Obesity: Mental or Physical?

Obesity is not only a problem in the United States, it’s a problem throughout the world. “Currently at least 300 million adults worldwide are obese,” says Jane Collingwood from Psych Central. Obesity can be perceived as a mental or physical problem/illness. The question is, which one is it or do both contributed to the problem…

Kim Jong Nam and Korea’s Ties with Malaysia

North Korea has experienced much over the past month or so. Whether it be the death of Kim Jong Nam (brother of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un), or the fact that after the event Malaysia and North Korea are on ‘’Thin Ice’’, according to a BBC article on North Korea’s relationships with other countries,…

Olympics: History and Legend

by Nayana Rodriguez   We all know what it is from the commercials that came on our TVs and phone screens this past summer glamorizing the city of Rio for hosting last year’s Olympics. When you think of the Olympics, the first thing that comes to mind is the five rings and the buzz about your…

Should The Drinking Age Be Lowered From 21?

Today’s generation has led the nation to ask themselves, should the drinking age be lowered from the age 21? In the last 3-5 years, research shows that 23% of DUIs or alcohol related deaths come from beginner drinkers (ages 21-24), according to procon.org. Many people are against lowering the drinking age because the ages that…

The Dynamics of 8 Blue B: Teachers’ Perspectives

The dynamics or atmosphere of a CMS team precedes its reputation as a whole group. 8 Blue B is a versatile and diverse team made up of many people.   Teachers Mr. Steven Eachus is one of the 8 Blue B science teachers. His charismatic role as a science teacher is balance between the role of a…

Early School Days: Are They Making Grades Worse?

Everyone loves sleep. Sleep is a quiet and peaceful time for everyone to relax and let your body rest for those few hours so you are ready to conquer tomorrow. The only problem with sleep is….not every student gets enough of it. As they grow older it becomes harder to sleep much earlier, so they…