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The real issue behind Covington Students and Nathan Phillips

The real issue behind Covington Students and Nathan Phillips

Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

An incident vividly captured by photos between Covington Catholic High School students and American Indians activists-- specifically between Nick Sandman, a Covington Catholic junior, and Nathan Phillips, an elder with the Omaha tribe-- quickly became viral on social media. The confrontation occurred on S...

2018’s top 10’s

2018’s top 10’s

Leah Stevens, Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

2018 was a year filled with ups and downs from controversies to empowering movements. The year came and went with many trends and new ideas that will lead into 2019. To commemorate the year, various Top 10 lists have been compiled to sum up the year. Top 10 Hinsdale Central slang of 2018 ...

The Government Shutdown: What is it and how should it end?

The Government Shutdown: What is it and how should it end?

Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

On December 21, 2018 the U.S. federal government shutdown began. While not unprecedented, on Jan. 12 this shutdown became the longest in U.S. history, passing the previous record holder of 21 days that occurred during Bill Clinton’s presidency. The shutdown is only a partial one with 75 percent of the govern...

Why small classes matter

Why small classes matter

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With the tragic results of the $166 million referendum vote, the board has begun considering drastic cuts that could be made to Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South in order to fund necessary building repairs. One option presented at Monday’s board meeting was cutting teachers and increasing class sizes to a ratio of 28:1. While I understand the necessity of cutting the budget, I think increasing...

XXXTENTACION: Does he deserve to be remembered?

XXXTENTACION: Does he deserve to be remembered?

Brandon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Amidst the release of Skins, the posthumous album from the late XXXTENTACION, debates about the rapper's legacy have been sparked on social media and around the school. XXXTENTACION was murdered on June 21, after an armed robbery took a fatal turn. He died shortly after in his car. The controve...

Snow day forces calendar changes

Snow day forces calendar changes

Masah Mourad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Snow days haven’t been a huge issue last year, however, because of the recent snowstorm that took place on Monday, Nov. 26, there have been a lot of different opinions on when students should make up the snow day. Missing Monday will have a huge effect on the upcoming first-semester finals because it pushes finals another day back, whi...

We must heed climate change predictions

We must heed climate change predictions

Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Nov. 23,the United States Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), a team of 13 federal agencies released Volume II of the Fourth National Assessment (NCA4). The report was a collaboration of 1,000 people including 300 leading scientists. The first volume was released last November. The r...

Acosta press pass returned but the threat to journalism continues

Acosta press pass returned but the threat to journalism continues

Lia Reichmann, Thea Sankari, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Last month during a White House press briefing on Nov. 7, Jim Acosta, CNN Chief White House Correspondent, questioned President Donald Trump about his characterization of the migrant “caravan” and also about possible indictments from the Russian investigation. Hours later as Acosta went back to the White House...

Gallery: 5 fun things to do in the Fall

Gallery: 5 fun things to do in the Fall

Thea Sankari, Michaela Malec, Photographer, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018


Filed under Gallery, Multimedia, Opinion, Top Stories

With Thanksgiving approaching so is a long five day weekend. With so much time off of school it can be hard to find fun things to occupy your free time with. So, here are five fun things to do over Thanksgiving break.  

Review of the 2018 football season

Review of the 2018 football season

Rachel Wagner, Leah Stevens, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Fall, Football, Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

Looking back at the 2018 football season, the football team fought hard throughout its entire season.  The team battled fiercely as a unit from the opening kickoff of the season against Naperville Central until the final seconds of the playoff game against Warren. The team won eight games, shar...

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