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Reflecting on his decision to go public with classified information, Edward Snowden says, The likeliest outcome for me, hands down, was that Id spend the rest of my life in an orange jumpsuit, but that was a risk that I had to take.

Snowden: Traitor or True?

Jacob Agashe, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Halloween 2013 was an incredibly quiet day for the United States Intelligence Agency. The day after, however, would change the way that the world looked at the United States forever. Edward Snowden...

Competition Band RISES after not competing for a year

Competition Band RISES after not competing for a year

Jacob Simmons and Jake Snyder November 2, 2021

For years, the Warren Township High School Marching Band has traveled across the state to compete in local and state-wide competitions. You may have seen this year's show, "Rise",  during halftime at...

Havana Syndrome

Jacob Agashe October 21, 2021

In late 2016, two United States Embassy officials were struck with a series of perplexing symptoms. Although these officials were new to the embassy in Havana, they experienced a variety of symptoms, the...

Why You Should Think Twice Before “Hitting” that “Devious Lick”

Why You Should Think Twice Before “Hitting” that “Devious Lick”

Jasmine Porter, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

At this point, I’d like to assume that most of us are familiar with the latest, yet unsurprisingly foolish TikTok trend-of-the-week. If you were not present for the recent warning at O’Plaine or simply...

Has the “Devious Lick” trend gone too far?

Angel Ocampo, Staff Writer October 18, 2021
As we all know, many kids and young adults are always on TikTok.  But it is their actions for views and fame with certain trends that are getting out of hand. 
Gabby Petito: The Legacy of Missing Women

Gabby Petito: The Legacy of Missing Women

Taylor Simmons, Staff Writer September 23, 2021

If you’ve turned on any news channel in the recent weeks, then you’ve most likely heard of the murder of Gabby Petito. She disappeared on September 11th, and her remains were recently found in Wyoming....

Is Free Food really worth it?

Is Free Food really worth it?

Josiah Lewis, Staff Writer September 21, 2021

This may sound cheesy, but this year's school’s food isn’t very grate. The State of Illinois allowed students to receive free lunch this school year, due to new Federal grants. The students...

Warren MSAs Fight to Celebrate

Warren MSA’s Fight to Celebrate

Fatima Bendaou, Contributor to Scratch Paper September 20, 2021

On September 7th, the WTHS Muslim Student Association (MSA) held an important discussion on how important Eid-al-Fitr is for the Muslim students, and what not having Eid off meant to them. Muslims...

Our New Five Days

Our New Five Days

Giselle Vasquez, Staff Writer September 20, 2021

Illinois Governor J.B Pritzker recently signed a new law that allows children aged 7-17 to take up to five mental health days per school year. According to Healthline, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Dyatlov Pass Mystery

Jacob Agashe, Staff Writer September 1, 2021

If you’re an unsolved mystery fan like I am, then you have probably heard of the Dyatlov Pass, where 9 hikers died, without explanation, in the Soviet Union 62 years ago. There were many theories, the...

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