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Tiger Tales

No Space…West is simply not big enough

Samantha Kessler, contributing reporter

November 29, 2010

Filed under Views

West is a very large campus, with a lot of space for all the students it contains. From overcrowded classrooms, to every inch of the building even after school it is obvious West is in need for more space. After school, West...

To please the eyes before the mind

Joe Wolnik, contributing reporter

November 29, 2010

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Technology has made drastic changes in many aspects of society, especially the film industry. With technology today, the modern film is filled with eye-pleasing special effects from insane stunts to intricate spacecrafts from...

Freedom of Expression at Risk Due to Central’s Rebellion

Riviera McCollum, staff writer

November 10, 2010

Filed under News

On Friday, October 15th, a number of students were sent to ISS for “inappropriate” clothing at Joliet Central High School. Students that wore black shirts, ripped jeans, and sandals spent a full day in ISS and possibly suffered o...

The Truth about Junior College

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2010

Filed under Views

It’s the burning question for every high school senior. Once any curious adult obtains the knowledge that it’s your last year, the question already forms on their tongue: “What college are you heading to next year?” About...

TOMS: One for One

Anna Simek, staff writer

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features

In 2006, Blake Mycoskie, an American traveler, made a trip to Argentina. Upon meeting some of the local children, he discovered they didn’t have shoes to protect their feet. Since he wanted to help, he formulated TOMS Shoes,...

Where is Superman? Or is he already here?

Katie Welz, News Editor

November 9, 2010

Filed under News

The documentary, ‘Waiting for Superman,’ directed by Davis Guggenhein, gives viewers a probing look at the American public school system. Although the news that the public school system is suffering is no surprise to many...

Get Active

Na’Tyia Howard, staff writer

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features

Americans have a big problem. We are simply unhealthy. Consider the list... obesity, poor nutrition, over eating, lack of exercise, and not enough random acts of kindness, Americans have all of these by the ton. An appalling...

Erase Hate: Cyber Bulling Takes a Serious Turn

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features

In the latter days of September 2010, the cyber bulling craze took an all too serious turn for the worse.  Pennsylvania college student Tyler Clementi, 18, was pushed to the breaking point as a result of online harassment. After...

Black Friday Buzz

Kelly Hardman, staff writer

November 9, 2010

Filed under Features

What is Black Friday all about? Some may ask this question when you notice that all your favorite stores are overcrowded and full of money spenders. Being the busiest shopping day of the year this is the day to catch up on all...

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