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Erase Hate: Cyber Bulling Takes a Serious Turn

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2010

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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

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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...

I Confess…Anonymously

Denise Cahue, Copy Editor

November 8, 2010

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Sharing a secret has never been easier. Despite not always being able to tell someone you know personally, PostSecret provides an anonymous, nonjudgmental outlet to get your secret off your chest.  PostSecret began when Frank...

I’m not Bullet Proof

Hannah Tadey, staff writer

November 8, 2010

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When we were little, being unhappy was only something seen in the big kid movies whenever it came to a boy not liking a girl or something like that.  It never quite hit us back then that one day, we would be the ones stressing...

How to narrow down your college list

Krista Mehrl, Views Editor

November 8, 2010

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Hundreds of colleges make it a priority to send you postcards and pamphlets in the mail, first boasting about their college and then claiming that “you are the exact student we are looking for to join this great tradition.” ...

Music: An Endless Revolution

Audrey Miller, Features Editor

November 8, 2010

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Music, collectively from all eras, countries, and people, generate a similar feeling to all those who hear it. There’s nothing that can quite compare to the feeling of relief that can be brought about by hearing the right song...

Club Spotlight: The Hunger Games

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

November 3, 2010

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Miss Sagat, former Twilighters sponsor, has brought Joliet West a new club for the 2010-2011 school year. The focus of the school’s new addition is her current literary obsession, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. The novel’s nonstop action is precisely wh...

Corrupt Youth: Why Staying in School is so Important

Kayla Fink, Features Editor

November 3, 2010

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It may not seem like the most important thing in the world to some, but staying in school is the fuel to your future. In 2007, more than 6.2 million students between ages 16 and 24 dropped out a high school. An alarming statistic...

Teacher Feature – Mr. Gibson

Kayla Fink, Features Editor

October 20, 2010

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What do canoeing, photography, astronomy, and playing the drums, have in common with each other? They’re just some of the many activities that make up Mr. Gibson, astronomy teacher at Joliet West. Mr. Gibson became interested...

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