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Students experience negative and positive effects of caffeine

Students experience negative and positive effects of caffeine

Tanner Smith and Anna Owsley

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES

Stopping by Starbucks before school because you absolutely need a caffeine hit before the test you have second block... oh, and you were up until 4 a.m. writing an essay due the block after that. As students get deeper and deeper into their high school experience, caffeine has become a way for many to ke...

Students experience varying levels of caffeine dependency

Students experience varying levels of caffeine dependency

Lizzie Kulcsar, Sarah Myers, Adri Talavera, JagWire reporter, JagWire features/A&E editor, JagWire features/A&E editor

February 6, 2015


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As her alarm goes off at 6 a.m., junior Sara Hempleman gets out of bed feeling tired and groggy. Before leaving for school, she grabs a 12-ounce can of Mountain Dew to wake herself up. The caffeine keeps her energized for several hours, but once its effects wear off, she feels herself slipping back in...

Teens need to lay off the caffeine

Eric Howes, Special to the JagWire

December 17, 2010


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

With more than 300 million cups of coffee consumed a day, America is one caffeinated nation. Teens are beginning to hop on board the band wagon without any knowledge of the negative effects. Caffeine is found within all sorts of beverages including energy drinks, some soft drinks, and the all too...

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