The Paw Print

Is the cell phone policy empowering or dispiriting?

Delaney O'Sullivan, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Plainfield South’s cellphone policy states: “Cell phones, tablets, or any wearable technology may only be used during non-instructional time such as lunch time and passing periods.” Before I get started, it is important...

The truth behind Valentine’s Day, is it a scam?

Alicja Stec, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Valentine’s day is typically associated with chocolates, flowers, doves, and overpriced dinners. During this rather questionable holiday, love is shown through how much money one spends on gifts. Throughout the years, and with...

Partisan Gerrymandering is undemocratic

Caitlin Deerwester, News and Opinions Editor

December 17, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

Welcome back to another edition of Jackson’s Dice Roll, where we use’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

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

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...

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