Body art - using a different kind of canvas

Originally an ancient art form dating back thousands of years, tattooing and body piercing have had various symbolic and religious meanings throughout history.
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The uncontrollable urge to reach perfection

Every day teenagers deal with the stresses of school, sex, drugs and alcohol among others. As an added pressure, they are now bombarded with society's obsession with thinness and unrealistic views of the ideal body.
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Program offers students a chance to encounter Canada

Encounters With Canada is a program for students from across Canada that offers them the opportunity to spend one week in the nation's capital, Ottawa.
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Vegetarianism improves health and protects animals from cruelty

Vegetarianism is a popular choice today. Vegetarians avoid meat, fish and poultry. Those who include dairy products and eggs in their diet are called lacto-ovo vegetarians. Those who eat no meat nor animal by-products are called vegan. More and more youths and adults are choosing to go vegetarian a variety of reasons.
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Should showers be mandatory in all schools?

After a hard workout in physical education class, students are warm and sweaty. If there are no showers in the school, the students have to go back to class the same way.
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Supplementary exams: are they necessary?

School is out! Homework and studying is over! Or is it really? That is a question that comes to the mind of former Roncalli students when the time for supplementary exams rolls around.
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