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October is the time to walk for a cure

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October 17, 2013

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Each year, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation hosts several three-day fundraising walks to commemorate its cause. This October, for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the walk will be held in Atlanta, Philadelphia,...

Oracle staffer dresses as a boy to test school acceptance

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September 20, 2013

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Written By: Noa Livneh While there are more than 700,000 self-identified transgenders living in the United States, understanding their daily life is a struggle for most of us because we can’t put ourselves in their shoes. . ....

Crazy, Stupid (Brand-name) Love

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January 31, 2013

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Written by: Chaewon Lee Let’s put it this way: food brands are like television channels. Sure, experimenting with them can be fun, but after awhile, it’s nice to settle on just one. They’re also like designer labels: knock of...

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December 12, 2012

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Written by: Lawrence Chen Last year, the program Health Care Alliance for Response to Adolescent Depression (HEARD) Alliance, organized by Dr. Meg Durbin of Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), held a logo competition for its new webs...

Prom garners much attention in America, but not in other countries

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April 16, 2012

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By: Klaire Tan There’s no doubt about it. For teenagers across America, prom is big. Media has long ago drilled the importance of prom into the heads of high school students and prom continues to remain high on the high scho...

Fifth grade needs both critical-thinking and memorization

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March 12, 2012

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By: Elsa Chu and Lydia Zhang In the game show, “Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader,” adult contestants go head-to-head with fifth graders to answer questions that they may have long forgotten, like “What is the lifespan...

Healthy for the holidays: Pizza Muffins

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December 12, 2011

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By Zoe Weisner: •    2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil •    2/3 cup finely chopped onion •   2/3 cup finely chopped red bell pepper •    1/3 cup whole-wheat pastry flour •    2 tsp baking powder •    1...

Healthy for the holidays: Peppermint Milkshake

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December 12, 2011

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By Wayland Fong: •    8 round hard peppermint candies (rushed preferably) •    4 scoops vanilla ice cream •    3/4 cups milk (try slim milk for less fat) •    1/4 tsp peppermint extract 4 cups | Total Time: 10 minutes 1.    Crush the candies into pieces. 2.    Pour the ice c...

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