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Children in the Tigray region of Northern Ethiopia whose village was helped by Charity: Water,
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Charity: Water

March 4, 2020

More than 5 million people die every year due to disease and lack of hygiene caused by unclean water. In areas where poverty runs rampant, pollution builds in water sources and, when certain death from de...

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Teens Tackling Climate Crisis

March 3, 2020

As we only have less than 11 years left to fix climate change before the damage is irreversible, more adolescents are becoming involved in politics especially involved in the climate crisis. The most fa...

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Caffeine addiction at its finest

March 2, 2020

Teenagers are forced to wake up in the earliest hours of the morning and trudge to school where they work for hours on end. On top of that, school is constantly shoved down their throats as the only meani...

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Limited school lunches

February 19, 2020

With new dietary fads constantly emerging, high school students are changing the way they view school lunch. One of the most popular plans is the vegan diet. Veganism centers around plant-based food and dri...

A banned food on the keto diet.
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The truth about keto

February 10, 2020

The ketogenic diet, more commonly known as the keto diet, is becoming very popular among people trying to lose weight. The diet is a very low-carb, high-fat diet that drastically reduces carbohydrate intake and...

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Elevating the environment

November 13, 2019

This year at Battlefield, there are over three thousand students. As a whole, the students produce a lot of waste. Things such as using plastic water bottles and misusing the recycling bins are factors ...

A young girl going on an adventure.

Here for a good time, not a long time

February 22, 2019

Imagine living the best possible life and being completely satisfied with what has been completed. Now imagine that this life only spans half of a human’s average life expectancy. Some say this is an...

A person using a JUUL e-cigarette.

Hopeless teen or just addicted to nicotine

November 13, 2018

It is no secret that the devastatingly addictive JUUL culture has swept its way across the country. Tobacco-Free Kids says, “according to the National Youth Tobacco Survey, 11.7 percent of high school students ...

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Saving the turtles one straw at a time

November 13, 2018

Customers go to restaurants everyday, order a drink, and take a sip from a straw without even being aware of the harm they are contributing to. According to the Ocean Conservancy, the average person use...

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Air Pollution and its effects

December 8, 2017

It is not often that the topic of pollution comes up, but when it does, a common thought is pollution from factories. Although this is a major contribution to air pollution, it is not the only one. Volcano...

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The benefits of yoga

September 7, 2017

With school starting again and homework assignments rolling through the front door, the leisurely summer lifestyle is halted, leaving a good number of students disappointed, spacey, and even a bit stressed...

Juicing: what is it?

Juicing: what is it?

April 25, 2017

Juicing or juice diets can be good for a short term fix for weight loss and cleansing. Juicing is when you take different fruits and vegetables and juice them into a drink that contains all the nutrients...

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