The Cityzen

Winter Depression

Megan Mullins, Business Manager

January 24, 2018

With an average of 4% to 6%, and another 10% to 20% suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD there is a chance that you or a loved one around you may be affected with this mood disorder. SAD can cause depression and sy...

Goodbye gifts

Megan Mullins, Business Manager

January 24, 2018

Now that the official holiday season is coming to a close many may be left with gifts that they just don’t have a use for.  From the smelly scented candle to that oversized scratchy sweater, every household has some presen...

Childhood Obesity is Growing

Megan Lynn Mullins, Business Manager

October 12, 2017

Child obesity is a growing epidemic that has grown tenfold in the last four decades, numbers soaring from 11 million in 1975 to 124 million in 2016. It is affects every 1 in 19 children ranging from the age of 5 to 19. "Over ...

Irma Creates Terror

Megan Lynn Mullins, Business Manager

October 11, 2017

The monstrous category 5 storm Imra has made landfall flattening islands leaving them virtually desolate and uninhabitable. With wind speeds up to 185 miles per hour flattening a good percentage of the islands of St. Barts lea...

Get Your Life in Order

Megan Lynn Mullins, Business Manager

October 11, 2017

As the first quarter ends students may become overwhelmed with stress.  Although many students  are intelligent and have the capability to maintain exceptional grades they seem to struggle in the area of organization, losin...

How stress affects the body

March 13, 2017

Stress is something that overtakes the lives of everyone whether it be the stress of school, work or even personal relationships it is prominent in the life of every living being. Stress has many health risks such as asthma, g...

The Shocking Truth About Teen Diets

Megan Lynn Mullins, Feature writer

October 5, 2016

The issue of humans consuming an alarming amount of fast food has been an ongoing  battle in many countries worldwide. But in a recent BBC National Good Food Survey it was found that the true battle of fastfood was in the teen ag...

Jellified oceans

Megan Lynn Mullins, Feature Writer

October 3, 2016

Jellyfish blooms are appearing in large numbers washed up on beach shores, power stations are having serious difficulties, and call-ins of jellyfish invading the tropical ocean waters are becoming more prominent. All of these is...

The animal that sleeps through fire.

Megan Lynn Mullins, feature writer

May 20, 2016

In the bush of Australia wildfires are a constant threat as they test through their surroundings at astounding speeds. Most animals have a natural fear of fire that causes them to flee from the sight or even the smell of the immediate...

Do we need less sleep as we get older?

Megan Lynn Mullins, feature writer

May 20, 2016

It is very common for people as they age to complain about trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. There is said to be a third of adults suffering from some form of insomnia. The two main difficulties are falling asleep at the...

Snakes with super powers

Megan Lynn Mullins, Feature writer

May 20, 2016

The western diamondback rattlesnake lays silently in the bush awaiting it's next prey. They can go up to two years without feeding, but when they decided that the time has come to feast the victim almost has to contain true super...

Superbugs

Megan Lynn Mullins, Feature writer

May 20, 2016

There is a risk of superbugs killing a human being every 3 seconds by 2050. The global review has conducted a plan for for preventing medicine from being “cast back into the dark ages”. There are a few set backs, one being...

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