Friday, April 18th, 2014
Each spring, students in Colorado compete at the FCCLA Sate Leadership Conference. FCCLA stands for “Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America.” Members compete in various events including culinary skills, child development knowledge, fashion design, cake decorating, sports medicine and interior design projects.
Why do zebras have stripes? A University of California, Davis research team has solved the enigma that is the origins of a zebra’s stripes. This evolutionary problem has been debated for 120 years and some hypotheses include the stripes being a form of camouflage, a heat management system or a countermeasure to attack from biting flies.
It is a well-known stereotype that many students think school lunches are gross and unhealthy. I completely disagree. The quality of the school lunches is not the problem; the problem is the variety of choices the lunch menu provides.