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Column: How to find joy in your busy schedule

Column: How to find joy in your busy schedule

I'm at a point in my life where school work and extracurriculars have turned my every waking moment into an overscheduled frenzy. There are days when the only thing I look forward to is eating my Yoplait greek yogurt. Although it is impractical to ditch your booked...

Bored over summer break? Here are some ideas

Bored over summer break? Here are some ideas

You might be excited for free time during summer, but chances are, in the middle of summer vacation, you will be pretty bored. In the words of the ever-wise Disney show "Phineas and Ferb:" “The annual problem of our generation is finding a good way to spend it!” So...

Bored over summer break? Here are some ideas

8 tips for waking up early in the morning

Getting out of bed for school is every student's daily struggle. Having to peel their eyes open between 5-6AM makes them feel groggy, uneager to learn and start the day. Alarm clocks are rendered ineffective when all students can just press snooze over and over again....

Spring forward for daylight saving time on March 10

Spring forward for daylight saving time on March 10

Unless you live in Hawaii or in certain parts of Arizona, the special month has finally come to fast forward time. Most Americans will wake up to a Sunday morning feeling groggy and annoyed, knowing that they lost an hour of their precious sleep. March 10 marks the...

Opinion: Sleep deprivation is affecting students

Opinion: Sleep deprivation is affecting students

We all know what it feels like to be at school for seven hours. From time to time, we have moments when we yawn during our teacher’s lecture and fall asleep in class without even realizing. As teenagers, we are at the most important stage of growth and development,...

Opinion: The sleep deprivation epidemic among teens

Opinion: The sleep deprivation epidemic among teens

Across the United States and the world, teens are not getting enough sleep on a daily basis. Doctors typically recommend that high schoolers should be getting at least nine hours of sleep every day to stay healthy. But this clearly isn't the case. I, along with a...