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MSA’s Hijab Day

Myrah Beverly and Jack Berens

February 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

From February 1st-7th, Warren's Muslim Student Association presented a hijab week in order to defuse harmful misconception about the Islamic veil. In the first six days, facts about the hijab appeared in the announcements. Then on February 7, 2017, the hijab was unveiled for all students (overwhelmingly...

Cotton Candy Lies

Alex Garner, Contributor

February 8, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

all at once, I fell a star from that black sky, a lamb to your white lies you had me around your finger, wound up like a wire tightly with arms outstretched, with hands grappling and fighting for a taste of that sweet, bitter love it was a dream, uncontrollable and blind, hazy and sappy...

Does it Really Matter Where You Go To College?

Does it Really Matter Where You Go To College?

Lydia Sundberg, Contributor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Student Life

As high school seniors hear back from their dream schools with either a large acceptance envelope or a skinny rejection letter,  juniors begin to compile the lists of universities they plan to apply to.  A certain question resonates: does where we go to college really matter in terms of future succe...

Mother & Daughter: A Tribute to Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds

Alex Garner, Contributor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News

As 2016 was coming to a close and people were preparing for the New Year with new beginnings, tragedy struck the entertainment world once again. The talented, iconic Princess Leia passed away on December 27th. As if this wasn't enough hardship for their family and the "Star Wars" family, her mother,...

Fact Fishing: Trump’s Wall Eye

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under News

President Donald Trump is one of the most polarizing figures on Earth.  His proposed Mexican border wall will be hammered out by Congress in the upcoming months, which begs the question: what are the logistics of his wall? Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) confirmed that the United States will pay...

Shut Down on Stevenson: WTHS Boys Basketball Electrifying Upset

Shut Down on Stevenson: WTHS Boys Basketball Electrifying Upset

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 6, 2017


Filed under Sports, Student Life

According to CSN Chicago's 2016 Preseason Boys Basketball Rankings, the Stevenson Patriots stacked up as the eighteenth best boys high school basketball team in the entire state of Illinois.  Only one year removed from a 2014-2015 Class 4A State Championship, the Stevenson basketball program epitomize...

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