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Mother’s Day: A Time to Show Appreciation

May 8, 2015
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Mother’s Day: A Time to Show Appreciation

Each year, Mother’s Day comes around, but every day, it is the mothers, fathers, siblings, aunts, grandparents, teachers, etc. in our life, who make us who we are. Who goes to work, helps you with your homework, drives you to games and performances, makes meals, and overall, makes things possible for you? Among others, the answer...
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Students Getting “Hangry” In the New School

May 4, 2015
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Students Getting “Hangry” In the New School

The transition to the new building has been relatively smooth, as students quickly settled into navigating four stories, finding the best hangout locations, and most importantly, locating bathrooms.  For the most part, reviews of the school have been positive, as most praise the natural lighting and improved air quality.  However, there is one issue that...
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Making Poor Choices: Food Habits at CCHS

November 24, 2014
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Making Poor Choices: Food Habits at CCHS

As a result of the heavy course load and social strains of being a high schooler, many students have found that they have lost control of their eating habits.  In my opinion, this problem is quite prevalent at CCHS. The health of a diet is not based solely on what we eat, but why we...
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Food and Feelings: Dangerous When Combined

January 6, 2014
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Food and Feelings: Dangerous When Combined

We all need food to survive, but for some people, food  controls their lives. Their days are planned around daily caloric intake and how many minutes on the treadmill it will take to burn it all off. Although many are aware of the obesity epidemic that faces our country, eating disorders manifest themselves in...
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School Lunches: A Work in Progress

December 2, 2013
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Upon entering the cafeteria during any  given lunch block, many students are eating food from the lunchroom.  However, many more bring in lunches from home or go out for lunch to a restaurant in town.  Unfortunately, the discontent with school lunches these days is abundant, the food being described as “not fresh” and “not...
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Nine Places to Eat Before You Die

May 20, 2013
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Nine Places to Eat Before You Die

  Sultan’s Kitchen: If you’re ever in downtown Boston and feel like eating something besides subway or pizza, Sultan’s Kitchen (116 State Street, Boston MA) is a great choice.  They serve wonderful Turkish food with a varied menu including many items ranging from delicous kebabs to meze.  A must-try, especially for fans of spicy...
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The Health Nut: Combining foods and breaking bad habits

February 11, 2013
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The Health Nut: Combining foods and breaking bad habits

Ever wonder why you feel sluggish after lunch or dinner? One reason is because you are incorrectly combining foods. One of the toughest habits for many people to break is eating the wrong foods together. Here is what is not okay: Eating a carb and protein together. The common belief is that one must...
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But is it really the end of an era?

November 26, 2012
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But is it really the end of an era?

  On November 21, 2012 the federal bankruptcy court granted the Hostess Brands, makers of the Twinkie among their 29 other brands, permission to liquidate the company, and therefore shut down operations and possibly sell assets. Hostess has had severe financial troubles since 2004, but the “spark,” as Social Studies teacher Chris Gauthier might say, to the...
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Muckraking: Documentaries vs. Books

February 13, 2012
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Muckraking: Documentaries vs. Books

I used to think that nonfiction books were just a banal version of movie documentaries. I used to think that I could get the same depth of information from both mediums. Just recently, I read Eric Scholloser’s book Fast Food Nation and watched the documentary he produced, Food, Inc. I was shocked to find...
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Chinese New Year celebration

February 6, 2012
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Chinese New Year celebration

Happy Chinese New Year! As a way to celebrate the lucky Year of the Dragon, Teacher Jean Lee, or Lee Lao Shi, as her students call her, successfully organized a celebration luncheon at the Asian Gourmet Restaurant in Concord. She enthusiastically greeted around thirty students who attended the event with a welcoming Xin Nian...
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