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Own The Mat!!

Victoria Wagner, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up again." There are many sports that one can join in Warren, and not all would be right for your interests, but there are some that may just right for you. Wrestling Coach Janecek exclaims that he "feel[s] wrestling is the greatest sport...

The Payback – James Brown

Jack Berens, Co-editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

He's the Godfather of Soul for a reason.  If you haven't listened to this 1973 classic, you're plainly missing out.

D’yer Maker – Led Zeppelin

Jack Berens, Co-editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

You'll be hard-pressed to go into any high school in America and not see a student sporting a Led Zeppelin tee shirt.  They're the epitome of rockstars, and everyone knows that, but they have some real reggae in them too.  "D'yer Maker" shows the range of the four rockers, and it actually has a funny...

The Boxer – Mumford & Sons

Jack Berens, Co-editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

"The Boxer" is one of the best songs ever.  Yes, nothing can really top the Simon & Garfunkel version.  I will say that love 'em or hate 'em, I think it's safe to say that Marcus Mumford's group really does the original justice.  The folksy style Mumford & Sons shines here, but it doesn't...

Wolf Princess Review/Summary

Wolf Princess Review/Summary

Marlyn Gajek, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The book Wolf Princess by Cathryn Constable is about a girl whose name is Sophie Smith. The book starts off with her waking up in her dorm in France. She’s heading to class and gets in trouble by the teacher since her shirt has a hole in, actually a lot of them. Her wonderful friends Delphine and Maria...

Charming Chicago

Charming Chicago

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Student Life

If you live in Illinois, it’s inevitable you’re going to end up in Chicago at some point. However, living so close to the third largest city in the U.S. sometimes means you don’t get to see the city from a tourist’s point of view. Chicago is so large and diverse that there’s always going to ...

Fresh French Ratatouille

Fresh French Ratatouille

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Home, Perspectives, Student Life

When you think of ratatouille, you probably don’t think of a French dish made with beautifully layered vegetables - I’m guessing you think of the movie with the rat. Contrary to popular belief, ratatouille is a real dish, and for how intricate it looks, it’s actually simple to make. The recipe I ...

Greatest College Application Essay of All-Time

Greatest College Application Essay of All-Time

Jack Berens, Co-editor

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Home, Student Life

A legendary man named Hugh Gallagher wrote the greatest college application essay of all time in 1990.  He got into NYU and graduated from the highly prestigious school.  Republished in Kettering University, here is the essay with minimal additions from yours truly. Enjoy. I am a dynamic figure,...

Song of the Day: MIC Drop

Song of the Day: MIC Drop

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

BTS (Korean: 방탄소년단) is one of the most popular and international KPOP (short for Korean pop) groups in the right now. Their hip-hop inspired song, MIC Drop, is not a released single from their recent EP, Love Yourself: Her, however, it has international recognition. It attacks jealous and v...

Bad Memories

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

You make me cringe when I look at you You make me binge upon all your fools I don't know why I was the way I was I don't know how I'd become this mad person You make me cry all night long You make me lie to myself I don't know why I fell into the trap I don't know how I had lost the map Why...

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