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Follow Your Heart

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College Decision Day was May 1st and many students still are undecided on where they want to go, and, most importantly, what they want to major in. Choosing your major is one of the most important parts of college because that’s basically what you want to be once you graduate college. Often students don’t know […]

Raising Autism Awareness in Edison

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Caption: SkillsUSA decorated Edison hallways in signs and posters to promote Autism Awareness. 
Photo Credit: Aneesa Asgarali

SkillsUSA brings autism awareness efforts to Edison, where students are uniting over bringing acceptance and appreciation to the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) community. High school can be a tough place to bring these efforts and views, due to the many misconceptions and jokes surrounding the disorder. The group, which focuses on ensuring America has a […]

Motivate and Hydrate

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It is easy to stay hydrated when you keep water interesting by infusing it with fruits!
Photo Credit: Bhavna Roopchand

   As prom season quickly approaches, all those going are thinking about their hair, the right dress/suit, perfect makeup, and most of all, their prom skin! Whether it’s prom or any other event, the answer is water! Drinking more water comes with better skin, having more energy, boosting your immune system and so much more. It […]

Stress No More: Top Five Ways Of Coping With Anxiety and Stress

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Caption: Yoga is one of the best ways to decrease anxiety and stress. 
Photo Credit: Ria Hernandez-Cauton

Mental health is often overlooked and not treated as an important priority. Many people begin to feel anxious and stressed when life becomes overwhelming. Anxiety is a feeling of uneasiness or nervousness and has become apart of a lot of our daily lives. Not only does anxiety affect a person mentally or emotionally, it can […]

Walking Out for Gun Control: 17 Lives, 17 Minutes of Silence?

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  On Wednesday, March 14th, students all across the country participated in a National School Walkout intended pay respect to the 17 lives lost during the Parkland Florida School Shooting.  After the horrific shooting last month, survivors and supporters proposed that in order to get through to Congress to achieve stricter gun laws, a National […]

Golden Globes is Black for The Night

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The Time’s Up initiative is dedicated in helping women dealing with sexual harassment in the workforce and raised awareness for the issue by asking everyone attending the Golden Globes to dress in all-black. Actresses were asking their stylists to recreate their original outfits in black and some even wore specially made pins and looked for […]

How-to Save Instead of Splurge

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Caption: This photo shows Leonardo DiCaprio throwing around money because he doesn’t have to worry about saving. 
Picture credit: https://www.elitedaily.com/news/how-much-100-dollars-really-worth-state/1574997

Economically speaking, money is a big issue many people have a hard time managing. If more people begin to keep track of their spending habits they may be able to spend less and save more. Saving up money from the beginning of the year to the end of the year is hard. Usually people spend […]

How to Make a Goal

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At the start of every year, you are expected to come up with a “New Year’s Resolution,” but what is it exactly? Why do people come up with these resolutions and break them so quickly? A study included in an article by HowStuffWorks, later to be adapted by Newsela, has shown that seventy-seven percent of […]

How to Fall Asleep Faster

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Teenagers often go through sleep deprivation, many don’t realize that sleep is like food for the brain; with the lack of sleep, your body begins to function irregularly. Many of us start getting bags under your eyes, become moody, and perform poorly in school. As a teenager, it’s imperative that we know the benefits of […]

How to Get Waves

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Caption: Waves
Photo Credit: Damani Chietan

A very popular hair trend from the 2000s is making a return as a stylish model of hair setting. Even though this trend is most popular with African-American youths, people of all racial backgrounds can get waves, but they have to be willing to work with their hair texture and keeping devoted. There are several […]