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Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

The student news site of West Chicago Community High School

Wildcat Chronicle

Students help themselves to water bottles at the Homecoming dance before the shutdown.

“Both sides are at fault” for shutdown of Homecoming dance

By Chuck Baumgartner, Reporter November 13, 2021

With the unfortunate cancelling of the Homecoming dance on October 2, many students at West Chicago Community High School have raised questions as to the main cause. On the evening of the dance, students...

A look at the open land next to the Kerr McGee parking lot today.

Kerr McGee: then and now

By Tim Sigidin, Reporter November 12, 2021

The parking lot at Kerr McGee, situated at the cross of W. Stimmel Street and Wood Street, has been quite a treasure over the years, providing additional parking for West Chicago Community High School...

The legacy of 9/11, 19 years later

The legacy of 9/11, 19 years later

September 14, 2020

For many, it was a day where people remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when Al-Qaeda coordinated the biggest terrorist attack against the United States. Immediately after the...

Trump will not be removed from office, but it’s still a win for the Democrats

Trump will not be removed from office, but it’s still a win for the Democrats

January 21, 2020

President Donald Trump made history last December by being the third president to be impeached by the House. However, in the Senate, the articles of impeachment will fail. It won’t be much of a shock...

Leave the politics aside and brace for the natural disasters

Leave the politics aside and brace for the natural disasters

August 30, 2019

President Donald Trump keeps on extracting millions of dollars away from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster relief to send to the southern border. According to NBC News, the $271...

New battleground for women’s rights in the United States takes shape

New battleground for women’s rights in the United States takes shape

May 22, 2019

Attempts to oppress women is taking root in the United States once more after many states are passing the country’s latest ban on abortion. According to CBS, a total of eight states have passed the...

Why climate change should be everyone’s number one priority

Why climate change should be everyone’s number one priority

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor May 15, 2019

The huge amount of posts on the internet of animals going extinct or losing their homes due to global warming has many feeling regrets.   However, no one seems to be doing anything about it. According...

Trump is the Republican’s puppet to gain political advantage

Trump is the Republican’s puppet to gain political advantage

April 22, 2019

Since the 1950s, the controversial census question about a person’s U.S. citizenship status has never been an issue. That was until the Trump administration entered the White House. According...

Parents have taken college schemes to a whole new level

Parents have taken college schemes to a whole new level

By Isabela Casimiro, Perspectives Editor March 20, 2019

Wealthy parents bribed elite schools such as Yale, Stanford, and UCLA with money to fake their child’s scores, athletic records, and disabilities during the admission process. According to The Los...

The southern border is not an ‘national emergency’

The southern border is not an ‘national emergency’

By Isabela Casimiro , Perspectives Editor February 20, 2019

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to address the border security and humanitarians crisis for his border wall funding. The declaration took place Friday after Congress denied...

Government re-opens, a good sign or bad sign?

Government re-opens, a good sign or bad sign?

By Isabela Casimiro , Perspectives Editor January 30, 2019

President Donald Trump signed a temporary funding bill to re-open the government until Feb. 15 on Friday after the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. According to MSNBC, two separate bills...

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

‘Little changes’ to stick to New Year’s resolutions

By Ariana Alcantar, Editor in Chief January 30, 2019

It's been a month since the new year began and if there is something that always predominates between the change of one year and another is  'New Year’s resolutions' many of which include weight loss....

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