Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain

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There are a Slew of New Apps Available to Quit any Funky Addiction you may Have; Might these apps be effective in bettering ourselves or are these just adding to the insanity that technology has brought forth?

Abby Burns, Reporter

May 1

Filed under Top Stories, Wellness

Abby Burns We all have those bad habits that we wish we were able to overcome but cannot seem to fight the urge. God, I know I do! The key is to stay motivated! And I know you all are constantly on your smart phones. There are t...

There’s Danger in Energy Drinks: Why you should reach for the water bottle instead

Althea Garivaltis, Reporter

April 1

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

We all have those days when we’re feeling a little sluggish, and we need a quick pick-me-up. Many people reach immediately for a quick drink filled with caffeine. “On the weekend when I know I’m gonna be up late, I just...

Thinking of college in the city? Beware of “atmospheric” pressure

Ciana Barnaba, Reporter

April 1

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Compared to the Berkshires, city life seems fast paced and exciting. Bustling with energy, and with something new around every corner, it’s easy to see why the city would be appealing to Monument students applying to college....

Horoscopes: February 2012

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 26

Filed under Wellness

Aquarius (January 20 to February 18) Secrets, secrets are no fun unless they are shared with everyone! Do you remember saying that to your friends in Kindergarden? Secrets used to be fun back then, but now your secrets are b...

Who’s Got the Winter Blues? Cold-weather down days explained

Susanna Yudkin, Section Editor

January 19

Filed under Wellness

While most of us are gearing chattering excitedly about weekends on the slopes or joyfully building snowmen with friends, every 1 in 5 persons in the United States is suffering from SAD. No, not just an occasional off-day, but...

Proper Preperation for Prevention

Austin Rybacki

January 13

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Many people enjoy a good workout, but there are some steps everyone should take before intense exercise. Some of these steps include proper stretching, warming up your muscles and ending your workout with a cool down. Following...

Divided, United: How our world benefits from right and left-brain thinkers

Susanna Yudkin, Wellness Section Editor

January 12

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

Although the brain is one single entity, it is split into the right and the left hemisphere. While both are responsible for reasoning, they use different strategies to process the same information. Most people have a distinctly...

Less is More: When Consumers Become Consumed

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 3

Filed under Wellness

Money can’t buy happiness, though many seem dedicated to try.  Many are addicted to consumption as one would be to alcohol or eating disorders, yet it remains a largely unexamined social phenomenon outside of academia because...

Its Not Just One Cup: Our Disposable Culture

Tatiana Gottwald, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 3

Filed under Sports & Wellness, Wellness

The holidays are a time of giving; however what many don’t think about is what our giving means for the earth.  Our disposable culture, both during the holidays and throughout the year, has led to a pandemic of waste.  Our...

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