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Seasonal affective disorder and snow days

March 12, 2019

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NICK PEOTTER The Mirror Does the weather have you down? Feeling blue? Going stir crazy? The dark winter months affect everybody. From being inside for long hours without doing anything to the lack of social interaction th...

Sexual Harassment: A growing problem in high schools

March 11, 2019

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NAOMI CLENDENNING The Mirror Sexual harassment is a growing epidemic in the world. In workplaces, schools, homes, and government, sexual harassment has been a noticed topic by multitudes in the last decade. Although it was made illegal...

Teens need more sleep

March 8, 2019

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ARIANA SOTELO The Mirror Leonardo Da Vinci once said, “a well-spent day brings happy sleep”, but that may not necessarily be true for most students. Studies show that students are not getting enough sleep and the most pro...

Healthy eating for boring resolutions

March 8, 2019

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LIAM GLENNON The Mirror The most common New Year’s resolution of 2019 was to eat healthily. By now, most have dropped their resolutions and for those who haven’t, it gets more difficult as the days go on. But there’s...

Depression and anxiety can cause problems for students in school

March 7, 2019

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Tigist Ficken The Mirror Depression and anxiety are mental disorders that can affect an individual's ability to concentrate in school, be socially active, and involvement with the community. In many cases, students de...

Konopacky: A master of Taekwondo

January 16, 2019

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By HLEE YANG The Mirror report The name taekwondo was adopted in 1995 at a conference of kwan masters, historians, and taekyon promoters. The name was coined and formally suggested by General Hi and when the Korean Taekwondo Association (KTA) was formed in 1961, General Hi was elected as its...

The art of Jiu-Jitsu

January 16, 2019

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By LAUREN HUEBNER The Mirror reporter Want to learn self-defense? Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu might be the answer. Jiu-Jitsu was developed over 400 years ago in Japan. It first was used for disarming opponents in close combat f...

January 16, 2019

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Airsoft is played all over the country and among many other counties. It is the sport were people use military simulation in mock combat with authentic military-style weapons and tactics. Airsoft has been around since the late...

Feel the heat

January 16, 2019

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By RACHEL PLACEWAY The Mirror reporter After a long day of physical work people just want to relax. Hot tubs and saunas are great ways to ease muscle tension and reduce the stress from that long work day. Jenny Bishop is...

Q&A: Counseling and its importance

January 9, 2019

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By JUSTICE CHUKWUEMEKA The Mirror staff What is counseling and why should we visit counselors? Counseling has been around since the 19th century. Historically, counseling in personal problems was done by close relati...

Are today’s teens experiencing more anxiety and stress than ever before?

January 9, 2019

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By SOREN LUTHER The Mirror reporter According to neaToday, in 2016 the National College Health Assessment found that “nearly two-thirds of college students reported ‘overwhelming anxiety,’ up from 50 percent just five ye...

Assisted living & caregiving

January 8, 2019

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By MARYANN SILVA The Mirror reporter Maryann Lenea is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Caregiver. She has been a caregiver for 14 years but has been a CNA for only 10. Lenea loves her job and wouldn’t change it. Len...

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