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New curfew established for teens at the Fox Valley Mall

New curfew established for teens at the Fox Valley Mall

January 12, 2017

Many fights at malls occurred across the country after Christmas and social media may be to blame. ... Read more »

North Dakota oil pipeline battle: who’s fighting and why

North Dakota oil pipeline battle: who’s fighting and why

November 9, 2016

The fight over the 1,170-mile pipeline has become an environmental and cultural threat, stirring passi... Read more »

Your vote matters, now more than ever

Your vote matters, now more than ever

November 2, 2016

It’s a myth that your vote doesn’t matter. Despite the Electoral College ultimately electing the... Read more »

Halloween costumes changed over the years, for better or for worse?

Halloween costumes changed over the years, for better or for worse?

October 25, 2016

Filed under Carousel, Editorials, Lifestyles, Perspectives

Every year people strive to have the best or the funniest costumes but don’t realize how offensive t... Read more »

America’s creepy clown pranks continue

America’s creepy clown pranks continue

October 21, 2016

Clowns, it is a weird fear. Yet, they are oddly disturbing. A wave of creepy clown sighting spans back t... Read more »

Hot mic catches Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault

Hot mic catches Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault

October 13, 2016

Donald Trump's long history of sexism has become the central issue regarding his character during his campai... Read more »

Transition to one-to-one learning beneficial to students

May 25, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

The addition of new technology into the school to improve learning seemed like a good idea at the beginning of the school year, and after a full year of being one-to-one, that opinion has not changed. It goes without saying that an immediate benefit to the integration of technology was granting every student a Chromebook. Any... Read more »

Gender shouldn’t diminish athletes’ accomplishments

Gender shouldn’t diminish athletes’ accomplishments

April 26, 2016

UConn’s Breanna Stewart is the first draft pick of the WNBA draft on April 14 after breaking several... Read more »

Alternative actions could have saved school tradition

Alternative actions could have saved school tradition

March 30, 2016

By the start of the next school year senior murals are planned to be taken down permanently, a choic... Read more »

Standardized tests hurt more than help

Standardized tests hurt more than help

March 23, 2016

Multiple standardized tests that are being pushed on U.S. students clearly are doing more harm than good, ... Read more »

End of breeding program helps animals in capivity

End of breeding program helps animals in capivity

March 23, 2016

An announcement by the CEO of SeaWorld on March 17 could be the start of a revolution in captive anim... Read more »

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