Food Under Fire
Opinion

Food Under Fire

By KRISHNAVENI TADI, sophomore It is true that nothing is good in excess, but this does not mean we should permanently eliminate certain foods from our diets. From the perfect cream-to-fluffy pastry ratio in our beloved Twinkies to the irresistible crunch of orange cheese puffs, processed foods have always been a key part of our lives. … Continue reading

SODArn Unhealthy
Opinion

SODArn Unhealthy

By AMEER MALIK, junior IN SEPTEMBER of last year, the New York City Board of Health approved a ban on sugary drinks from being sold in restaurants and movie theaters or by street vendors in containers larger than sixteen ounces. The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, believes that this regulation, which will come … Continue reading

Ravings about cravings
Opinion

Ravings about cravings

By SIMMI SHARMA, sophomore It’s twelfth period, and you’re slouched in your stuffy classroom listening to your teacher lecture about mitosis over and over. You regret sleeping late last night — or this morning — after studying for that killer test second period when suddenly, a sensation overcomes you. You frantically look around the room … Continue reading