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Test Anxiety

Stacey Levy, Staff

May 16, 2016

Filed under Features, Health

Test anxiety is a type of performance anxiety that occurs before, during, or after taking a test. While stress and pressure can be beneficial in some test taking situations, in excess amounts it will harm rather than help the...

Eating A Healthy Meal Before A Test Can Really Benefit Your Score

Josh Hoekendorf, Staff

May 15, 2016

Filed under Health

Many students at Sierra hate doing the PARCC/CMAS testing at this time of the year, many come to school tired having not eaten a healthy breakfast that gives them the brainpower to work on the tests. Research shows that nuts, including walnuts,...

Summer Skin Care

Stacey Levy, Staff

April 27, 2016

Filed under Features, Health

During the Summer, it’s important to remember to take care of your skin while you’re in the sun. The American Academy of Dermatology recommends reading the label of sunscreen to ensure that is has broad spectrum coverage, m...

Dissociative Identity Disorder

Katie Baker, Editor in Chief

April 18, 2016

Filed under Health

Dissociative identity disorder is a disorder which causes people to have multiple personalities, or a depersonalization of personality or identity. Symptoms of D.I.D. include memory loss about specific events or times, emotiona...

Keeping Internet Passwords safe

Jaxson Rupert, Team Lead

March 17, 2016

Filed under Health

Internet passwords is  the first step to being safe online. If you have a bad or predictable password it makes very easy for hackers to hack into your account. Which could be very dangerous. People have trouble keeping their internet p...

Anxiety Disorders

Stacey Levy, Staff

March 15, 2016

Filed under Health

Anxiety disorders can prevent one from carrying on with life as usual due to constant and extreme nervousness and unease about events or situations. Somebody with an anxiety disorder will over think and come up with the worst poss...

Computer Screens Can Damage Your Eyes

Josh Hoekendorf, Team Lead

March 14, 2016

Filed under Health

Computer use has massively increased since the beginning of the 2000s from young children to elders. This increases the chance of people getting Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) as said by Penn Medicine. Symptoms of CVS include; ey...

LGBT Bullying

Stacey Levy, Staff

March 14, 2016

Filed under Health

LGBT+ bullying has become a more recognized problem throughout schools in the U.S. LGBT+ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and other sexual orientations and gender identities that aren’t heterosexual or cisgen...

Trampoline Exercise

Luis Guzman, Staff

February 5, 2016

Filed under Health

There are many different ways to exercise. Some may be boring and some may be too hard to do, but here’s a fun way to exercise, jumping on a trampoline. They’re not just some playhouse for little kids or somewhere to just mess ...

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