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Senior ditch day brings trouble

Senior ditch day brings trouble

Katherine Kiang, Writer

November 6, 2013


Filed under Commentary, Staff Editorial

We noticed a plethora of empty seats in our senior populated classes last Friday morning. In fact, we’d have to say that as much as half the senior class was gone. This wasn’t some scene from “Outbreak” though. It was senior ditch day. Although senior ditch day is typically toward the end...

Hipster: What does it mean?

Hipster: What does it mean?

Staff Editorial

December 18, 2012


Filed under Staff Editorial, Top Stories

From Greasers to Hippies to the Generation X-ers, nearly every generation has had its share of stereotypes, and ours is now “the Hipster.” Despite popular opinion, we believe that the word “Hipster” isn’t as much of a demographic, as it is an insult. The stereotypical Hipster looks like...

Sexting: Think before you send

Sexting: Think before you send

Kate Lee, Writer

December 11, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

People don’t seem to learn that sexting causes problems. Believe it or not, taking near naked photos can backfire. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children defines sexting as “writing sexually explicit messages, taking sexually explicit photos of [one’s self] or others in their...

Central stands up against homophobia

Central stands up against homophobia

Jeff Lauer, Writer

November 26, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

The Drama Club’s most recent play “The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later,” profiled the death of Matthew Shepard, an openly gay college student who was targeted and murdered on Oct. 12, 1988. The goal of the play to t isarget the negative effects of homophobia and raise awareness about the issue....

Happy Fill-that-gaping-hole-of-greed Day!

Happy Fill-that-gaping-hole-of-greed Day!

Staff Editorial

November 22, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Everyday we groan about how tired we are and complain about waking up at 6 a.m. for school. But on Nov. 23, there will be no complaining, and it will be no problem. With alarm clocks set to 4 a.m., it's not just any Friday—it's Black Friday. Ironically right after the day designated to celebrate...

A chink in the armor: Do Devilish Deeds really reward knights?

A chink in the armor: Do Devilish Deeds really reward knights?

Staff Editorial

November 4, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial, Top Stories

Character Counts revamped their “Devilish Deeds” program this year. The program, which allows people to recognize students and staff who exemplify the six pillars of character, didn’t have a lot of participation in prior years. We believe that as wonderful as this increased participation is,...

‘You shall not pass’ through the library

‘You shall not pass’ through the library

Staff

October 25, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

“During school hours please use north entrance,” reads the signs to the stairs leading into the library. As most probably know, the library is monitored closely and the doors to the cafeteria are under the highest level security. Students are not allowed to pass through these doors. Though, we...

Cyberbullying: enough is enough

Cyberbullying: enough is enough

Staff Editorial

September 27, 2012


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Plastered on the top of their home screen, www.hinsdalehighschools.com provokes controversy with the statement, “Restoring Accountability to District 86.” Below their header are countless number of stories that rant about Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South, which has caused much discussion about...

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