Disease Awareness for the month of March: Vision

by Sukhmani Kaur A new month, March, has arrived and with it has awareness of a number of important diseases that affect our lives on a daily basis. March is important for more than a few reasons including; Save Your Vision Month, National Nutrition Month, National Kidney Month, National Endometriosis Awareness Month, National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Trisomy Awareness…

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Zika Virus

Zika Virus: Should we panic? by Gabriela Cruz The recent spread of the Zika Virus has been concerning everyone lately, but there are several things you should know before canceling your trip. Zika has been found in most parts of South America, Mexico, Pacific Islands, and parts of Africa. Even though most parts of Mexico…

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The 5 Major Events of 2016

by Sukhmani Kaur The year 2016 promises to be exciting, fun-filled, and memorable. It is unbelievable that January has sneaked by us. Let’s get  discuss some of the upcoming events of 2016… 1: February 29th, 2016 Every year four years, the calendar has an extra day on February 29th. The year’s last 2 digits are always divisible…

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Nature Appreciation

by Sukhmani Kaur A crinkled water bottle with water droplets clinging to its insides stands proudly on a smooth, shiny table. After some time, a careless human picks up the empty bottle and chucks it into a trash bin with an excited whelp “three-point shot”– their claim to fame. Friends join in and rejoice with the triumphant individual. However,…

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The Festival of Lights

by Sukhmani Kaur Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, is one the most important festivals celebrated in India. It usually falls on a moonless light at the end of October and lasts until the beginning of November. The celebration is a mixture of Christmas, with gift giving, and the 4th of July, due to the fireworks…

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Examination Termination

by Gigi Protasiewicz and Sukhmani Kaur As the 2014-2015 school year winds down, Hathaway Brown students are counting down the days in their planner, their brain, and in their sleep. Hold on before you slip on your sandals, snatch that neon-colored towel, and head down for the community pool. In less than 1 month, friends, there…

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The Festival of Colors

By: Sukhmani Kaur How would you react if you visualized a crowd of people with happy faces and clothes splattered with purple, yellow, red, and other colors in the middle of a mild spring day? If you guessed “Holi,” then you are on the dot. Holi (pronounced “holy”) is also called the Festival of Colors.…

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