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Oh, Ophelia: Global Warming’s Effect on Hurricanes

Oh, Ophelia: Global Warming’s Effect on Hurricanes

Lydia Sundberg, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

Hurricane Ophelia is the latest storm to strike during this near record-breaking hurricane season. What sets it apart is that it formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and moved its way up towards Ireland, which is rare for powerful storms. What conditions existed to fuel Ophelia enough to cause the eno...

Text A Tip

Text A Tip

The Golden Blue

October 30, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

Please ask for help if you or a friend need it.  Help will be on its way in moments. (Editor's Note: People want to listen and help, and they really care.)

High School, High Scores, and The Deathly Comparison Trap

High School, High Scores, and The Deathly Comparison Trap

Jessica Lim, Chief of Layout, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

I am a model student. I am the definition of academic excellence, and I WILL be perfect. Or at least, that's what I was telling myself. What I am about to share is quite personal. But by imparting some of the things that I've learned and the growth that I've experienced both as a student and as a...

Todos a Una

Todos a Una

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Student Life

On Monday, October 23rd, the year's first general meeting for members of the Spanish National Honor Society was led by the organization's new sponsor, Doctora Gustafson.  Eager to hear about the innovative plans for the school year and route for “la Sociedad," a substantial number of Spanish learning and ...

20 Sentences for the First 20 Presidents

20 Sentences for the First 20 Presidents

Jack Berens, Co-editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

Warren students had President’s Day off school on February 15, 2016. The first twenty presidents comprise roughly the first century of the existence of the United States, but many people forget the significance and existence of many of these presidents! Each president, one through twenty, has a se...

Who Put the Turkey in Turkey Day?

Who Put the Turkey in Turkey Day?

Jack Berens, Co-editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Perspectives, Student Life

It’s 1621, and you’re seated with the Pilgrims at the inaugural Thanksgiving Day Feast.  You scan that table; there are mainly various fowl and deer on the menu.  Alexander Hamilton once voiced, "No citizen of the U.S. shall refrain from turkey on Thanksgiving Day."  Where is the turkey?  How...

Little Changes for Our Big World

Little Changes for Our Big World

Anna Myers, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

From vast oceans to flourishing valleys, our planet is undoubtedly beautiful. Unfortunately, it is dying. From hundreds of melting icebergs to insane earthquakes in unexpected places we can see that our planet is perishing. Over seven billion humans live on earth. What can a high school student do to...

Temperature and Temper: How Weather Controls Our Mood

Temperature and Temper: How Weather Controls Our Mood

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Home, News

In light of the recent heat wave at the onset of fall when temperatures reached the mid-90s even as leaves begin to make their way to the ground, I was overcome with positivity and motivation.  The balmy weather allowed me to spend more time outside, playing soccer and even doing my homework out in m...

Should Schools Start Later in the Morning?

Should Schools Start Later in the Morning?

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

Every week, teenagers lose about nineteen hours of sleep, which equals about two nights out of the seven in a week. It’s no wonder that teens are severely sleep-deprived at school. This is a problem for many reasons, but there is a solution. Many schools around the country have already started pushing ba...

Gurnee Teen Job Postings

Gurnee Teen Job Postings

Jack Berens, Co-editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Student Life

Looking for a part-time job at an established restaurant in Gurnee?  Interested in food service because it's a great fit for so many teens?  Awesome, these businesses are looking for students just like you! Burger King (5300 Grand Ave. Gurnee, IL 60031) - Evening Team Member Chick-fil-A (6550...

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