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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...

Classic Notebook vs. Sleek Chromebook

Lianna Kowalke, Co-Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under On Campus, Science

Next time you're sitting in class taking notes, you might want to consider putting the Chromebook away and getting some good, old-fashioned pen to paper action. New research from a study of college students, conducted by Pam Mueller and Daniel Oppenheimer, shows that students who handwrite their...

What is a Vegan Lifestyle?

Anna Meyers, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Science, Student Life

With so much recent change in our world, a particular lifestyle has grown rapidly. This lifestyle has grown by over 100% within the past few years. What is this lifestyle I am speaking of? Veganism. What does it mean to follow a vegan diet? Following a vegan diet means that you do not consume any...

Oh, Ophelia: Global Warming’s Effect on Hurricanes

Oh, Ophelia: Global Warming’s Effect on Hurricanes

Lydia Sundberg, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Around the World, News, Opinion, Science

Hurricane Ophelia is the latest storm to strike during this near record-breaking hurricane season. What sets it apart is that it formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and moved its way up towards Ireland, which is rare for powerful storms. What conditions existed to fuel Ophelia enough to cause the eno...

Little Changes for Our Big World

Little Changes for Our Big World

Anna Myers, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under In The Community, News, On Campus, Science, Student Life

From vast oceans to flourishing valleys, our planet is undoubtedly beautiful. Unfortunately, it is dying. From hundreds of melting icebergs to insane earthquakes in unexpected places we can see that our planet is perishing. Over seven billion humans live on earth. What can a high school student do to...

Temperature and Temper: How Weather Controls Our Mood

Temperature and Temper: How Weather Controls Our Mood

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Science

In light of the recent heat wave at the onset of fall when temperatures reached the mid-90s even as leaves begin to make their way to the ground, I was overcome with positivity and motivation.  The balmy weather allowed me to spend more time outside, playing soccer and even doing my homework out in m...

Women in STEM: A Human Issue

Women in STEM: A Human Issue

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under Around the World, Home, In The Community, News, On Campus, Opinion, Science, Student Life

As the pendulum swung back and forth, and my physics class counted to ten in a dull unison, I noticed the swarm of boys gathered as close to the pendulum as they could get. The girls, however, stood back in a staggered line, observing at a distance. I was filled with resent at the girls' hesitance towards...

Keeping It Clean

Keeping It Clean

Riley Doyle, Contributor

September 11, 2017


Filed under In The Community, News, Science

At 10 am on Saturday, August 27th, AP Environmental Science and AP Biology students from Warren, in addition to avid environmentally concerned community members, went to Waukegan Beach to celebrate the 4th Annual Beach Rally and Cleanup.  On behalf of the Sierra Club sponsored organization Clean Power...

The Olympics of Science

The Olympics of Science

Vicky Wagner, Staff Writer

September 26, 2016


Filed under Science

If you’re interested in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Geology or Engineering, there’s a perfect club for you to try out. Science Olympiad is a very competitive club. Sponsor Mr. Karnstedt loves the club and exclaims that “Science Olympiad is a lot of fun!”  The club allows people to sho...

What If

Emily Bi, Contributor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Science

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the odds of being struck by lightning in the States are approximately one in a million. Say you’re a particularly unlucky fellow who happened to experience a bolt to the trunk. You’re probably thinking something along the lines of aw...

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