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Approximately one in four teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18 have anxiety. I am one of them.

I have been dealing with my anxiety for the past two to three years, experiencing it on some level nearly every day. It ranges in intensity from an underlying uneasiness to overwhelming panic that makes my heart race.

It can often be triggered by seemingly insignificant things, such as a text message or nail polish, and spiral downw...

Many students, like myself, are faced with the challenge of managing time, money and responsibilities throughout the school year.

This became an issue for me when I was deciding between doing track and field or getting a job this spring. I weighed out my pros and cons and made a decision to stick with track.

I knew I couldn’t give up track my senior season, but the idea of having extra money was very tempting. Especially with th...

Almost everyone listens to music and among those, quite a few perform it. However, there is often a divide between performance and composition.

I started playing piano when I was in 2nd grade. I instantly fell in love with music, adoring my newfound ability to string together simple notes into something complex and beautiful.

I continued to play for years, expanding my repertoire and experimenting with tempo, dynamics and even t...

provided by Jennifer Gemundt

During the start of the school year I was contacted by Sarah Gebhard about a mural project at South Lebanon Elementary School. They had been looking for someone to make their idea come to life because the teachers involved were too busy to accomplish it on their own.

I took the opportunity and accepted the task to paint for them. I got in contact with Jennifer Gemundt, a 5th grade teacher who was ecs...

December 13, 2018

photo provided by Morgan Menser

Many people dream of traveling and shopping in different parts of the world. This November, I traveled to Tuscany, Italy and experienced the Italian fashion scene.

This region is known for its beautiful countryside and rows upon rows of stores. Each day, I toured and shopped my way through a new city.

Despite the fact that Italy does not celebrate Thanksgiving, they have an event similar to Black F...

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