Shruti Patel

Shruti Patel
About the Author:
Shruti Patel is a self-proclaimed “nerd,” and she walks the hallways of the Wheeler High School Center of Advanced Studies. During the summer, she volunteers at the Gujarati Cultural Association of North America (GCANA) Summer Camp, where she shares her culture and religion with kids. She has a great passion for the arts, music and dance, as well as reading and writing.
I went to sleep at the…zzz

I went to sleep at the…zzz

Author by Shruti Patel When initially brain-storming for this article, I started with ideas about fitness and eating well. I then came across an epidemic that deserves to be acknowledged: sleep deprivation. In this context, an epidemic is simply a factor that affects many people in a population; specifically, I am looking at the teen student population. Many other students …

Who am I?

Who am I?

Author by Shruti Patel Can you imagine getting a wake up call at 6 am, being in school for seven hours, staying after for clubs or SAT classes for two more, and coming home to do hours of assignments that stack high enough to give you a 36 hour record of no sleep? What about following this typical schedule by …