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March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March 17, 2017
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All photos taken by Katherine Wiemold

NHS causes student concern

NHS causes student concern

Kayleigh Padar
March 10, 2017
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While NHS has always been a prominent organization, recently questions have arisen about the the group's actual value to students. The sponsors of the group, Joannell Hoijer and Chris Kiepura believe that the goal of the organization is to help students learn about the value of community service through...

Students should prioritize their emails

Chloe Stenson
February 15, 2017
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It’s crucial to stay well connected to the world with all the recent technological advancements. With updating social media statuses to checking the daily weather report, students use the internet to do a myriad of important things. They need to make checking their emails a priority, especially if...

Protestors and lawyers remain at OHare for third consecutive day

Protestors and lawyers remain at OHare for third consecutive day

Kayleigh Padar
January 31, 2017
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Since Friday, protestors and lawyers have been gathered near the international gate at OHare to protest the detainment of 18 travelers. The majority of the travelers were since released, but the protests have not ceased even three days later. "I think it's important to be here because we're a nation...

Students showcase 30 plays in less than an hour-free pizza

Kayleigh Padar
January 28, 2017
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30 NeoFuturist Plays from Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes) will be premiering at 7pm on Jan. 26, 27, and 28 in the Black Box theater. "I liked the speediness of the show. There's not enough time for the audiences emotions to set in because it's fast paced and there's...

Trump tweets up a storm

Trump tweets up a storm

Patryk Kot
January 26, 2017
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With so little of the media having a positive opinion on the president-elect, Donald Trump, the newly appointed executive leader of our country has continued to use social media as his platform to not only defend himself from criticism, but to continually voice his opinion on public figures. Just...

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Matthew Short
January 25, 2017
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Two men and two women were arrested in Chicago for the kidnapping, torture, and abuse of an 18 year old disabled man on Jan. 5. What brought this case out of local Chicago news and into the national and even global view, were the hate crime implications brought from the fact that the mentally disabled...

Seniors graduate early

Seniors graduate early

Bhumi Parikh
January 24, 2017
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It's not very well-known but some seniors are graduating early. Students don't really understand how this is possible. "Surprisingly, it was kinda hard just because there was so many steps to this process," senior Bevin Radecki said. It's a difficult process but not impossible. The process for...

Students react to new schedule

Students react to new schedule

Quinn Cunningham, Michael Smith, Vince Giuliano
January 20, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The District 214 Calendar Committee recently released the 2017-2018 school year recommendations. There are a significant amount of changes to the schedule. These changes come as a result of the survey issued by District 214 about schedule preferences. The survey, taken by staff members, parents, and...

IDOT debates carpool lanes for Chicago area

IDOT debates carpool lanes for Chicago area

Maggie Anderson
January 19, 2017
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According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDO‍T), it is‍ contemplating installing toll lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway. Between I-88 and Racine Ave, the two center-most lanes would be converted into "Hot 3+ Lanes", while the three remaining lanes would be transformed into toll lanes. ...

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