Vegetarianism Also Offers Benefits for Environment

by Megan Werden ‘17 When most people think about being vegetarian, they think about how many animals’ lives will be saved. Although this is an important point, there are other compelling reasons why being a vegetarian produces positive results. Recent research has found that livestock farming has lead to climate change. For example, cows release methane into the atmosphere, which … Read More

An Obsession with Healthy Food Can Lead to Disorder

by Leah Peloff ‘18 Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating are the three most commonly known eating disorders. Each of these disorders cause life-threatening symptoms. Unfortunately, it is fairly common to know people suffering with one of these disorders in this day in age; however, not many people know that there is a fourth, equally dangerous disease: orthorexia. Defined … Read More

Menus That Offer Healthy Options

by Danielle Tobb ‘17 Eating habits formed during adolescence have an impact on the rest of one’s life. Forming poor eating habits during the teen years can potentially evolve into obesity, diabetes, or heart disease later in life. Current unacceptable eating habits need to be improved if teens want to be fit for the duration of their lives. Below are … Read More

Veganism Proving To Be More Than Just a Trend

by Meghan Kimberling ‘17 Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Ellen DeGeneres, Ellie Goulding, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Lopez all have something in common other than their extravagant lifestyles in the Hollywood limelight. All of these stars are vegan. But what does it really mean to be vegan in Hollywood or in the rest of world for that matter? The definition of the vegan … Read More

Best and Worst Beaches for Teens on the Eastern Shore

by Amanda Allen ‘17 Rehoboth Rehoboth has many attractions to keep all ages busy. Three locations of Tanger Outlets offer stores such as Nike, Under Armour, Michael Kors, Vineyard Vines, American Eagle and more. Kids can enjoy the Midway Family Fun Park, which has activities like go-carts, bumper boats, mini golf, lazy river, pools, slides and a Movie Theater next … Read More

Staying Safe at Beach Week

by Sara Casareto ‘16 Beach week: a fun and sun-filled senior tradition following high school graduation in June. For students in Maryland there are many options for a locale, but no beach feels like home in the way that Maryland’s Ocean City does. Beach week is characterized as a week-long party with carefree fun and often, to be candid, binge … Read More

Written In the Stars: Two Different Zodiacs

By Jonathan Cudd ‘16 Many know of the zodiac signs based on the Babylonians, but few have heard of the Chinese and Native American zodiacs. Zodiacs are based on star constellations that was in one’s birth month or year. For those tired of the normal zodiacs, try your zodiac in a different culture. There are 12 animals in the Chinese … Read More

Horoscopes: Scientific Basis or Nonsense?

By Danielle Tobb ’17 A horoscope is a general forecast of a person’s future, typically including information on that person’s character, mannerisms, and love life. Virtually every newspaper and magazine includes a section on horoscopes. The horoscopes found in magazines are based off of a concept called sun sign astrology. This is a much simpler version of astrology that only … Read More

Puppies Take a Bite Out of Teen Anxiety

By Chase Wilson ’18 Due to a sharp increase in students visiting their counselors with stress-related issues, the Counseling Department has initiated a groundbreaking program to help these students alleviate their anxiety. Beginning fourth quarter, Puppies for Loving (PL) will make a litter of 10 golden retriever dogs available at Sherwood. The puppies, born on March 1, will be looked … Read More

Meme Satirizes Traditional Horoscopes

By Steven Witkin ‘16 It may seem normal, even relatable, when the Internet states that your zodiac sign means that you are hardworking, or stubborn, or emotionally prepared, but what about when it says that your zodiac sign indicates that you are, in fact, Steve Harvey, Kylo Ren, or F. Scott Fitzgerald’s egg yolks? The latter are all actual examples … Read More