The Golden Blue

A White Dude’s Perspective on Black History Month

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Around the World, News, Opinion, Student Life

This will be more of a blurb than an article. As a white guy in America, I recognize that I have white male heterosexual privilege.  No, society does not ascribe me specific rights that other demographics do not enjoy.  However, I recognize that I have perceptions and benefits of the doubt that...

Pictures from Mundelein-Warren Special Ed Basketball Game

Pictures from Mundelein-Warren Special Ed Basketball Game

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Home, News, On Campus, Photography, Sports, Student Life, Winter Sports

Please enjoy these pictures from the Mundelein vs. Warren special education basketball.  It was super fun to watch, and Warren came out on top! ...

How Youth is Taking a Stand Against Climate Change

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Science

With the given political climate regarding environmental concerns during the Trump administration, one youth directed group has risen to the forefront of the climate change debate: Our Children’s Trust.  The Youth versus Government supreme court case, more formally known as Juliana v U.S., center...

The New Snapchat Update: A Hit or a Miss?

The New Snapchat Update: A Hit or a Miss?

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Around the World, News

As Snapchat makes arguably their most drastic software update since the start of the social media platform, many users are up in arms.  The revered “stories” feature has become increasingly difficult to use; everyday people’s stories are now intermingled amidst real chats and streaks, while t...

The Diet of An Olympic Athlete

The Diet of An Olympic Athlete

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under About, Other, Sports

"You are what you eat." This simple statement might explain why my body looks like a hamburger and why the bodies of the Olympic athletes are prime examples of peak physical fitness. As the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics begins, the athletes prepare their minds and bodies for this intense competition. Their...

The Importance of Gun Control

The Importance of Gun Control

Hannah Jaros, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018


Filed under Around the World, In The Community, News

Another mass shooting. Seventeen students were murdered right before school was about to end for the day. For them, it was just another typical day of school, but they didn’t know that it would be their last. Videos and photos have circulated the Internet since the shooting that showed in graphic detail t...

Snowboarding

Snowboarding

Marlyn Gajek, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

People say that if you snowboard then you can also be good at using a skateboard and surfing, but that might not all be true for the different events that snowboarding has, such as the Halfpipe, the Parallel Giant Slalom, and the Snowboarding Cross, not to mention the different styles and types of b...

Advanced Composition Is Bound To Make An Impact In Your Life

Advanced Composition Is Bound To Make An Impact In Your Life

Vicky Wagner, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under On Campus, Opinion, Student Life

Enjoy writing? Advanced Composition is the class for you. Sometimes writing comes naturally to people, others like me might need a little help. There are plenty of rules and techniques a person needs to know when writing a specific article or essay. Who wouldn't want a great teacher also college professor...

Salt to the Sea // Book Review

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Opinion

Today’s media is filled with tales, both true and made-up, of the horrors of World War II. There’s a good reason for this, but a stand-out in this genre is the novel Salt to the Sea by author Ruta Sepetys. It revolves around the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the largest maritime disaster in hi...

Why You Should Take Outdoor Adventure

Why You Should Take Outdoor Adventure

Brianna Thompson, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under On Campus

Fun activities such as rock climbing, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and archery You’ll make lots of new friends especially with all the team-building exercises that go on in the class Plus cardio day is only one day a week The class really motivates you to go outside more and enjoy the out...

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