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The Neighbourhood’s new album is anything but a ‘wipe out’

Lexi Wachal, Indepth editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under In Depth

After a two year hiatus from music, California alt-pop band The Neighbourhood released their brand new album, "Wiped Out". The band famous for recording the song "Sweater Weather" in 2013 just recently appeared from the shadows after touring through the U.S. in 2014. Their new album is a mix of ...

More siblings, more fun

Lauren Theisan
November 10, 2015
Filed under In Depth

When born a multiple, people's lives start out by being with someone else. This means growing up with someone the same age, celebrated accomplishments like birthdays and graduations and more. Now this can be seen as a bad thing because they can never do anything by themselves but it can also be good...

“Where are you from?”

Danielle Eriksson, Editorial Board
June 1, 2015
Filed under In Depth

Chicago is a well known area in the world. If a Canadian asks someone who lives in Arlinton Heights, IL where they are from, they are most likely going to say Chicago rather than Illinois. Chicago is known for being one of the largest cties in the US, its performing arts, having one of the tallest...

Huskies find happiness in halls

Allison Busby
April 27, 2015
Filed under In Depth

Whether it's late starts, a game day in gym, or a great parking spot, some things at school can just make students happy. It may be a little smile a teacher gave in the hall that brightens up a student's day. Hersey gives us many reasons to smile. "What makes me happy here at Hersey is when the ARC...

“Videos that make us happy” contest

April 17, 2015
Filed under In Depth, Online only, Showcase, Video

Some members of The Correspondent staff picked the video that makes them feel the happiest.  Now it's your chance to vote for whichever makes YOU the happiest! Mili's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujac8wi39vw Kenzie's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF9-sEbqDvU Brian's video: h...

Childhood memories stay with students

Matt Johnstone, Editor
November 8, 2013
Filed under Features, In Depth

‍‍According to‍ researchers at the University of California, people tend to remember bad memories longer than good ones. The reason for this is that individuals would prefer to fear something, rather than face it and overcome it. ‍ Once a child enters into his teenage years, the memories of...

Missing out on a normal life while at war

Colleen Cusick, Editor
November 8, 2013
Filed under In Depth

After college, graduates have the choice between continuing their education in college or getting a job. Many overlook a different option, joining the military. According to Military One Source, 38.6 percent of people enlisted in the army are 25 years old or younger. In order to investigate what makes...

Students cope with death

Students cope with death

George Vladimirov
November 7, 2013
Filed under In Depth

There are five stages of coping with death, denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. "Anger is the stage which takes the longest to overcome, since those are the feeling which linger and take time to get over," senior Matt Seafield said. "I feel that denial is the stage...

Banned books stop students from reading classics

November 12, 2012
Filed under In Depth

High school students are constantly reading books for class, and many of these books are classics. What some students don't know is that in other high schools in the U.S., some of the books that they are reading are banned or are being challenged. Just a month ago it was Banned Books Week, an "annual...

Only children adapt to life without siblings

October 11, 2012
Filed under Features, In Depth, Online only, Uncategorized

The benefits of having a sibling are many. A sibling can substitute as a playmate, a best friend, and seems to always be there. But those who grew up as an only child had to find other ways to adapt. "Luckily, I was okay at making friends, so instead of fighting with a sibling, I played with my friends...

Dream tattoos

May 23, 2012
Filed under In Depth

Tattoos- they're not something seen everyday on high school students, but most people look twice when they see someone covered in them or catch a glimpse of some ink peeking out of a sleeve. It's just human nature to wonder what it would be like on our own skin and if we would ever actually take tha...

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