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  • July 17Boys’ football: Former head coach John Wander hired as OLB coach at Hinsdale South

  • July 11Boys' basketball: Senior PG Eddie Boston receives first offer from Lewis University (D2)

  • June 28Boys' basketball: Sophomore team conquers Glenbard South summer league tournament

Cheer deserves more credit

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

When I told my club volleyball teammates that I would not be playing high school volleyball, I was met with looks of disappointment. After explaining I’d be pursuing cheerleading instead, the sad looks turned into confused scoffs....

Traumatic incidents cause internal doubts

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Nearing the end of my run, I lock eyes with a man driving in a white van going the opposite direction. The man makes a u-turn onto my side of the street and then pulls over two houses in front of me. Being cautious, I turn right...

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March 14, 2018

Inaccessibility prevents enjoyment of games

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

When I was a sophomore during the 2015-16 school year, the varsity basketball team qualified for the regional playoffs at Lyons Township. I had followed the team periodically throughout the year, because I managed at the sophom...

Pi Day isn’t as sweet as it seems

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Let’s be honest, middle school is a soul-crushing hell. So when it came time for me to begin a life in high school, I was very excited to get a new start. However, my brother took my dreams and crushed them like a bull in a...

Tracking causes inequalities in education

Sophie Karrow, In-Depth Editor

February 27, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Staff

The GPA game starts long before students enter high school. Parents, teachers, and students push for tracking convinced that weighted classes lead to acceptance to better colleges. The process of placing students together bas...

STAFF EDITORIAL First Amendment for students: Where to draw the line?

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

February 23, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

From our preparation for the Constitution test we took in eighth grade to the government and law classes we are enrolled in during high school, we, as students, have been informed of our First Amendment rights. Our journey to become e...

Master Facility Plan needs to consider gym space

Natalie White, Editor-In-Chief

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinions

On the underground track, runners are jumping over something other than hurdles, a rolling basketball. In the weightroom, the softball team raises dumbbells, five feet away badminton does squat jumps, boys’ sprinters start ...

Sisters by chance, (not) friends by (their) choice

Sarah Baran, Social Media Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Being in high school and having two older sisters who are both in their 20s is not only strange but an experience that has left me feeling excluded. Being a sister should be fun because you basically have a built-in best friend. In...

‘Time’s Up’ movement costs more than just a $12 pin

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Movies, Opinions

In a sea of black ball gowns and Armani suits, a silver pin catches the attention of the abundance of cameras. The pin becomes chatter amongst the guests and reporters. “Time’s Up” becomes the catchphrase of the 2018 Gol...

The red, white and blue carpet: no more celebrity nominees

Sophia Di Iorio, In-Depth Editor

February 1, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Oprah Winfrey stands before an enraptured audience. She commands the room as usual, only this time she isn’t offering free cars. She drives hoards of people to tears, stoking the flames of a possible 2020 candidacy. Her speech...

Net Neutrality: What now?

Moises Dominguez, Photography Editor

January 31, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Before you read this story if you don't know what Net Neutrality is, please click the link to read my previous story keeping the Net Neutral. On Dec. 17, 2016, the FCC voted to repeal the Net Neutrality laws that were first put in place...

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