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Generation Entitled: Who’s to blame?

Generation Entitled: Who’s to blame?

February 7, 2017

We have all had to deal with situations that have made us uncomfortable, but most of us have not only overcome them, but have also embraced them because they have helped shape who we are today. With that being said, an emergence of entitled individuals has become more prominent in recent years, which...

Breakfast extended to first period?

Breakfast extended to first period?

February 7, 2017

With rushing around so early in the morning, we believe that students should be able to eat during the first period of school. Between trying to get enough sleep and preparing for the day, students barely have time to make a piece toast. Most schools start between the time of 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.,...

What did you say?

What did you say?

Klaudia Ryznar, Staff Writer

June 12, 2015

The current generation has been adding more far-fetched words into their everyday conversations, and with all this new terminology, understanding what a teenager is saying can be quite difficult. Grandparents, parents and even many other adolescents have been caught up in the confusion and at times,...

Coffee consumption a growing epidemic among teens

Coffee consumption a growing epidemic among teens

Brittany Welsch, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015

As caffeine becomes the “brain-fuel” of our culture, teenagers are now commonly found with a cup of coffee in their hands. Nearly 75 percent of American children and teenagers consume caffeine on a daily basis; however, less of the caffeine intake is coming from soda and more from coffee. What...

Conquering the pressure: most teens suffer from stress

Tasneem Tawfeek, Staff Writer

October 4, 2014

When observing other peers at Becton, one might overhear certain phrases so often used by teens during stressful moments throughout their high school careers. Students often confess they "lose sleep" due to an upcoming exam or "skip a meal" or two in order to complete the required homework assignments...

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