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Review: Burger Lounge, San Diego, Calif.

By Olivia Driscoll
April 11, 2014
Filed under Health

If you’re looking for a healthy and fresh meal, Burger Lounge in San Diego is the place to go. The employees and decorations provide a friendly, modern atmosphere to dine in. There are several locations in the area that all offer burgers made with grass fed beef and organic toppings. Along wi...

Practical tips and DIY remedies for acne

Practical tips and DIY remedies for acne

By Olivia Driscoll
October 23, 2013
Filed under Health

Let's face it, acne affects us all. PRACTICAL TIPS Let’s admit it, we all struggle with acne at times. Everyone deals with breakouts differently, but to treat them correctly and effectively, it’s best to know what causes acne and what type of skin and acne you have. Acne is caused when hair follicles clog with dirt or oil. Different types of skin can effect the se...

Taylor Johnson

Taylor Johnson

By Olivia Driscoll
June 12, 2013
Filed under Senior Features

httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JlrOM3zbMA4 Taylor Johnson may be the ultimate “Belieber” (Justin Bieber fan), in fact she is the ultimate fan girl. On his birthday she baked Bieber a cake and gave it out to other students. However, it wouldn’t be surprising if one day she was also famous. The...

Sex: is everyone really doing it?

Sex: is everyone really doing it?

By Olivia Driscoll
May 16, 2013
Filed under Health

Some high school students have sex and some don’t. We are taught from a very young age how sex works, how fast conception can take place and all the risks that go along with it. Something that hasn’t been taught is when the right time to have sex is. It’s often preached to wait until marriage,...

Risks of driving high may be greater than you think

Risks of driving high may be greater than you think

By Olivia Driscoll
April 18, 2013
Filed under Health

Teens are often warned not to drink and drive, but something that is far less stressed to young drivers is the danger of driving under the influence of marijuana. In a study by Monitoring the Future (MTF), it was found that one in 12 high school seniors reported that they had driven after smoking marij...

Quick and easy at home workouts

Quick and easy at home workouts

By Olivia Driscoll
February 11, 2013
Filed under Health

Tone Arms:  5 burpees 10 pushups 20 dips 30 bicep curls 40 second plank 50 plank knee tucks (plank position, alternate knees to chest) Firm and tone legs muscles: 10 lunges 10 squats 10 squat jumps 10 calf raises 10 leg lifts 10 single leg bridges 10 leg lifts 10 second wall sit If you don't have weights, try using f...

Whole wheat sugar cookies

Whole wheat sugar cookies

By Olivia Driscoll
December 9, 2012
Filed under Health

Ingredients:  1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup wheat flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup margarine 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Nutrition Facts:  Serving size: 1 cookie Calories: 35 Fat: 1 gram Cholesterol: 3 milligrams Sodium: 20 millig...

The genetic modifications behind food

By Olivia Driscoll
November 1, 2012
Filed under Health

Genetically modified foods have many benefits, but there are also many known and unknown risks. Genetic modification changes the gene, which causes characteristics of the organism to change. When plants are genetically modified, a foreign gene is inserted into the plant’s own genes. The commercial...

Spray tanning on the rise

By Olivia Driscoll
September 5, 2012
Filed under Health

Now that summer’s coming to an end and the school year is starting back up, that means the opportunity to get naturally tan is ending  in just a few short weeks. However, many people want to maintain their sun kissed glow throughout the year. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 21 percent...

Know how to put the red cup down

Know how to put the red cup down

By Olivia Driscoll
June 6, 2012
Filed under Health

There are several reasons why teenagers make the choice to drink alcohol. Some do it for the thrill and the good times, while others like the feeling of being drunk and rebellious. Then there are those who fall under peer pressure. Others are looking for a way out; a way to cover their true feelings. No...

Marijuana, the effects

By Olivia Driscoll
May 1, 2012
Filed under Health

Ganja, refeer, chronic, herb, dope, A bomb, ace, dro, weed, pot, maryjane, grass, cannabis, and along with many others are names for a drug made from marijuana. According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), “Marijuana is the most commonly used illegal drug in the U.S.” This drug is...

Health risks are avoidable during spring break: don’t let your sunny week off from school turn tragic

By Olivia Driscoll
April 13, 2011
Filed under Health

Every year students look forward to that sunny week off from school: spring break. This week is meant to be fun and it can be, but it often leads to dangerous situations. According to the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), as many as one in seven high school students under the age...

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