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Tips and Tricks: Maintain a Balanced Lifestyle

  The Frozen Fix Whether you prefer a pint of Ben and Jerry’s or a Ha?agen-Dazs fudgesicle, frozen treats can be addicting. However, you can leave the calories behind and get what you’re craving...

PE Scheduling Shifts

In February 2017, Registrar Lyse Herrera unveiled a new plan for scheduling PE, introducing year-long PE class for freshmen and juniors and semesters of Health for sophomores and seniors. This new program was effective...

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear: Debunking The Freshman 15

Every August eager freshman flood college campuses across the country, armed with exorbitant amounts of enthusiasm, knick knacks to decorate their dorm rooms and a twinge of anxiety about making new friends. These college...

My Four Days as a Health God

In sophomore year health, one of our projects was to record the calories of every single thing we ate everyday for a week or so. I had never counted my calories before and rarely...

How to Eat Healthy at the State Fair

It’s that time of the year again when the State Fair of Texas and Big Tex is back in town. With the opening of the fair on Sept. 30, a plethora of fried food,...

When Senioritis Turns Out to be Mono

In the first semester of your senior year, you’re actually quite busy. Last-minute SAT and ACT testing, regular schoolwork, college apps and extracurricular activities leave no time to waste. In short, the first half...

Winter Health Myths, Debunked

Fourcast takes a look into the truthfulness of common winter health myths.

Running on Veggies: The Egg-free, Dairy-free, Meat-free Diet is for Me and You

Why did you go vegan? Because I’m asked this question daily, you would think I’d have an definitive answer by now. But in reality, my reasons get more numerous and more complex each day. Ethically, just...

Keeping Medications in Mind

Assistant News Editor Faith Isbell investigates the effects of our most popular over-the-counter medications A Hockaday senior, who agreed to speak under the alias Amelia, was in her third day at a local soccer...

Making Time for Mindfulness

Research supports the importance of mindfulness: a new way to find time in the day for yourself On a typical busy day, junior Frances Burton moves from morning classes to student council meetings during conference,...