Tiger Tales

A perspective on outdoor dining opening

Holley Law, staff writer

May 26, 2020

Restaurants in Joliet with outdoor dining will soon be able to resume doing under a plan unveiled last Friday by Mayor Bob O’Dekirk. "The plan, which received approval as part of Phase 3 of Illinois' reopening plan, will begin May ...

Quarantine and the Environment

Isabella Gourley, staff writer

May 26, 2020

As people around the world are forced to stay at home, the world around them changes for the better. But will we appreciate these changes to our environment and begin to transform our environmental endangerment actions or will we...

The Democrat’s dilemma with Joe Biden

Megan Krok, Copy Editor

May 26, 2020

After Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Andrew Yang, Mike Bloomberg, Amy Klobuchar, and Bernie Sanders dropped out of the 2020 presidential race, Democrats seemed that they had no choice but for...

ISBE grading rules during school closure, fair or not 

Tanasia Poe, staff writer

May 12, 2020

As of March 23, 2020, the Illinois State Board of Education released a statement saying, “Student work completed during the mandated statewide school closure must not negatively impact a student’s grades or otherwise impact a st...

Virtual Graduation for Class of 2020

Freddy Ortiz, News Editor

May 5, 2020

When I first entered the halls of Joliet West, I envisioned a rose-colored campus life. I figured I’d meet lovely people, admirable teachers, and maybe get a girlfriend; I can check everything off except the latter. However,...

An opinion piece on the benefits of e-learning

Freddy Ortiz, News Editor

April 15, 2020

If you were to step into some sort of time machine and travel back a few decades, any talk of E-learning would seem like science-fiction. Today, whether we like it or not, schools have taken to the digital realm due to the cu...

The powers of gaslighting and the likelihood of normalcy

Gabby Houde, Copy Editor

April 15, 2020

Gaslighting is defined as manipulation into doubting your own sanity. Meaning, someone tells you you are crazy when you are not. This could occur in a multitude of ways, and will probably occur due to Covid-19.  The likel...

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