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My Burning Hatred for Milk

My Burning Hatred for Milk

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Milk is disgusting and absolutely nothing can change my mind. Am I lactose intolerant? I don't know. Even if I'm not, that still doesn't change the fact that it's gross and bad for you. "You're just saying that because you hate milk!" Okay, look. I do hate milk, but there's literally scientific...

No Eating In Classrooms: Is This Administrative Rule Good?

No Eating In Classrooms: Is This Administrative Rule Good?

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

March 11, 2019

Recently our administration has made a rule against eating in classrooms and hallways. Many teachers have traditionally let students eat in their classrooms. Is this a good rule? Does it prevent students from getting needed nutrition? What are the benefits of the rule? More importantly, what does...

Health Benefits of Vegetables

Health Benefits of Vegetables

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Health Benefits of Vegetables People who eat fruit and vegetables as part of their daily diet have a reduced risk of many chronic diseases. Options like broccoli, spinach, tomatoes, and garlic provide additional benefits, making them a super food! Vegetables reduce the risk of heart di...

Is Dying Your Hair Good for You?

Is Dying Your Hair Good for You?

June Jung, Reporter

March 8, 2019

Is Hair Dye Healthy? From 2nd to 5th grade I have been dying my hair different colors every year. My hair still seems to be in good condition, but is it really? Studies show that hair dye is constantly building and protecting you from any potentially harmful substances. So if you're healthy, it's ver...

Why is Running Good for You?

Why is Running Good for You?

Mehak Mehmi and Aliyah Carter

February 25, 2019

Everyone knows that running is a great way to get into shape, but it also can benefit almost every part of your body and lift your mood. Whether it's your favorite part of the day or something you have to push yourself through, the benefits are undeniable. The next time you're thinking of skipping a...

The First Mustang Hustle

The First Mustang Hustle

Hannah McDonough, Editor

February 25, 2019

For the first time ever, CVMS is hosting a Mustang Hustle! Come join us as we run a 5k fun run on April 13, 2019. Whether you are a fast runner or not, this race is for you! Don't feel pressured, it's just for fun. Costs Registration Early registration started February 16, and until March 16, it co...

What Happens If You Don’t Sleep for A Week? (The Story of Randy Gardner)

What Happens If You Don't Sleep for A Week? (The Story of Randy Gardner)

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2019

Have you ever stayed up all night looking at your phone or playing video games and wondered what it would be like if you never slept? Well, one particular teen in 1964 wanted to test this and didn't sleep for 11 days, all in the name of SCIENCE! This is the strange but entirely true tale of Randy Gardner. Randy...

Milk : Good or Bad?

Milk : Good or Bad?

Evlabia Konstantinou and Kavin Thiyagarajan

February 15, 2019

The Controversy Ever since childhood, we have been blasted with advertisements "claiming " that dairy is good for you, and makes your bones " big and strong". Health issues Contrary to popular belief, milk can cause bone fractures in elderly adults. Osteoporosis (  porous bones )  are highest f...

Another aspect of staying healthy

Another aspect of staying healthy

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

February 7, 2019

Staying healthy is not just about eating a balanced diet and washing your hands very frequently to avoid germs. As those are important to staying healthy you are missing one more thing, can you guess? Exercise! It is recommended to exercise about 45 minutes - one hour every day. There are many types...

Why Water is So Important

Why Water is So Important

January 30, 2019

Americans seem to carry bottled water everywhere they go these days. In fact, it has become the second most popular drink (behind soft drinks). But water lovers got a jolt recently when we heard that a new report had found that the benefits of drinking water may have been oversold. Apparently, the old...

Reason Why you Should Stay Fit

Yoga

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Why is being fit important? Physical activity or exercise can improve your health and reduce the risk of developing several diseases like type 2 diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease. Physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term health benefits. Most importantly, regular activi...

Why is Staying Healthy Good for You?

Why is Staying Healthy Good for You?

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

January 28, 2019

Why it's important Staying healthy physically can help you stay healthy emotionally too. If you're eating the right food and keeping fit, your body will be strong and help you to deal with stress and also fight illness. Eating well and exercising often when you're a teenager will also help...