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Teens suffer from caffeine addiction

Teens suffer from caffeine addiction

Nikka Gribanovsky, Staff Writer
February 25
Filed under Features

The line at Starbucks is out the door as Carlmont High School students wait for their hot lattes and mochas, the majority unaware of possible side effects of the consumed products. Countless students come to school sleep deprived relying on a hit of caffeine to try and stay awake. Ilana Hamer,...

Social media ruins social lives

Social media ruins social lives

Rachel Hunter, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Features, Top News

Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are ruining the teenager lifestyle. Almost all teenagers never know when to stop using their phones. Teenagers are more focused on themselves and what other people think of them, however, they have never realized their own personalitie...

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Teens need to learn to master the ‘game’ of high school

Hannah Young, Scot Scoop In Depth Editor
January 30
Filed under Opinion, Panoramic Perspectives

A concentrated chess player studies the game board carefully and calculates her next move. She made foolish mistakes in her amateur days by rushing into action unprepared, but years of experience have established her skills. She knows the rules, she knows her moves, she knows the game. Her opponent...

Providing teens with guidance in decision making

Providing teens with guidance in decision making

Mia Hogan, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Top News, Volunteering

Jimmy felt the pressure to take a hit. He went to a party hosted by a friend’s friend, aware that illegal substances would be there and the host had a reputation. Debating to fit in and make his friends happy or upset his parents, Jimmy was in a tough predicament. Jimmy goes to the bathroom...

Where teens spend money

Where teens spend money

Becca Fradkin, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Multimedia

Study: Teens on social networking sites are more likely to use alcohol, drugs

Study: Teens on social networking sites are more likely to use alcohol, drugs

August 28
Filed under Campus

According to a recent survey conducted by The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA Columbia), teens that use social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter are more likely to use drugs and alcohol than teens that do not use social media at all....

Outrage, revolt emerges over teens’ suicides

Outrage, revolt emerges over teens’ suicides

October 23
Filed under News

A special report on school bullying, harassment, and the power of the Internet. Featured in The Highlander. Since technology has been expanding, more teenagers are starting to adapt to social networking sites, text messaging, and web blogs. Although technology seems to be in it’s prime, bullying is rising among students and technology has made bullying worse than ever. Som...

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