A More Sustainable Future

Living in the city makes me feel almost removed and oblivious to what is happening to the environment around me. Although urban areas are the cause of most pollutants, it’s ironic how out of touch we are to the effects we have on the environment….

What’s your emotional intelligence?

Emotional intelligence is the ability to read, understand and respond to emotions in ourselves and other people. It allows us to understand and label emotions, as well as express and regulate them. As a student, I am often more concerned about my academic intelligence, which…

#Nofilter

Do you ever compare yourself to others on social media? You are not alone! With the growing popularity of social media, many teens and young adults feel pressure to look perfect in pictures and carefully craft their social media feeds to show only the best…

The Sleeping Late Debate

We have all been through it: waking up at the peak of sunrise to get to school on time. There might even be some tired yawns or the lingering feeling of sleepiness until 3rd period. With students waking up as early as 4-5am, this early…

Beat the Winter Exercise Blues

Exercising during the winter months can be tough! It gets dark out super early and its cold, which can make it hard to stay motivated.  Winter is also a time when many people may struggle with SAD (seasonal affective disorder), which can make these months…

Shopping Therapy

An average American typically spends about $1,600 on  clothing  annually. This does not include gifts or other items that we impulsively buy. There is something  most of us love about shopping whether we are searching  for a gift for a friend’s birthday, a  secret Santa…

The role of social media

Today, virtually every teenager has some type of social media account. Social media serves as a way to communicate with friends, stay updated and to entertain yourself. Social media also has the ability to alter your reality and decrease your self-esteem. When you log into…