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Counting Calories Isnt Nutritious or Delicious
Counting Calories Isn't Nutritious or Delicious
Ainsley Giorio, PR Editor • August 9, 2022

Trigger Warning: mentions eating disorders  As a part of the 7th grade health curriculum, schools are instructed to teach children about nutrition. Many schools teach about the advantages and disadvantages of calories, carbs, fats, proteins, sodium and sugar. After the initial teaching and explanation of these qualities, students are expected to apply them. To track the students' applications,...

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The Delectable and Unacceptable
The Delectable and Unacceptable
Michelle Baik, Staff Reporter • July 25, 2022

Appreciation of Eastern Asian culture has always been a part of mainstream media. Matcha, bubble tea, k-pop, Disgust for aspects Asian culture has also always been a part of mainstream media. ‘Asians eat dogs.’ ‘Your food smells weird.’ ‘You guys would eat everything.’ Such stereotypes usually stem from ignorance. A recent example of this occured on James Corden’s segment ‘Spill Your...

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Lets Get Loopy!
Let's Get Loopy!
Ashley Park, Body Copy Editor • July 18, 2022

In the midst of a busy summer, I revisited my old hobbies of knitting and crocheting. For the first time in years, I opened up my closet and dusted off my knitting needles and crochet hooks. I found my old yarn that had been mostly unused, and some projects I never finished—only half done, just as I had left it. Digging through the box of supplies, I found multiple old scraps I had made for practice....

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Ranking Celsius Flavors!
Ranking Celsius Flavors!
Michelle Baik, Staff Reporter • July 9, 2022

Over the past month  I have tried a couple of new Celsius flavors. Overall, I really enjoyed the Celsius drinks and the flavors are much better than other energy drinks. I’m going to rank all of the flavors that I have tried from worst to best. Also a small disclaimer, there has been recent news that Celsius is not good for your body. A TikToker, named Errante, filmed a TikTok where he shares that...

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Fourth of They Lied
Fourth of They Lied
Ria Gupta, Business Editor • July 7, 2022

The United States has always had a very shaky history with morals. From before the United States was even considered a nation, the majority of the people on “American” land were belittled and enslaved. However, every year, like clockwork, the average American family pulls out the lemonade and the lawnchairs; all to prepare for a barbeque and firework show that will last an awkward thirty minutes....

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How Did Gas Prices Get So High?
How Did Gas Prices Get So High?
Matthew Grabowski, staff Reporter • June 23, 2022

     It’s no secret that gas prices have been on a painful and expensive rise recently. It's hard to find a shortage of complaints online and in person about the wallet-draining cost per gallon of gasoline. These grievances are coming from indeed record costs. According to the American Automobile Association, the average price per gallon of gas in Oakland country is $5.29 as of June 21, 2022....

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Diverse and Divided
Ashley Park, Body Copy Editor • June 2, 2022

When you enter Troy High, the first thing you notice is that you can easily find people of similar cultures and backgrounds to become friends with. There’s a variety of people from different cultures you could get to know. According to the U.S. News, Troy High has a 52.3% minority enrollment, which is very high compared to the schools nearby. Athens High School, a neighboring Troy School District...

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C*nsorship
C*nsorship
Vanisa Kumar and Luanni Ford January 25, 2022

“Censorship is not so easy to define. According to Webster’s Dictionary, to “censor” means “to examine in order to suppress or delete anything considered objectionable.” Its central meaning is the suppression of an idea or image because it offends or disturbs someone, or because they disagree with it. In our society censorship can be found in our government with the removal of absurd media...

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No Longer News
No Longer 'New's
Ria Gupta, Staff Writer • January 14, 2022

  With rising COVID-19 cases across the country, and the subsequent shutdown of some of the nation's top universities over the winter holidays — one question consistently seems to bounce around the Troy High hallways: Do you think we're going back to virtual?    On Wednesday evening, Jan. 12th, an email was sent out by the Troy School District, confirming that midterms would be...

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Covid-19+School
Covid-19+School
Hannah Lee, Staff Reporter • October 25, 2021

March 2020, a month  that turned the world upside down. Eighteen months later, Troy High is back to normal with precautions. Last year was very different because of the hybrid schooling system that was used as the first step in going back to a somewhat normal life. During hybrid learning, school ended before lunch, now school ends at the usual time of 2:10 p.m. Masks had to be mandated along...

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