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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 boards ther...

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...

Student Tax Outlook

Student Tax Outlook

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Home, News, On Campus, Opinion, Student Life

High school students have notoriously short attention spans.  Teachers ensure that their lessons are often as concise as possible in order to hold onto the ever-fleeting focus of high schoolers.  With that background, I'm sure not many things cause teenagers' eyes to glaze over quite like the thought...

Me Too.

Me Too.

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Around the World, Home, In The Community, News, Opinion

We've all done it. Laughing with the crowd, whether we knew it was wrong or not. Telling the joke we thought was harmless. Hearing insensitive humor and brushing it off. We've all been guilty of at least one of these at some point. It's a normal human reaction, to jump on the bandwagon and avoid confrontation....

Book Review: Famous Last Words

Book Review: Famous Last Words

Marlyn Gajek, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Opinion

Everyone has his/her own horror story experiences. For Willa Cresky her horror experience starts when her mother remarries to a famous movie producer, Jonathan, and they move to a mansion of a famous movie actress named Diana Del Mar. When Willa moves in, the first thing she does is do some magic w...

Anthropology Adventures

Vicky Wagner, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under On Campus, Opinion, Student Life

Many reasons why you should take Anthropology easy going class fun and lightweight there's not much homework learning new information interesting facts about humans discovering more about evolution enjoyable and very pleasant teacher will not regret taking this class ...

Views and Great (College) Expectations

Views and Great (College) Expectations

Jack Berens, Co-editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Home, In The Community, News, On Campus, Opinion, Student Life

The following is my humble (disclaimer - possibly misleading) opinions about the college application process.  Good luck to everyone with your applications! First, I'd like to stress that applying to colleges is one important step in the entire college selection journey.  Ideally, prospective students...

Observations of Chicago

Observations of Chicago

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

January 21, 2018


Filed under Creative Corner, Home, In The Community, Opinion, Student Life

Thrill after thrill passed over me from simply being in the presence of such a myriad of people. My family and I waited for the train amidst families, ambitious adults, a few shady characters, and a miscellaneous assortment of others. I felt bold to be brushing shoulders with those behaving in ways my...

Fresh French Ratatouille

Fresh French Ratatouille

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Home, Opinion, Resources, Student Life

When you think of ratatouille, you probably don’t think of a French dish made with beautifully layered vegetables - I’m guessing you think of the movie with the rat. Contrary to popular belief, ratatouille is a real dish, and for how intricate it looks, it’s actually simple to make. The recipe I ...

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