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In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

In light of recent Fair Oaks incident, students, dietitian explain experience with, reasoning behind vegan lifestyles

Grace Xu

August 13, 2019

The day after Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the winter of 2018, junior Carmen Broadnax suddenly decided to never eat meat again. And not just meat, either. She’d chosen to cut out all animal-related foods from her diet, including dairy, seafood and egg. In other words, she’d simply decided to beco...

Students, teachers reflect on tremendous impact bodybuilding has on lifestyle, diet

Students, teachers reflect on tremendous impact bodybuilding has on lifestyle, diet

Agrayan Gupta

September 21, 2018

On sept. 8, weightlifter and senior Bryce Forsnow  second in the National Physique Committee Hoosier Flex Championships, a culmination of his extensive bodybuilding efforts. These efforts included going to LA Fitness seven days a week for six years in order to lift weights and maintain his physique. Al...

Sophomore Jacob Mahon

Sophomore Jacob Mahon

Livvie Hurley

May 18, 2018

Sophomore Jacob Mahon lifts weights in his Advanced Physical Conditioning class. Before heading to the weight lifting room, the class warmed up in the gym.

Gluten-free diets have become a fad here, but they aren’t for the average student

Gluten-free diets have become a fad here, but they aren’t for the average student

feature

May 23, 2013

It is lunchtime for junior Caroline Payne and, while her friends may be digging into a slice of pizza or a bowl of pasta, she pulls out her lunchbox to enjoy her typical meal of yogurt, fruit, lentil crackers and a sandwich on rice flour bread. When Payne cut gluten from her diet at the end of her fres...

Friends, not food. The effects of animal product production are vast and horrifying.

Friends, not food. The effects of animal  product production are vast and horrifying.

perspectives

April 26, 2013

From Feb. 13 to March 24, I did not consume any meat, dairy, eggs, butter, gelatin, whey or honey. After deciding to try going vegan for 40 days, I embarked on this venture with my heart full of love for all of the animals I’d be saving and my pantry full of soybeans, vegetable soups and lots of pean...

Survey shows people associate unhealthy food with better taste

feature

May 19, 2011

According to ‘unhealthy = tasty intuition,’ people enjoy food more if they believe it is unhealthy, find it difficult to control cravings By Rachel Boyd <rboyd@hilite.org> Senior Jared Hebert does not put much thought into  what comprises his diet. A self proclaimed lover of fast food, he pays little attention to what he chooses to e...

CHS cafeteria adjusts menu to reflect student input and cost efficiency

Beats

February 5, 2011

The CHS cafeterias have recently adjusted their menu items and condiments due to student input and price concerns. “We’ve been getting some requests from students for things like jalapeño ketchup and tuna sandwiches,” Anne Marie Woerner, manager of the main cafeteria, said. “Our supplier...