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Chicago Bums: A Requiem for the NFL’s Original Franchise

Chicago Bums: A Requiem for the NFL’s Original Franchise

Jack Berens, Co-editor

September 18, 2017

Author's Note: I'm a life-long, diehard Chicago Bears fan, and since I'm prepared to be objective about the Monsters of the Midway, I'll give you some proof.  Here's my collection of Bears jerseys: Let's get going.   The 1920 American Professional Football Association (in 1922 the league becam...

Philosophia: Volume I

Philosophia: Volume I

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

A few Sundays ago in church, I sat listening to my pastor when I noticed something wonderfully peculiar. An elderly couple sitting a few pews ahead of me caught my eye; at first glance, it appeared they had one mutual arm. I wasn't sure where one arm began and the other ended. This may seem a mere trick...

Sleep = Your Life

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017

Sleep is something no one can deny It's the moment when you can rest your mind Close your eyes Take your time Away you dream As you sleep Sleep is the time to reflect upon your day How much you have grown, how much you have changed How every moment, every fear, every doubt, every smile, every...

The Look Today: Makeup Trends

The Look Today: Makeup Trends

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017

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...

Gurnee Teen Job Postings

Gurnee Teen Job Postings

Jack Berens, Co-editor

September 17, 2017

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...

Careers in Demand/Decline

Careers in Demand/Decline

Jack Berens, Co-Editor

September 17, 2017

As high school students, we need to look toward employment options in the future.  Here are the top ten careers with the brightest job prospects by 2024 and also the ones that will fight to survive. Ten Jobs in the Most Demand (Percent Growth Projected from 2014 to 2024 courtesy of the BLS) Wind Turbine Service ...

Searching for a Sponsor: Spanish National Honor Society

Searching for a Sponsor: Spanish National Honor Society

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017

Over a month into school, activities, and sports are well underway as Warren Township High School's 2017-2018 school year has started seamlessly, with the exception of the Spanish National Honor Society.  After the retirement of SNHS Sponsor Señora Taylor-Boehm at the end of the 2016-2017 school year,...

Anger

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

It's like a storm Lightning flashes as thunder roars It's like a war Your head spins, knees go weak, don't want it anymore You feel your body heat You feel your heart beat Stress overpowers your mind, body, and soul Adrenaline rushes through your blood, you feel torn You feel a great loss...

A Walk In The Dream

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Trees as high as the mountains Waterfalls running like fountains Sunlight flashing in my eyes As I walk in the dream I listen to the birds chirping I see the colors of their wings as they're flying They sing in harmony As I walk in the dream There are many paths to take in this dream The...

Lioness

Lioness

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Queen of the jungle The forest roars as she rumbles Nothing passes by her Confidence is written upon her fur Calm and patient Intimidating but valiant Leader of all Never slips or falls She protects her land from her enemies Always determined to keep her promise and peace Never lets go...

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