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Hall-Zombies Need to Keep Eyes off the Screen

Hall-Zombies Need to Keep Eyes off the Screen

By Jonathan Greenzaid, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2015

They walk through the halls in a zombie-like state, crashing and bumping into people with no regard for their surroundings. It’s not The Walking Dead, but a new generation of “deadwalkers” in CHS who walk through the halls fully occupied on their cell phones. While many students like to use...

Cell phone policy is great in moderation

By Greer Smith, Opinions Editor

November 26, 2013

It is a glorious time to be a student at CHS. The constricting bonds regarding electronic use during school hours have been loosened. According to the CHS website, a new policy allows students to use electronic devices between class periods and during class with teacher permission. Thanks to this new...

Texts From Last Night

By By Nicole Weltmann, Staff Writer

December 22, 2011

It is 3 a.m., and you just sent your friend a text message without knowing it. According to the Ohio Sleep Medicine Institute, sleep texting is when someone texts while sleeping, most likely during the non-rapid eye movement cycle. Sleep texting could be considered a parasomnia, an abnormal or unwanted...

Study finds cell phone use has effect on brain health

By Julia Greenzaid Staff Writer and Julia Greenzaid Staff Writer

March 22, 2011

Brain atrophy is a condition in which brain cells are lost or the connection between cells is damaged, posing a possible risk for cell phone users. According to an article from, Dr. Nora Volkow, lead NIH researcher and conductor of the study, confirmed that although cell phon...

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