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New year, same you, just better… self-reflection

Alexis Polizzi, Editorial and Opinion Editor

February 5, 2019

With the new year rolling around, many take time to look back at all the things that were accomplished and the memories surrounding them. Subconsciously, these people are reflecting on the mistakes they made and the resolutio...

Should we have longer breaks?

Mireya Ruiz, Photography Editor

December 17, 2018

After sleeping in for two weeks on winter break, most would instantly wish breaks could last longer. What those students don’t realize is sacrifices must be made with wanting extended breaks. According to Illinois Legal Aid...

Lock down procedure variety could help

Staff Editorial

December 10, 2018

According to the Washington Post, 210,000 children have been victim to school shootings since lock down procedures were put in place in 1999. While at the time this concept was new, over time the procedure and its steps have remained...

Desensitization of anti-Semitism is sickening

Staff Editorial

December 5, 2018

The most recent example of Anti-Semitic acts in our country dates back just over a month ago, where 11 innocent civilians lost their lives in a Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue. The domestic terrorist, Robert Bower, was responsible...

Lock down procedure variety could help

Staff Editorial, Staff

December 5, 2018

According to the Washington Post, 210,000 children have been victim to school shootings since lock down procedures were put in place in 1999. While at the time this concept was new, over time the procedure and its steps have remained...

Maternal deaths in America

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

May 14, 2018

The United States is moving forward in technological and medical innovation, while leaving pregnant women’s health behind.  CNN reported that the U.S is the only industrialized country with rising maternal mortality...

Going to college is not for everyone

Kinsey Vandenbark, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

College is not for everyone, yet the way many kids are raised in the United States, they feel like it’s a must. Those who can’t achieve it, for whatever reasons, are left with regret. Some who go to college and aren’t successful...

Cubby Corner

Kelly Powers, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

As most Cubs fans anticipated, the opening game against the Los Angeles Angels resulted in a W. The Cubs clinched another victory during the second game of the Angels series, reaching a two-zero start for the first time since...

Are School Uniforms Necessary?

James Dralle, Staff Contributing Writer

March 16, 2016

At a young age, we are taught that the way you dress symbolizes the way you are. You buy clothes that YOU like, t-shirts that you find appealing, colors you find amusing to your eye. School uniforms limit this, and almost restrain...

Do schools kill creativity?

Kaitlin Darche, Features Editor/ Photographer

February 29, 2016

From a young age, children are forced to conform to a standardized school system that pushes creative ideas to the darkest corners of their brains. Education should not just be measured through a scoring system of letters and...

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