Are thank-you cards necessary?

Everyone knows that after the joyful time of celebration and receiving presents–be it for birthdays, holidays, graduations, or other events–comes the period of constant nagging. Parents continually badger their children, insisting they write thank you cards to grandparents and relatives because family members are waiting…

Having an off-period

As scheduling for the next school year begins, the stress of choosing ideal courses is becoming a greater burden. Between AP and honors courses, fun electives, and credit requirements, scheduling each year can be frustrating. These are big decisions, and at times, the pressure to…

Fad diets

As the new year is in full swing, people are fulfilling their resolutions. The most common one is to become more healthy.  Due to the media’s influence, it is now becoming more popular to become a vegetarian or vegan to stay healthy. Celebrities are posting…