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COVID-19 in Sports

COVID-19 in Sports

Josh Pos, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

18 days ago, I was watching my beloved Indiana Hoosiers play in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament hoping for a win to potentially secure their bid to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2016. A couple hours earlier, the Big Ten Conference announced that there will be no fans allowed...

Cleansing the World

Cleansing the World

Michela Schenk, Writer

March 30, 2020

This world can be a hot mess. We, humans, like to ensure that. We fight wars between nations over land and money. We fight wars inside our own countries through slandering tweets, racist, sexist, homophobic, or other discriminatory comments. We continuously invade and destroy habitats that aren’t our...

Benefits of Bug Eating

Benefits of Bug Eating

Marlyn Gajek, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

The image of eating bugs has been looked at with disgust and met with the action of gagging. The action of eating bugs is called entomophagy. Eating bugs has been part of an everyday diet and still is in most parts of the world, such as: South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. That i...

The Importance of Existentialism (2019 Word of the Year)

The Importance of Existentialism (2019 Word of the Year)

Michela Schenk, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

In this day and age, children grow up learning to ask the big questions about themselves and the world around them. This leads to many ideas on gender, sexuality, politics, the environment, and even our very own existence. Dictionary.com’s word of the year for 2019, existential, is the perfect representation...

The “Feminine Sorry”

The “Feminine Sorry”

Athirai Ambikkumar, Editor of ScratchPaper

February 24, 2020

Sorry. Defined as “feeling sorrow, regret, or penitence” by Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary. It’s a word that has become a staple in the English language. Why would a word of such grieving denotation be so common? Are we all truly that sorry or has its frequency devalued the word’s meaning? Is it pos...

Is Warren Stressed?

Is Warren Stressed?

Isha Bordawekar, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

It is a known fact that American teens experience large amounts of stress. In a survey conducted for the American Psychological Association, the average reported stress levels for teens topped the average reported stress levels for adults. Teens reported an average level of 5.8 out of 10 while adults...

School is not a Fight Ring, it’s where you begin your life. Not ruin it. 

School is not a Fight Ring, it’s where you begin your life. Not ruin it. 

Christopher Hermanson and Jared Neff, Contributors to Scratch Paper

December 6, 2019

School is the most important and the most exciting time of anyone's life. It’s what leads you to the new path and success in your Adulthood life. You make the best with relationships, and ever-lasting friendships and move towards positive insight and lifestyle. In school, you  sometimes lead to being s...

The Impeachment Inquiry

Raymond Peters, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

Being politically knowledgeable is a valuable trait nowadays. With homework, sports, volunteering, clubs, and other extra-curriculars, politics are often cast aside by many teens at Warren. The extent of political knowledge for most students ends after sophomore year’s government class. But some...

Politics and Warren

Politics and Warren

Anika Agashe, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

You’ve probably heard of some of the politically leaning clubs in this school, ranging from the Young Americans for Freedom, a conservative leaning club, to the Black Student Union, a club considered a little more liberal. But just how much do they bring to this school? In a time where the nation is s...

#whatsyourstory – Mr. Tribley

Ellie Frier, Contributor to Scratch Paper

October 24, 2019

This is an another piece in the web-series #whatsyourstory featuring Mr. Tribley -Fine Arts/Music teacher at the Almond Campus.   Ellie Frier visits with Mr. Tribley who shares his story regarding his career path. Be sure to check it out!

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