Column: Let's talk about it

Column: Let’s talk about it

Violence against Asian American communities must be recognized and stopped
Lillien Salas, Staff Reporter February 27, 2021

Crime rates and violence have surged in many Asian American communities due to growing racism, and the little coverage from mainstream news sources is adding to the harm being done against this ethnic...

Column: Inside Michelle's Mind

Column: Inside Michelle’s Mind

It has been a bittersweeet senior year
Michelle Szul, In-Depth Editor February 16, 2021

Many high school students dream of the day that they graduate as a senior. The senior experience at Grayslake North usually involves super fanning front row at football or basketball games, senior assassin,...

Staff Editorial: Teenagers must take care of their mental health

Staff Editorial February 16, 2021

Social distancing is not helping teens’ mental health. The forced isolation is increasing anxiety and depression for everybody, but teenagers are especially impacted. A Suicide Prevention Resource...

Column: Informational Imani

Column: Informational Imani

Animals in Sanctuaries: Did COVID affect them in Kenya?
Imani Ongalo, Staff Reporter February 16, 2021

 COVID-19 has affected people, businesses, countries, and governments. All these are big things, but what about the small things? The animals that live in enclosed land are more free than the ones in...

Column: Playing Through Hard Times

Column: Playing Through Hard Times

A playoff to remember
Dane Massey, Sports Editor February 7, 2021

The 2020-2021 NFL playoffs have been just like this year, very strange and mysterious. But yet on the other hand has been exciting and spectacular. With Super Bowl LV being set between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

Column: Prominent Politics by Varun

Column: Prominent Politics by Varun

Climate change needs to be taken seriously
Varun Gullapalli, News Editor February 7, 2021

As President Biden begins his first 100 days, many people are wondering what his approach toward climate change will be. Biden has already rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement, an international initiative...

Column: Let's talk about it

Column: Let’s talk about it

The misrepresentation of diversity in the media must stop
Lillien Salas, Staff Reporter January 12, 2021

It is a known fact that many minority groups are systematically oppressed and unjustly violated not only in today’s society, but they have been since the beginning of American history. One of the causes...

Staff Editorial: New block schedule will help students

December 17, 2020

During the 21-22 school year, District 127 will implement a new block schedule to help improve students' daily agenda. Classes will change to 90 minutes instead of 75, or the 50 from an eight period day....

Column: Inside Michelle's Mind

Column: Inside Michelle’s Mind

Getting tested for COVID-19 is not as bad as it seems
Michelle Szul, In-Depth Features Editor December 17, 2020

When COVID-19 had hit the United States, no one really knew what to expect. Testing is encouraged, but it can seem daunting at first, or scary to get a swab up your nose. Recently, I got tested myself,...

Column: Let's talk about it

Column: Let’s talk about it

The crisis of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
Lillien Salas, Staff Reporter December 17, 2020

Recent statistics show that four out of five Indigenous women are affected by violence. This is a global issue that needs to be publicized and dealt with as soon as possible.  Indigenous women have...

Empty seats at 49ers Levi Stadium during the 2020 season (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Column: Playing Through the Hard Times

COVID cases in professional sports
Dane Massey, Sports Editor December 15, 2020

In March of 2020, the world as we once knew it changed forever as a pandemic swarmed the nation. Professional sports leagues all around the world locked down, and most postponed or cancelled their seasons....

Column: Claire's Corner

Column: Claire’s Corner

It is difficult to stay focused in Zoom University
Claire Armstrong, Managing Editor December 15, 2020

I started writing this article the day it was due, well after when I was supposed to turn it in. It was not that I found it boring or because I procrastinated too long, it's because I was too burnt out...

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