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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...

Got Organic? Despite the rise in food-buying consciousness in the 21st century, some obstacles make that lifestyle difficult

Got Organic? Despite the rise in food-buying consciousness in the 21st century, some obstacles make that lifestyle difficult

Lin-Lin Mo, Feature Reporter

May 18, 2017

According to senior Kyra Krall, her family often orders plentiful organic produce, ranging from Indiana pasture-raised eggs to organic lacinato kale from Green Bean Delivery, a company that makes local, sustainably-grown groceries easily accessible to Midwestern families. Supporting small local farms f...

Plant-based dairy and protein products increase in popularity

Plant-based dairy and protein products increase in popularity

News

October 10, 2014

From people jumping on the kale train to the quinoa bandwagon, health trends have never been so appealing. This new movement has become prevalent with people switching over to plant-based products from their typical dairy and protein sources. According to an article from The Washington Post, approximat...

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...