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What the first woman of color vice president means for the United States

Vice President Elect Kamala Harris after President Elect Joseph R Biden announced her as his running mate.
November 21, 2020

On Saturday, Nov. 2, Joseph R. Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris were declared the winners of the presidential race. This was a huge step for the United States. Harris is the first ever female or...

Ariana Grande releases her sixth album, “Positions”

Pop star, Ariana Grande, drops new hit album,
November 8, 2020

On Friday, Oct. 30, Ariana Grande released her sixth album, "Positions." The album was unexpected and came as a shock to many because Grande didn’t announce the new release until Wednesday, Oct. 14....

Changes for Halloween in a pandemic

Halloween will look different in 2020 due to COVID-19.
October 20, 2020

As we continue to endure the limits of life caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, new questions arise. As Oct. 31 approaches, what will look different this year due to the situation we are currently in? How...

Project restart; effort clear amongst complaints

Gregory Schram, a recently retired teacher, getting a drink at Starbucks, glad he isn’t still teaching.
October 19, 2020

Hinsdale Township’s District 86 restart plan is in full swing with students and teachers returning to the school as of Oct. 5, with mixed reactions. The school split kids into four separate groups...

Climate change and natural disasters; can humans revive the planet?

Climate change has been scientifically linked to an uptick of natural disasters.
October 19, 2020

Recently, there have been many accounts of natural disasters due to global warming, and climate change is prevalent. Whether you realize it or not around 100% of global warming/climate change is caused...

Why Trump’s Supreme Court nomination is so controversial

Amy Coney Barrett and Vice President Mike Pence on the steps of the Capitol before meeting with Senators Sept. 29.
October 12, 2020

President Trump announced on Saturday, Sept. 26 that he would nominate Federal Appeals Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. This nomination occurred shortly after previous Supreme Court...

The problem with “Cuties,” Netflix’s new coming of age film

11 year-old girls are overly-sexualized in the newly released film
October 7, 2020

Every time a movie is released that claims to represent Muslim women, I send out a silent prayer that this time it won’t be a blatant misrepresentation. Muslim women have become far too familiar with...

Fantasy Football Launches for the 2020 Season

The resumption of professional football also ushered in a new season of fantasy football.
September 29, 2020

With football season finally arriving into American homes, fantasy football is also making a return. Fantasy football is a game meant for all ages, whether you're a high school student trying to have a...

Juniors should let the Seniors Sign Up for Limited ACT Spots First

Although now is the time most juniors start taking the ACT, they are being encouraged to hold off so that seniors can secure a spot early enough for college application deadlines.
September 18, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, many things have changed regarding the education system including standardized testing dates. As the ACT and SAT test dates were canceled in the spring and summer,...

Trump’s medical advice defies research

Trump delivers a message to citizens on ways they can get cured from COVID-19.
May 13, 2020

On Thursday, April 23, President Donald Trump appeared on national TV from the White House Briefing Room and offered his idea for a cure to the coronavirus: injecting chloroquine phosphate and hydroxychloroquine...

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