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Waitlisting sucks

Look! There are a lot of schools you can get waitlisted at.

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017

The college admissions process is a magical time for many seniors. People work hard for four years and reap the benefits of getting into one of their top choices. For those who are less fortunate, however, they sometimes have to settle for safety schools. No, not because they were rejected; they were...

How to look spiffy for prom this year

Make sure to look fresh like the fresh prince of bel air.

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

April 6, 2017

So, you want to know how to look spiffy for prom? Well, you came to the right place. I’m super spiffy. So spiffy, you can call me a spiff-muffin. Now, that’s spiffy. First step for looking spiffy at prom: get a cool shirt. If you already have a shirt, get another one. Because knowing you, you...

Why to welcome global warming

Temperatures are rising globally and by 2100 our earth will be significantly warmer, which is great news.

Jacob Belgrad, Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief

March 1, 2017

After a February weekend with temperatures hitting the mid 70s, I did a lot of thinking. I thought about what shorts to wear, which sunglasses to put on, and where the sunscreen was. And with such a hot weekend, naturally, I thought about climate change too. We are already living in a climate changed ...

Is Santa real or just an illusion?

Is that a real photo of Santa?! Oh, wait no. It's drawing.

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2016

It's a question that has puzzled individuals ever since the start of mankind: Is Santa real? Well, to answer that, we need to first answer if we, as a people, as a society, as a generation living on this universe, are real. Take a look in the mirror. Do you see yourself? Or is that just a reflection?...

I am the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

This is the 5-year-old version of the real sexiest man alive.

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016

On November 15, 2016, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was named "The Sexiest Man Alive." On November 16, 2016, I was mad that People Magazine would do me such injustice. I mean, look at me.   Here are the reasons why I should be named the Sexiest Man Alive: Spice factor: This Dwayne kid...

Be safe Hinsdale: Key theft threat

Everett Eck, junior, reaches for the stars (and his keys).

Zach Wols, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

With the presidential election finally winding to a halt, and the president chosen, we can finally begin to focus on the pressing issues that our country faces rather than on the candidates that we are electing to fix them. Though there are many social and economic issues that our country is facing and...

R.I.P. Vine (Gone but not forgotten)

R.I.P. Vine (Gone but not forgotten)

Jacob Belgrad

November 6, 2016

Vine; born Jan. 24, 2013, while hasn’t died yet will most likely die this November. Twitter has announced it will shut down the app down. Like most users, I took videos on vine, and watched videos too, but I had a special connection to the app.  I first met vine in 2014 and right away I felt as...

Why you should cram for college apps

Log into your common app account at 11:49 p.m. If you go earlier, I'll lazer you.

Kunal Jobanputra, News Editor and and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2016

Nov. 1. 11:54 p.m. One more college app left. Sounds familiar? Don't lie. That's like your life story. You’re thinking I'm going to tell you how bad this is. Well, maybe your college app sucks, but no, you're wrong. Again. You're always wrong. That's why you got a 2 on your ACT. Cramming f...

Dress up like me, boys

Mr. Steal Yo Girl poses in all his glory.

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2016

With Homecoming approaching on Oct. 1, girls are cramming to prepare their outfits. Well, all the girls and me. See fellas, y’all just decide on your outfits two minutes before you get in your car to drive over to take pictures. But not me. That’s why they call me Mr. Steal Yo Girl. Want to get on...

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