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Activities Ribbons at the Iowa City Pride Parade displaying love for the LGBT+ community. Photo by Livvy Draves.
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In 73 out of 195 countries being in the LGBT+ is a crime, is even punishable by death in the Middle East. June became our country’s official pride month in…

Body Blake Drahos, '20, laughs while doing a photoshoot at Lindale mall, one of the activities that helps Drahos keep her head above water.
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People have talked about Seasonal Depression, and while that in itself is a major issue, mental health and school in general do not work well together. High school is a…

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As the sickness season starts to come into effect, people have there wide variety of remedies. From cold medicine, Vicks vapor rub, or just hot soup, there are many ways…

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With the winter season approaching it’s becoming apparent that the season of sickness is also on its way. Last year people seemed to be getting sick left and right, and…

Body Maddie Baxa, junior, donates blood at Marion's annual blood drive.
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With the buzz of the blood drive still humming around Marion, it’s important to be informed to the discriminatory policies the FDA has in place. Before 2015, it was illegal for…

Food The results of a poll of 100 marion students showed that 62% of students eat breakfast and 38% don't.
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Students have been told over and over again in health classes and throughout everyday life that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet a good chunk of…

Body A good and easy way to stay healthier is drinking water infused with fruit, vegetables, or herbs.
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With the last quarter of the year rapidly approaching, visions of summer are dominating many students’ minds. This is the time of year where people start setting personal goals to…

Body When asked 60% of students listen to music when stressed, 15% sleep, 10% do yoga/mediate and 15% exercise.
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Around this time of year, lots of people constantly feel stressed. With school work, starting new activities, and personal things going on, it is hard to find ways to relax…

Health When asked if students get the recommended eight to ten hours of sleep each night, 32% said yes and 68% said no.
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Sleep. The word that makes people long for their beds throughout the day. The word they think of when people ask them what they want to do after school. The…

Body The four most common symptoms of influenza are warning signs to stay home and get rested.
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Sweeping the halls of Marion High School, a sickness is spreading at an alarming pace. The sickness is influenza, an infection that has affected many students. Danielle Rice, school nurse,…

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