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Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Body Shaming Breaks Hearts

Lauren Martin, Reporter
May 12, 2017
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As the days pass, it seems that more people are being shamed for their size, genetic or not. Self-esteem is something that a lot of women struggle to obtain in general, but in recent years, it seems that society has failed to realize the actual insecurities that women hold. “Today, girls are c...

School Funding

School Funding

May 11, 2017
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There are different educational policies for each district in every state. Certain education policies make funding difficult for schools. There have been problems with the funding for Chicago Public Schools; in fact, Chicago Public Schools and the rest of Illinois have the biggest funding gap in the ...

Antisocial Culture

Antisocial Culture

Angela coppola, Reporter
May 9, 2017
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There are about seven billion people living on the Earth. Now, take a moment and think about all the people you know or even the people you see around. Have you ever stopped to make conversation with them or compliment them randomly? I do, and I do it because I value meeting new people and having genuine c...

Safety First

Safety First

Angela Coppola, Reporter
May 1, 2017
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Summer is just around the corner, and everyone is daydreaming to be poolside or beach side, but we can't forget the dangers of too much sun exposure.  After the long winter and fall season, everyone just wants to feel the warm rays on their skin, but we must take precautions. Most of the time, we get to the pool and bea...

The Heart Of A Corporation

The Heart Of A Corporation

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
April 24, 2017
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Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are three inalienable rights that the United States government is sworn to protect. These rights, originally intended to protect the individual, are slowly being extended to include corporations. “[Giving them rights] is reasonable, but, at the same time, it...

Insensitive or Overlysensitive

Taylor Thornton, Reporter
April 17, 2017
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Today and throughout history, you could be separated by the color of your skin, how much money you have, how smart you are, or how talented you are. The ways people were separated in the past has an impact on the way we live today. Today’s society awards and compliments everyone as a whole, instead of...

Color Blind

Color Blind

Angela Coppola, Reporter
March 29, 2017
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Take a moment to think about your friends and family. You love them unconditionally, despite their looks, pigmentation of skin, and ethnicity. Imagine if every person had that same love for one another. Our earth would not be just a place we inhabit, but it would become a home for mankind : a home wit...

Bad Times in Brazil

Bad Times in Brazil

Robin Conner, Reporter
March 13, 2017
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While America is busy with our new President, it is easy to forget that the rest of the world is experiencing their own problems. More specifically, Brazil. This country received a lot of spotlight and tourism for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but now the country is in turmoil. North of Rio is the state of Es...

In Our Image

In Our Image

Meghan Pennington, Reporter
March 9, 2017
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Throughout 2017, the London Science Museum will be having an exhibit on the 500 year history of robots and why they were created. The idea of super-intelligent robots has enthralled, and often unsettled, people for generations. People are simultaneously fascinated by and fearful of the machines we att...

The Gilded Race

The Gilded Race

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
March 8, 2017
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Every year, around February, a special day, swathed in red, arrives so people can express their affection and appreciation with expensive gifts and public proclamations of gratitude. The day, of course, is the Academy Awards, where this love of films is expressed through the Oscar. “The Oscars are i...

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Are Books Necessary…And Other Tales

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
February 27, 2017
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Language is, in of itself, the greatest human invention, always innovating and updating to the changing times. Regardless of these innovations, though, language can be preserved and understood across all of time. This preservation, unlike most inventions, does not take place in a museum; it takes pla...

Breaking the Finsta’s Enigma

Breaking the Finsta’s Enigma

Angela Coppola, Reporter
February 14, 2017
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Some of 2016 trends were Pokemon Go and the 100 layer challenge. Looking back on those trends most people may think, “Wow that was stupid why did we even do that?", but that's probably the best type of trend, something to laugh about later on down the road. Along with a new year comes new trends, an...

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