Andrea Scalvini, an Italian exchange student who lives in North Port, is one of the nine exchange students in Long Island. I interviewed him to know how an exchange student lives here and to know what differences he noticed between the American and the Italian cultures and habits. He said
The greatest teachers don’t just teach; they inspire us to become better people and encourage us to reach our full potential in and out of the classroom. Here at Smithtown High School West, English teacher, Mr. Gunsel, embodies all the principles of a great teacher, but more importantly a great
Materialism is a large problem in the United States and we are becoming an increasingly narcissistic society because of it. Researchers in a 2008 study found that materialistic values are connected to Type-A behavior. Aa Type-A personality being a drive for perfectionism and an unhealthy dependence on external rewards such
Whether you think exercising in a work environment is appropriate, you cannot deny the positive effects it has on employees. Recently, obesity has become a leading problem in America. More than two-thirds (68.8 percent) of adults are considered to be overweight or obese. Over the past few years, employers
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