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Veganism has many benefits for your health and the environment, but negative stereotypes and all-or-nothing biases are even harder than giving up your favorite foods.

Junior year made me stop being vegan

Maya Hruskar ’23, Staff Writer June 12, 2022

I’m proud to say that I was, for a short time, probably one of the most laid-back vegans on this earth. I went strictly vegan for about a year and a half before I converted to a sort of quasi-vegetarian....

The Staples cafeteria removed the custom salad bar as a COVID-19 safety precaution. However, as we return to normal at school, so should our dining options.

Staples student pines for Staples salad bar, hopes for return

Lilly Weisz ’23, Creative Director April 28, 2022

Ever since we returned to school during COVID-19, I have eaten yogurt twice a day — once for breakfast and once for lunch. My friends cast searing eyes at me as I consume pounds of fermented milk, but...

46 million turkeys are consumed by U.S. citizens on Thanksgiving. Altogether, the processing, domestic transport, retail refrigeration, home cooking and waste of turkey amounts to a hefty sum of carbon emissions.

To eat turkey or not to eat turkey, that is the environmentalist’s question

Lilly Weisz ’23, Assistant Creative Director November 24, 2021

It is a truth universally acknowledged that, people on Thanksgiving, must want to eat turkey. But is that really true? This year, I became a pescetarian. Specifically, 2 months ago, after waxing...

It is estimated that 70.4% of cows, 98.3% of pigs and 99.9% chickens raised for meat are raised in factory farms, according to data collected in 2017 by the USDA Census of Agriculture.

Factory farming needs to be taught in schools

Tierney Kugel ’22, Breaking News Manager May 6, 2021

Food is an essential component of human life. As people, we spend time every day deciding what to eat and when to eat, but we don't spend the same amount of energy thinking about where that food came from.  When...

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without the Turkey

How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Without the Turkey

December 2, 2016

By: Erin Lynch ’18 & Alexandra Sprouls ’19 While the main Thanksgiving meal is notoriously the turkey, vegetarians and vegans instead choose to reach for the sides to stay in line with their morals. The...

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