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Partisan Gerrymandering is undemocratic

Caitlin Deerwester, News and Opinions Editor

December 17, 2018

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Partisan gerrymandering should be illegal because it takes away citizens’ right to choose their congressional representatives, but instead, they choose their voters. Gerrymandering is when a politician redraws a district of...

Other comedy shows top “Friends”

Bella Cesario, Associate Editor

December 14, 2018

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It was announced in early December that the hit 90s sitcom “Friends” would be taken off of Netflix at the beginning of 2019. Fans were furious, and their prayers we quickly answered. Netflix tweeted on Dec. 3, “The Holiday...

Bohemian Rhapsody could’ve been better

Jamiah Sanders, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

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On Nov 2, 2018, Bohemian Rhapsody, a biopic film of the band Queen, took an inside look of Freddie Mercury’s life, showcasing the iconic music created by each of the band members and the struggles that lingered throughout their...

Paws or Claws: Yes or No to JB P

Noah Maldonado, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

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On Nov. 6, Illinois voters made the decision to elect J.B. Pritzker as democratic governor of Illinois. Pritzker represents a hopeful future of free education, universal healthcare, and sanctuary state status for illegal immigrants,...

Paws or Claws: Yes or No to JB P

Alexis Polizzi, Editorial & Opinion Editor

December 5, 2018

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There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the recent election. The race between Bruce Rauner and JB Pritzker was one for the books, ultimately leaving Pritzker the new Governor of Illinois. His plans and adaptations for...

Tyler’s Dice Roll: Downtown and Department making downtown Plainfield a better place to visit

Tyler Riojas, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Welcome back to another edition of Jackson’s Dice Roll, where we use textfixer.com’s random word generator and turn those two words into an opinion piece. Except this time, I, Tyler Riojas, will be continuing Jackson’s legacy....

Paws or Claws: Fresh vs Frozen

Kinsey Vandenbark, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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Frozen foods are more convenient and sometimes healthier than fresh foods. Frozen food is ready to cook, requires no prep, and there no risk of losing a finger while chopping away. Frozen fruits and vegetables are just as healthy...

Paws or Claws: Fresh vs Frozen

Christian Locklear, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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The fresh vs frozen debate has gone on for what feels like forever. With many fast food restaurants like McDonald’s and Wendy’s beginning to serve fresh meats instead of frozen, it’s becoming obvious which is better. The...

Jackson’s Dice Roll: Gluttonous Wax

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

March 1, 2018

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As society grows, it seems that we are shifting towards an attitude that says “corporate, with a conscience.” Companies like Yankee Candle seem to thrive at the center of this attitude, as they give money to cancer research,...

Whitewashing forcing the video game industry backwards

River Finnegan, News & Feature Editor, Online EIC

March 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

In recent years there’s been an overt uproar over the whitewashing issues in movies, TV shows, and other forms of social media. Some of the worst examples are “Ghost in the Shell”, the Netflix original “Death Note,”...

Olympic trainers are complicit in abuse

Caitlin Deerwester, Page Design Editor

March 1, 2018

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News of systematic abuse and sexual abuse over long periods of time in USA gymnastics has been revealed by Larry Nassar’s abuse of 260 woman and girls. USA gymnastics puts medals over the safety and health of their athletes...

Jackson’s dice roll: ginger brain, ginger pain

Jackson Lapp, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Being a ginger often comes with many different cultural stereotypes; they are seen as soulless, pasty leprechauns going after the gold of anyone who dares bother them or redheaded stepchildren who can never seem to fit in or belong....

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