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How Animal Agriculture Is Killing Our Planet

How Animal Agriculture Is Killing Our Planet

February 7, 2016


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Many people ask me why I am a vegan and there are too many reasons to settle on one! Today I am exposing you to one of the main reasons why I am a vegan: to save the environment. I want to explain how the meat and dairy industry is not only killing innocent animals, but also killing our environment....

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

Morning Tonics: Two Ways (Recipe)

Lizzie Leboyer

January 17, 2016


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HELLO AGAIN! Not to be overly cliché, but I thought I would start off this new year with a few posts on getting back to basics with some simple tricks on healthy eating. It seems like in January, it’s impossible to watch TV without being bombarded with commercials regarding the typical new year's ...

Salted Caramel Oats (Recipe)

Salted Caramel Oats (Recipe)

Caroline Silver

January 17, 2016


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SALTED CARAMEL OATS Recipe Type: Breakfast Cook Time: 7 minutes   Ingredients: ¾ cup almond milk ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2 medjool dates (you can find these at Balducci’s) ¾ cup quick oats ¾ cup water                                      ...

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

A Bit About Caroline Silver and The Vegan Journey

Caroline Silver

January 10, 2016


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Hi! My name is Caroline Silver and I am currently a sophomore at Scarsdale High School. I have been a vegan for over four months now and I am taking it upon myself to share my journey with you. I know what you are thinking. OMG EW you’re a VEGAN?! What is a vegan? How do you even survive? Do you eat...

Lonely Life

Lonely Life

October 25, 2015


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I feel so alone.... I don't have a dependable friend group or friends at all, I'm always second to everyone else, whenever the person I'm talking or walking with sees someone else they know they leave me hanging without even a goodbye. I never get invited to anything. I don't know what to do. People al...

The Biggest Question on Every SHS Student’s Mind; to Work or to Socialize?

October 25, 2015


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How do I manage my time better? I stay up all night and barely sleep.. how do I cope with the stress of SHS and still maintain a social life??? Help plz. Hi!  We totally understand your concerns, because we have been there too!  It can be so hard to find the balance between sleep, work, and frien...

The Freshman Fresh Start

August 30, 2015


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I’m getting so nervous about college and life post-high school!!! My parents want so much from me and all my friends are motivated and setting expectations so high… but I don’t know what I want...What do I do? The freshman fresh start Your concerns are very real and, quite often, common among r...

How Do I Know My Sexuality?

August 30, 2015


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I’m confused about my sexuality…I’m not as into girls as my friends are… but I’m not necessarily into guys...well I mean I’ve never kissed a guy, so I don’t know I guess. How do I know? How Do I Know My Sexuality? In high school, we struggle everyday with balancing our own desires with th...

I’m an Independent Floater Who Don’t Need No Clique

August 30, 2015


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I dont have a consistent friend group, I'm considered a “floater”. I don’t mind being alone; I actually like being friends with a variety of people, but it gets so hard around halloween and parties. I don’t know who to associate with. Help! I’m an independent floater who don’t need no cl...

The Real Gold of the West Coast: Acai Bowls

The Real Gold of the West Coast: Acai Bowls

Lizzie Leboyer

August 27, 2015


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What would you say is the standard breakfast of the East Coast? Maybe, living right outside the city, the New Yorker inside of  you would say the classic bagel (#baegel?) and cream cheese or some sort of pastry à la Audrey Hepburn during Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Coffee, not optional. Or maybe you’d ...

Homage to Hummus

Homage to Hummus

Lizzie Leboyer

June 1, 2015


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Hummus is one of my favorite foods. Ever. In the entire world. Something about it is just so delicious that I really am addicted to it. I often find myself with a large container of it in the fridge at the start of the weekend, and then by Monday it’s all gone! Now, granted, I’m not talking about...

Springtime Staples

Springtime Staples

May 27, 2015


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I like winter. Sure, I love a laid back summer afternoon as much as the next gal, but I really didn’t mind these past few months of cold. Maybe I’m secretly an eskimo, but I’m actually a bit sad that winter has come to a close. Gone are the days of coziness; sleeping in thanks to a call from L...

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