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Lack of sleep affects mental, physical health of teens

Lack of sleep affects mental, physical health of teens

Alison Booth and Elizabeth Joseph

December 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

As you get home from a sports game, you check the clock. It’s 10 p.m. and you have tons of homework due tomorrow that you haven’t completed. Even though you can feel yourself beginning to crash, you start working anyway, checking your phone along the way to catch up on today’s feed. Finally, you...

Staff editorial: sleep is a vital part of health

Staff editorial: sleep is a vital part of health

JagWire staff

December 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Staff editorials

As your eyes droop and you drink your fourth cup of coffee, desperately trying to stay awake studying so you can get an A on your final, you probably aren’t thinking about the ramifications of these actions. But, you should. Sleep is vital not only for just your physical or just your mental health...

A later start to the school day would benefit students

A later start to the school day would benefit students

Justin Curto, JagWire managing editor

September 17, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

For me, waking up for school in the morning is quite an endeavor. There are days when I wake up 15 minutes after my alarm goes off, others when I can’t function enough to get dressed after waking up and still others when the only reason why I don’t fall asleep during first block is the 12 ounces...

Grades are sometimes not worth the cost

Grades are sometimes not worth the cost

Jack Lopez, JagWire managing editor

January 28, 2014


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Most of us have been there at some point: it’s 1 a.m., you have only finished half of your homework, you have at least another hour to go and you are asking yourself why you’re even still up. That’s a valid question. Why stay up? There is an underlying problem in this situation: students are sacrificing...

Sleep deprivation causes problems for teens

Jill Applegate, features editor, Hanna Torline, reporter

October 25, 2010


Filed under FEATURES

Maybe you’ve experienced watching one of your friends dozing off across the room, only to be jolted awake by a book slammed on their desk by the teacher. Or possibly, you’re the one who can never seem to keep your eyes open during class. Either way, studies show that teenagers these days aren’t...

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