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  • December 5On Wednesday December 5, an anti-abortion protest was held before first period on the main street entrance sidewalk

  • December 3Boys Wrestling won against Proviso West 56-15

  • December 3Varsity Boys Basketball won home opener against Proviso West 85-54

Anonymous Alert system fuels drama with students

Katherine Gross, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Features, In-Depth

The number of Anonymous Alerts and false alerts submitted has risen this year. The police and administration have enforcements in place to discourage students from using alerts as a tool to hurt others. D99 added the Anonymous...

Smoke and mirrors: the fact and fiction of vape

Sophia Kartsounes, Opinion Editor

February 22, 2018

Filed under Features, In-Depth

It began as a joke, an online phenomenon, that bled into classrooms, locker rooms and hallways. Flying under teachers radars are small metal devices resembling portable flash drives, or vapes. The modern electronic cigarette...

Bilingual: Reflecting on benefits and challenges of biligualism

Gayu Menon, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under In-Depth

As senior Jessica Diaz walks into her house, her abuela, or grandmother is contemplating on what to cook for dinner that evening. Diaz asks, “¿Me puedes hacer pozole por favor?” Diaz would like her grandma to make pozole, ...

I live in America: my heart is in Italy

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editer

December 13, 2017

Filed under In-Depth

One of the animal names I learned as a baby was bird, uchello. I would run around pointing at pigeons in Gaeta piazzas yelling “u! u!” trying to pronounce it. Gaeta is a town in northern Italy where Mom grew up and Nona still...

Bridging the gap between classes: Teachers push for consistency in classes

Jasmine Abdallah, In-Depth Editor

May 25, 2017

Filed under Features, In-Depth

As junior Chloe Mason walks into her AP Language class, she plops into her desk ready for class to begin. Just across the hall, junior Austin Moca mopes into the same curricular class, but his hands are sweating as he stresses...