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Jet lag worth trouble for traveling Bruins

Carly Waldorph, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

Many people like to travel during the holidays, including students and staff at Branham. When traveling across multiple time zones, people can experience jet lag, which is an interruption in the human body’s sleep cycle. It...

You’re sleep-deprived. Here’s what to do about it

Tae Yun (Erica Kang) and Shantala Muruganujan, Staff Writers

November 1, 2019

Students and adults claim to not be getting enough sleep. The average teen needs 9.5 hours per day, and adults need about 7 hours. A Stanford Medicine study shows that 87% of American students attending high school are sleep-deprived. A...

Grad sends a vaping warning

Grad sends a vaping warning

September 27, 2019

Caffeine puts some pep in athletes’ workouts

Shlok Gore, Science and Health Editor

June 8, 2019

Just 200 mg of it sends chemical signals throughout the human body. After it’s reabsorbed in the small intestines, your body starts to tingle, muscles suddenly feel more alive, the mind abruptly regaining clarity. The caffeine...

State strengthens vaccine law

Uzor Awuzie, Student Life Editor

June 6, 2019

Starting July 1, California will require all children enrolled in state schools, both public and private, to have certain doctor-recommended immunizations before they can be enrolled. The different vaccines vary by age, ranging fr...

Hacking Valentine’s Day

Hacking Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Holidays in video games

Caitlyn Schlaman, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

Some games are certainly famous for their holiday representations, luring returning and new players to participate in the festivities in the real world, and in the virtual. “Hitman 2”: The game added a holiday pack, which adds ...

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