Cubby Corner

Kelly Powers, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

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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

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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

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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...

Valentine’s Day, South edition

Ethan Stachniak, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

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Valentine’s Day: the day to appreciate the ones you love and to show how much your special someone means to you. About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. This makes it the second largest seasonal card...

Student questions guest speaker

Marissa Finley, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

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On Thursday, Jan. 21, Plainfield South hosted motivational speaker Jessie Funk, who started the assembly by singing the famous Bruno Mars song “Uptown Funk.” She was on American Idol and is now a motivational speaker. As...

Don’t worry, be happy

Editorial Staff, Editors

February 8, 2016

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It’s everywhere. In the halls, on phones, in classes, and even in our homes. Negativity is a disease that plagues us all. Days are filled with “Oh I don’t want to do homework”, “This day is too long”, “That is so...

2016 candidates disappointing

Editorial staff, Editors

February 8, 2016

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The election choices for 2016 are truly pathetic. While there is a vast selection of candidates for this election, we feel as if there is no candidate that could positively contribute to our nation. We see these candidates and...

Teens and abusive relationships

Editorial Staff, Editor

February 8, 2016

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Many stereotype abusive relationships as one that includes two adult where one is hurting the other, whether it is physical or emotional. However, it seems that abusive relationships no longer have age restrictions, as society...

Technology’s role in students education in classroom

Maddy Wheaton, Co- Editor in Chief

December 11, 2015

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Technology plays a big role in the education world. Just 10 years ago, educational technology was vastly different than what is used today. Many schools are adapting by providing students with electronic devices, allowing for...

Opinions on recent mass shootings

Joseph Crump, News/Copy editor

December 11, 2015

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Mass killings are completely disgusting. It makes one wonder what leads people to go on such unnecessary and evil rampages. In the past few weeks there have been a large amount of mass shootings with excessive amounts of victims....

Bartolo still strong at 42

Matt Hehl, Online Editor in Chief & Business Manager

December 3, 2015

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When they hit their forties, most MLB players opt to hang up the cleats rather than head back for another season. Forty-two year-old Bartolo Colon is not one of those players. Given his age, many around the league are wondering if ...

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