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Adults, Ads and Availability Affect Teen Eating

Adults, Ads and Availability Affect Teen Eating

Lara Graney

Teens eating habits are not solely built on the basis of health; trends, marketing, convenience and mood are just a few of the factors that affect what young people put in their bodies. On television...  Read More »

Sep 17

A Meat-Lover Goes Vegan

Maura DeRose

As a baby, my mother called me her little carnivore. At Sonic, I order a pretzel dog in addition to my cheeseburger. One year for Christmas, I wrote Santa Claus a letter asking for parmesan cheese. My profile picture on Instagram is a photo of me holding a hot dog. But after a month long road trip with nothing but leftovers from restaurants, I returned to New Jersey with blemished skin, 15 extra...  Read More »

Sep 17

Playa Bowls, a Boardwalk Empire

Caroline Savage

Playa Bowls, the oceanfront smoothie and acai shop, has swelled from a simple stand to five locations in just two years. The company’s Instagram account has amassed to over 22,400 followers, and there are over 3,000 public photos on the tag “#playabowls.” Sophomore Kelly Forrester of Spring Lake Heights is a frequent Playa Bowls customer. “The bowls are pretty tasty, and I think their locations...  Read More »

Sep 16

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Precollege is worth the extra cash

Andrew Wang

By the end of March 2015, now over one year ago, the total student loan debt in the United States had risen to $1.2 trillion according to the Federal Reserve, and has only continued to grow from there. ...  Read More »

September 16, 2016

Protect the First Amendment from Donald Trump’s Wrath

Courtney Kushnir

The media always must remain cautious and conscientious of how they cover politics, especially during an election year. But this year, Donald Trump has changed the game. As an aspiring journalist, I am...  Read More »

September 16, 2016

A tale of two Inkblotters: What we learned behind the paper

Horace Greeley, a 19th-century editor of the New York Tribune, once said that “Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you’re at it.” And that’s what journalism does for me. Th...  Read More »

June 17, 2016

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Kendall Jenner graces Vogue’s famous September issue

Izzy Cavazzoni

Back to school commercials. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The return of seasonal Starbucks drinks. Each evoke feelings of familiarity as autumn begins its annual reign on weather and fashion alike. Yet the September issue of magazines, such as Vogue, have earned a reputation for predicting fall fashion trends, making their covers especially important in the fashion and modeling community, said Je...  Read More »

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Summer concerts become right of passage for teens

Izzy Cavazzoni

Like learning to drive or filling out college applications, there are plenty of coming-of-age rituals that teenagers from across the world welcome (or endure) as they embark on their journey into adulthood. Still, teenagers from Monmouth County might experience additional rights of passage: that first time driving in summer-induced beach traffic down the Garden State Parkway, caving into the Playa ...  Read More »

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Coney Waffle brings “Freak Shake” to the Shore

Allie Kuo

Toppings for a milkshake typically consist of whipped cream, or perhaps a maraschino cherry on top, if you’re feeling adventurous. But that is not the case at Coney Waffle on Ocean Avenue in Belmar, N.J. Their “Freak Shakes” are giant milkshakes topped with enough sweets and desserts to make your teeth ache, without even taking the first sip – or bite. Can’t decide if you want an ic...  Read More »

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Lifeguarding: a popular summer sport

Emme Leong

Summer jobs are in high demand for teenagers who are looking to earn some spending money. But it’s difficult to find the compromise between soaking up the sun and getting a decent job. For many CHS stud...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Athletes beat the varsity blues

Shannon Bradley

Many CHS students return to their home high schools to play sports. Some students began doing this as early as freshman year and began playing varsity their starting year. Senior Kat Holtz of Hazlet ...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertim...  Read More »

September 16, 2016 • 0 comments

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