The Mirror

Staying Busy in a Global Pandemic

Isa Mahon

October 26, 2020

In the time of a global pandemic, when isolation from the general public is essential, it is important to busy ourselves in the seemingly never ending free time we have. Although all this free time can be a bit overwhelming and c...

Brewer calls attention to a bad habit

April 16, 2020

Kenny Schultz THE MIRROR There are ways to break a bad habit and Judson Brewer understands how mindfulness training could help people quit smoking. Brewer, a psychiatrist, neuroscientist and author, studies the neural mechanis...

Health in time

April 16, 2020

Erich Vanblargan THE MIRROR Time is the most important aspect when creating a healthy body and mind. Although time may not seem like something that can be connected with health that can not be more untrue. It is with ou...

The case for wellness in schools: A TED Talk

April 16, 2020

Kaitlyn Flanagan THE MIRROR Having connections to people is quite crucial in the mental health area. Everyone has a story that makes them who they are. Sometimes life gets people down and all they need is for someone to h...

The risks of childhood trauma

April 16, 2020

Wyatt Cornell THE MIRROR There is a public health threat facing the nation right now. Exposure to this threat dramatically increases the risk for seven out of the 10 leading causes of death in the United States. The threat ...

What’s important in life?

April 16, 2020

Larson Lewis THE MIRROR When a young teenager is asked what they want in life they’ll give a variety of answers, many along the lines of being rich or famous. Ask older people and there are more realistic answers like family...

A healthy 100

April 16, 2020

Noah Viegut THE MIRROR Many people all across the world live to a healthy 100 years of age even though the average life expectancy is less than 80. They do little things every day that help them stay healthy and enjoy eve...

Practicing what he preaches

March 26, 2020

Noah Viegut THE MIRROR Duwayne Behnke is a strength and conditioning teacher at Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) and has been teaching physical education classes for 31 years. He has also been the lead strength and c...

SPASH gets a new club sport

March 24, 2020

Larson Lewis THE MIRROR This year Stevens Point Area Senior High (SPASH) offers a new opportunity for male athletes. That new opportunity is men’s rugby. SPASH has already introduced girls rugby into the athletic program t...

Lacrosse season is near

March 24, 2020

Lionel Perkins THE MIRROR Lacrosse season is upon us and players can't wait for it to start. Throughout the last couple of years, SPASH lacrosse has seen a steady positive increase.  Although SPASH lacrosse isn't considered a...

The fitness life of a student

March 24, 2020

Brian Kraege THE MIRROR Many students at the Stevens Point Area School District play some form of sport be it football, volleyball or soccer but some students do more daring activities in their free time like snowboarding or...

Coaching and teaching

March 24, 2020

Kaitlyn Flanagan THE MIRROR   Physical education is a requirement among many high schools and is crucial to living a healthy lifestyle. Scott Anderson has spent a lot of time in sports as a coach, as a gym teacher, a...

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