Lauren DalBello

Name: Lauren DalBello
Position: Page Editor
Graduation Year: 2004
Not be confused with Eva Cassidy, Lauren DalBello likes having fun. She can most often be seen smiling. She is excited about Switzerland next year, but she will also miss everything from her little hometown better known as Takoma Park.

Stories (12)

Blair to host NIH's "Share the Health” fitness expo

By Feza Kikaya, Lauren DalBello | April 22, 2004, midnight | In Print »

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will be holding its fifth annual free health and fitness expo "Share the Health” on Sat., April 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Blair, where scientific posters by Blair and Takoma Park Middle Schools students will be displayed.

Dispelling myths about diets

By Lauren DalBello | March 18, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Nowadays, health is a concern for a rising number of people. New diets are being produced and put on the market, attracting many people looking for better ways to cut weight. High-protein diets. Low-fat diets. No-pasta diets. All-vegetable diets. Even grapefruit diets. Often, figuring out which one is right for you is a difficult task.

Uphill battle against dyslexia

By Lauren DalBello | Feb. 20, 2004, midnight | In Print »

Junior Hannah Fegley begins reading aloud one evening in late November from Guns, Germs and Steel to speech-language pathologist Bonnie Curl, and following along with her finger, she says, "…take a glass of cool water…” The book in front of her reads, "…take a glass from the water cooler…” but Fegley's dyslexia had skewed the words.

Watch out for this year's winter woes

By Lauren DalBello | Dec. 18, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Bundle up this winter, everyone! Forecasts are predicting a long season of cold and snowy weather, so it is important to be aware of the dangers of frostbite.

The top six killers in America

By Lauren DalBello | Oct. 2, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Fun under the summer sun

By Lauren DalBello | June 11, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Now that the D.C. area has freed itself from Mother Nature's prolonged wintry spells and odd spring snow showers, it's time to celebrate summer under the sun. By surveying the District's what-to-do list, Chips came up with the top four fun outdoor activities that won't drain your wallet.

Twenty-two teachers leaving

By Lauren DalBello | June 11, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Mr. Yuk retires

By Lauren DalBello | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Mr. Yuk, the frowning, green-faced icon that decorated poisonous substance bottles across the world, is retiring.

Saliva's Secrets

By Lauren DalBello | May 22, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Careful where you spit! The National Institutes of Health have discovered that saliva can be very revealing. They're working to uncover other discoveries saliva can expose, but here's a list of already-known findings:

Yoga gives body and soul a breather

By Lauren DalBello | Jan. 15, 2003, midnight | In Print »

Eleven serene bodies, legs crossed and eyes closed, breathe deeply in unison at the Willow Street Yoga Center (WSYC) in Takoma Park, escaping the stresses of life and the tension of yet another day. Eleven pairs of hands are clasped together at the chest, and eleven voices exhale the sacred sound of "oommm.”

He's Hansel Cedeno, Blair's mighty king of the ring

By Lauren DalBello | Dec. 19, 2002, midnight | In Print »

When junior Hansel Cedeno steps into the ring, the match begins and he slams his rival down for one point before intentionally letting him back up. Cedeno's weary 171-pound opponent gets up time and time again, only to be overpowered by Cedeno's tremendous strength and agility. Cedeno steadily increases his score with this tactic of repeated takedowns.

A place to go for health info

By Lauren DalBello | Oct. 4, 2002, midnight | In Print »

By late afternoon in the Women's Health Center in Old Town Takoma Park, the toys that litter the coffee table during the day are replaced with magazines like Ebony and YM.