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Mandy Osuji, Contributor

October 23, 2017


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The following poem was written by Mandy Osuji who is an eighth-grader at Viking Middle School. We know, scientifically, we are mostly empty space. Someone invested in technicalities could prove this. But I say, your data? the diagrams, percentages, graphs, and theories you have spent years...

Wonderful Original Artwork by Giannielli Beltran

Wonderful Original Artwork by Giannielli Beltran

Giannielle Beltran, Artist

October 23, 2017


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Viking Middle School eighth grader Giannielli Beltran contributed this amazing piece of artwork.

The Look Today: Makeup Trends

The Look Today: Makeup Trends

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


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Contour techniques that make us look like a tiger, eyeshadows with warm and cool, dark and fruity hues, glitter and rainbow eyeliner... all sorts of makeup trends are present in the world today. We see the Kardashians' makeup lines, their eyeshadow palettes, counters, and highlighters. Rihanna has just...

The Coachella of Chicago

The Coachella of Chicago

Riley Doyle, Contributor

April 17, 2017


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Natives of the greater Chicagoland area hear much about the musical festival called "Lollapalooza" that takes place every August. Festivals like Lollapalooza offer star-studded headliners day after day.  In exchange for  $120 for a one day pass or $335 for a four day general admission pass, attendees...

Memorable Albums of 2016

Memorable Albums of 2016

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Contributor

January 13, 2017


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Beyoncé, Lemonade: In the beginning of 2016, Beyoncé gained tremendous attention from this album with her single, "Formation". Also, a hour long film accompanied the record and broadcasted on HBO. The album and film tackles numerous political and social issues such as racism and police brutality agai...

The Year of the Rooster

Susan Tran, Contributor

January 10, 2017


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Lunar New Year, more commonly known as Chinese New Year, is a major holiday celebrated by Eastern Asian people all around the world. It signifies the first day of the lunar calendar, and this year, it falls on Saturday, January 28th. It is a time of fun and festivities, spent with plenty of family...

Backward-Looking and Forward-Thinking: The New Year

Riley Doyle, Contributor

January 10, 2017


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The year 2016 has ever so gracefully come to a close, and all the promises of 2017 have just been unlocked.  There is something indescribable about the New Year: a lingering optimism that pervades our minds.  We set New Year's Resolutions, confide in others our goals for the future to come, and vow...

Words from a Creative Writer

Josselyn Salgado, Contributor

November 14, 2016


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  Alberto Larra is a senior at Warren Township High School. He is known for being the president of AVANZA Future Latino Leaders, and he is also known for his exceptional writing. He had creative writing it in his mind during middle school although due to being judge by his peers, he repressed h...

Cinematic Cheatsheet

Jack Berens, Co-Editor

November 14, 2016


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Although the year is ending, your memories at the movie theater don't have to! Embrace the warmth of cinema while Midwestern temperatures stir outside. Major Movie Releases for Fall/Winter 2016 November 23 Allied (PG-13)  [Drama] Moana (PG) [Animation/Adventure/Musical] Rules Don't Apply (...

Playlist: Languages around the World

Playlist: Languages around the World

Myrah Rafiah Beverly, Contributor

November 14, 2016


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Spanish DVICIO: This is a five member boyband based in Spain. They gained popularity from their YouTube video, "Enamorate (en el coche)". Songs: "Quizás", "Enamorate", "Nada" Cirse: This is a female-fronted, Argentinian, rock/pop-punk band that has played alongside bands like Paramore and Evanescence...

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