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How Smoking Affects The Body

How Smoking Affects The Body

Mehak Mehmi, Emma Ross, and Aliyah Carter

May 1, 2019

Circulation When you smoke, the poisons from the tar in your cigarettes enter your blood. These poisons in your blood cause several catastrophic events within your blood stream. Make your blood thicker, and increase chances of clot formation Increase your blood pressure and heart rate, making y...

Migraines: You Need to Know

Migraines: You Need to Know

April 29, 2019

A migraine is a severe heading that can cause throbbing pain, usually on just one side of the head. Someone experiencing a migraine may get nauseous and vomit, or become more sensitive to light and sound. Migraines can last for hours, or even days, usually lasting between four and seventy-two hours. Thirteen...

Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the Classroom

Evlabia Konstantinou and June Jung

April 26, 2019

Intro Technology in the classroom. Is it necessary? During the school day, my school uses computers for everything. I am not upset with this, it helps me grasp the information better than any packet or book. You may think technology is just a distraction in class. It can help with participation in the c...

Ways to Relax and Fall Asleep

Ways to Relax and Fall Asleep

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

April 22, 2019

Sleep is a challenging thing. And if you are like me I am not a morning person so I cherish the good sleep I get. Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen. So if you are in a similar situation, here are some tips that have helped me to sleep and will hopefully help you. Reading in bed can slow your thoughts dow...

What Makes Spices So Important?

What Makes Spices So Important?

Andrew Watson, Reporter

April 17, 2019

We all know what spices are. At this day and age, they get used in almost any type of food. Even I use them in a large variety of foods that I cook at home. I think that may be why the phrase, "Spice of life" exists. What makes spices so important? Back in the old times, when you didn't have freezers...

Fast Food: Why Is It So Popular?

Fast Food: Why Is It So Popular?

Hannah McDonough, Editor

April 15, 2019

The US consumes more fast food than any other country in the world with around 50,000 fast food chains. We eat the most junk food in the world, and most of it is from fast food restaurants.  But do you ever wonder why fast food is so popular? 1. Affordability One reason fast food is so popular is that ...

Uncommon Superfruits

Uncommon Superfruits

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

April 4, 2019

When you hear the word superfood, you probably have blueberries, pomegranate, and kale in your head, or at least I do. However, there are more superfruits out there, some a bit more unexpected. You may eat some of these fruits daily, and not even know how beneficial they are. Of course, I’m not recom...

How to Prevent and Treat Soreness for Athletes

How to Prevent and Treat Soreness for Athletes

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Have you ever woken up tired and sore from an intense workout or practice? For most athletes, it's just another part of playing sports. Most of the time, however, it can be avoided or eased. Here are a few ways to help with sore muscles. Stretch Before and After While this may sound like common sense, m...

A Source Of Energy: Wind Turbines

A Source Of Energy: Wind Turbines

Hannah McDonough, Editor

March 28, 2019

You may have seen wind farms in the plains of West Texas or in the valleys of California. Wind turbines are getting more and more common as an energy source, and we have been seeing more and more of them. What Is A Wind Turbine? According to acciona, wind turbines convert the kinetic energy from the wind into electricity. When the blades ...

Colorectal Cancer and CV Cares

Colorectal Cancer and CV Cares

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Producer

March 15, 2019

If you're new to Canyon Vista, you might not know that on the last day of school there is an event called CV Cares. CV Cares is when Canyon Vista holds a volleyball game.  T-Shirts and merch are also on sale to benefit a random charity. To play in the volleyball game you must also pay money. (But not...

The Dunedin Study – Criminals at the Age of 4

The Dunedin Study - Criminals at the Age of 4

June Jung, Reporter

March 15, 2019

The Study The Dunedin Study took place in New Zealand, and started in 1974 and is still going today. It watched 1,037 people for forty years watching since birth. After age eighteen most participants chose to stay in the study. If the participants moved out of the country (which most of them did) the...

Anger Management Tips

Anger Management Tips

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

March 15, 2019

This is a video I put together to help you control yourself in frustrating situations, I hope you enjoy!