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The New Snapchat Update: A Hit or a Miss?

The New Snapchat Update: A Hit or a Miss?

Riley Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

As Snapchat makes arguably their most drastic software update since the start of the social media platform, many users are up in arms.  The revered “stories” feature has become increasingly difficult to use; everyday people’s stories are now intermingled amidst real chats and streaks, while t...

The Importance of Gun Control

The Importance of Gun Control

Hannah Jaros, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018

Another mass shooting. Seventeen students were murdered right before school was about to end for the day. For them, it was just another typical day of school, but they didn’t know that it would be their last. Videos and photos have circulated the Internet since the shooting that showed in graphic detail t...

Student Tax Outlook

Student Tax Outlook

Jack Berens, Co-editor

February 5, 2018

High school students have notoriously short attention spans.  Teachers ensure that their lessons are often as concise as possible in order to hold onto the ever-fleeting focus of high schoolers.  With that background, I'm sure not many things cause teenagers' eyes to glaze over quite like the thought...

Me Too.

Me Too.

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

We've all done it. Laughing with the crowd, whether we knew it was wrong or not. Telling the joke we thought was harmless. Hearing insensitive humor and brushing it off. We've all been guilty of at least one of these at some point. It's a normal human reaction, to jump on the bandwagon and avoid confrontation....

“House of Horrors”

Swetha Mathai, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

David and Louis Turpin were arrested on January 14, 2018, after one of their daughters, aged 17, escaped their house in Perris, California. The victim escaped and called the police of Riverside County. David and Louis are charged with child endangerment and torture. They are sentenced to 94 years to...

Views and Great (College) Expectations

Views and Great (College) Expectations

Jack Berens, Co-editor

January 31, 2018

The following is my humble (disclaimer - possibly misleading) opinions about the college application process.  Good luck to everyone with your applications! First, I'd like to stress that applying to colleges is one important step in the entire college selection journey.  Ideally, prospective students...

Environmental Science Review

Farha Khan, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

If you're a student who loves to read new articles/watch new videos every day and learn almost every aspect of the environment, then Environmental Science is the class for you. Everyday is a new lesson, a new viewpoint in your everyday life on Earth, and a new mindset to how we take care of Earth. Starting...

Prom 2018: Dates and Food Options

Prom 2018: Dates and Food Options

Lauren Kim, Staff Writer

January 28, 2018

Prom 2k18! It is an excitable experience that all students should take a part in and create a fond memory to look back on. Although prom is months away, the Junior Class Board would like to mention a few reminders for the upcoming event. The official date for prom is May 12th, 2018! Mark your calend...

FBLA’s Games 4 Gurnee

FBLA’s Games 4 Gurnee

Snehitha Talugula, Contributor

January 10, 2018

Warren Township High School’s Future Business Leaders of America sponsored a board game and toy drive called “Games 4 Gurnee” this year. Along with the help of over 60 FBLA members in the community service committee, co-chairs Snehitha Talugula and Pritika Sharma, organized two collection drives...

Charming Chicago

Charming Chicago

Anushka Agashe, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

If you live in Illinois, it’s inevitable you’re going to end up in Chicago at some point. However, living so close to the third largest city in the U.S. sometimes means you don’t get to see the city from a tourist’s point of view. Chicago is so large and diverse that there’s always going to ...

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