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Choose your words wisely

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February 23, 2012

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By Annie Tran: As an American teenager, swearing isn’t a question of morality, but rather a way of life. I can’t even count the number of times I’ve dropped an F-bomb or used a certain variation of the word poop. These...

Presidents’ Day deserves better

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February 22, 2012

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By Cooper Aspegren: During the month of February, it’s Valentine’s Day that gets all the attention, with the majority of Americans using the holiday to cherish their significant other and to celebrate the idea of romance. ...

Nutrition and calorie count is overrated

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February 22, 2012

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By Melia Dunbar: Loosen up, Palo Alto. There are far greater evils in this world than French fries. If you think sequestering yourself in Whole Foods will make you a better person, you need to think again. Please don’t ta...

Form or Fashion: Dress to impress for right reasons

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February 22, 2012

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By Casey O'Connell: The Facebook generation has grown up on stage. Nearly every teen and young adult has an electronic wall of carefully selected flattery. The tremendous pressure to get noticed often plays out at school. Proud...

Competition breeds success, not stressful environments

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February 22, 2012

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By Ben Atlas: Our school is commonly known for its academic prowess, rigorous curriculum and extraordinarily high levels of stress. This often begs the question: is the amount of anxiety over grades too high a price for academic...

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