April 2014 archive

Apr 30

Student athletes

Have you ever heard the term student athlete? What does it mean to be a student athlete? This term is used to describe athletes that dedicate time to being successful students and be academically successful as well. Students at Coal Ridge such as Jonah Gardner, Autumn Gifford, and Shea Chavez all agree that being a …

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Apr 30

Separated and Divorced Parents

According to Northern Illinois University’s College of Education, children from separated families are more likely to have behavioral, academic, and psychological problems than children from non-divorced families.  According to their publication, It is very hard for children and young adults to have separated parents for many reasons. It is believed that children with separated or …

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Apr 25

Teen Unemployment

If you were to walk up to the Starbucks counter in your local neighborhood, you may be a little shocked to see a young, around 17 years of age, girl working there. Or you might be amazed to learn that the hostess at your favorite diner is likely to be not much older than 16 …

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Apr 24

Malaysian Flight 370’s Plight

  This airplane has been missing since March 8, 2014. It has been missing for than one month. They are in a race trying to  locate the plane because they need to try to find any survivors and the airplane’s black box. With this they can figure out what happen to the airplane and any …

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Apr 24

How Does Art Inspire People?

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ― Thomas Merton There are many groups in school; the geeks, the nerds, the sporty, the drama, and the gossip, but where do you fit in? The talented? The creative? Than your class would be art. Maybe art is quiet, maybe art is …

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Apr 23

Eat The Tweet

Oreo cookies can be dunked in milk, twisted, and licked. A new method involves Twitter and a process akin to 3D printing. This machine uses 12 different flavor options, ranging from mint, banana, birthday cake, and lime, and with the option of using a chocolate or vanilla wafer to create the cookie. Using the creams, …

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Apr 23

Competitive vs. Recreational Sports

Many adults, children, and young adults play a sport or multiple sports throughout the year. The sports you play are either competitive or recreational. The sport you choose is based on your personal preferences. Often times, the sport is chosen based on location, time, commitment, and financial reasons. Recreational sports are normally offered through the …

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