...

New midterm schedule generates unwanted stress

New midterm schedule generates unwanted stress

Max Appell, Sports Editor January 11, 2017

Max Appell '18 Why fix something that isn’t broken? It may be a cliche, but it’s true. The new midterm schedule takes everything that was already stressful and makes it ten times worse. Having to...

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer March 9, 2015

When doing the rounds of my social media websites, it’s hard to avoid the pesky notifications from Facebook indicating that your camp-friend’s-friend-you-met-once-yet-still-friended’s birthday is...

Stressed out seniors anxiously await decisions

Stressed out seniors anxiously await decisions

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer November 10, 2014

Early Action is giving me early anxiety. Once those final submit buttons are pressed and the safari window is closed for that last time, the end is in sight. The finish line is just around the next...

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