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Life skills posters in Gregory Schoenstein’s classroom portraying the dangers of tobacco and other harmful drugs, just like the many other classrooms in Carlmont.

Life skills positively influences students

March 2, 2018

High school parties often consist of underage drinking, drugs, and other dangerous activities that are potential problems for partygoers.  Life skills, a required high school course,...

Old men ‘Trump’ women in health care decisions

October 17, 2017

Once again females don't have a say in something that only affects them. According to The Washington Post, President Trump's administration and the Department of Health and Human Services have made it more difficult for women to obtain birth control by putting religious labels on it. Trump's administration has altered the rules of the Affordable Care Act, which now allows insure...

History students take a multiple-choice test. Each question on the test was its own decision, and each decision was influenced by its own factors.

Unconscious decisions result in conscious consequences

February 23, 2017

The decisions one thinks about the least could be affecting one the most. In 2007, Cornell University asked 190 participants to estimate the number of food-related decisions they made in a day. These could have ranged from the location to type, or to quantit...

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