Becca’s Beat

Rebecca Watters, Executive Editor

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Recently, on a trip to Grayslake Middle School to recruit freshman to take journalism, I was inspired to write about the topic of chivalry. What started out as a joke when my friend Mustafa Anwar did not throw his jacket on a puddle for me—that would be a sarcastic comment made by Mr. Lard—turned...

Danielle’s Soapbox

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

February 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

“Chivalry is dead” is a common complaint that young men and women express about today’s dating scene. But when one is expressing discontent over men’s lack of manners towards women it is essential that he or she realizes the difference between chivalry and courtesy. Chivalry is an outdated...

A Professional View

Sean Smart, Executive Editor

December 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The Chicago Bulls had high expectations going into this NBA season. Fans had good reason to believe that this could be a special year for the Chicago Bulls. Not only was Derrick Rose returning from an ACL injury which sidelined him for over a year, but the team was expecting big things from Joakim Noah,...

Becca’s Beat

Becca Watters, Executive Editor

December 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion

With Thanksgiving being so late this year, finals week is approaching more quickly than ever before. It’s obvious too. The stress level in school is at an all-time high, and teachers are cramming their last units, novels and projects in before exam preparations. That’s definitely the case for me...

Natural disasters can be prevented with environmental protection

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

December 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The tragedy that struck the Philippines in early November has been top priority to many of the clubs, their efforts including fundraising or just sending over anything that they can to help. These typhoons left the country in need of as much as they can get since houses were ruined and thousands were...

Danielle’s Soapbox

Danielle Schaefer, Managing Editor

December 2, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It has been an exciting decade for gay marriage as it is now legal in fifteen states. On November 5th, Illinois House passed the Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act, so it will now join the fourteen other states that have already made strides in the right direction. This will mean that around...

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