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Fall Season Highlights

Jacqueline Guillena, Staff Writer January 8, 2019

Mason Price Track athlete Mason Price, a junior, decided to do something different this season and try out for cross country. Starting a new sport was challenging, but Price said it led to a fun and memorable...

P.E. classes can lead to life-long loathing of exercise

Jacqueline Guillena, Staff Writer January 8, 2019

Adults who embrace or loathe physical activity often credit childhood experiences for their views about exercise. Unsurprisingly, one factor stands out: whether they did or did not enjoy P.E. class in...

Stockton ranks second in California for syphilis STD

Kalani Williams, Staff Writer January 8, 2019

San Joaquin County ranks second in the state, after San Francisco, for syphilis rates. Syphilis, an STD caused by a bacterial infection known as Treponema pallidum, is a spirochaete bacterium with subspecies...

#MeToo movement changes traditional ‘birds and bees’ conversation

Jason Aquino, Staff Writer January 8, 2019

"#MeToo and the Kavanaugh allegations have made us all aware of sexual pressuring, consent, and how things can go wrong" -licensed marriage and family therapist Jill Whitney “Hey, son. Let’s talk.”...

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FDA cracks down on Juul’s teen marketing efforts

Sydney Jasper and Heidi Wright January 8, 2019

After decades of seeing smoking rates decline, groups like the American Lung Association were hopeful that younger generations would eliminate the habit. However, some argue that a new addictive product...

Toxic friendships

Justine Do-Huynh, Staff Writer April 25, 2014

Susan and Alex have been friends since they were in diapers. Their friendship has grown closer over the years, but once high school hit, their friendship took a turn for the worse. Alex began cruelly insulting...

Teens enticed by e-cigarettes; FDA slow to regulate product

Amber Buhagiar, Editor-in-Chief & Entertainment Editor April 25, 2014

Teenagers’ shopping lists often consist of the raved about smartphone, brand new running shoes… and cigarettes?  The small price tag may be to blame. A recent article in “The Record” states...

The trick behind a perfect nap

Jessica Lee, Feature Editor April 25, 2014

People often take naps for a boost of energy.  What most people don’t know is that there are different benefits and detriments depending on when the nap is taken and for how long. According to WebMD,...

Teens with mental illness afraid to speak up

Natalia Gevara, Staff Writer March 14, 2014

More than half of teens with psychiatric disorders do not receive treatment for their disorder. - JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY SERVICES  A mental illness, by definition, is a medical condition that disrupts...

Sleep: the new miracle drug

Sleep: the new miracle drug

Natalia Gevara, Staff Writer February 6, 2014

With the new year comes promises of change and many resolutions that are, more often than not, short lived. Although 45 percent of Americans make a New Year’s resolution, according to the website “Statistic...

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