Tiger Tales

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...

The Truth about Junior College

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

November 9, 2010

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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...

What’s with the morning policy?

Terri Purcell, Managing Editor

November 9, 2010

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Walking into the school cafeteria, students take out their phones to check a text, or turn their iPods on to listen to their music to wait out the wait until morning dismissal. Nowadays, it seems students can’t even enjoy their...

Communication Miscommunications

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

November 3, 2010

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Without a doubt, communication has evolved in recent years. When our parents were our age, talking on the phone was expensive and computers didn’t even exist. Between then and now, computers have been invented and our methods...

Spirit Week affected by Picture Week

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

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Spirit week gives Joliet West students an opportunity to show their school pride and have fun going all out for the planned events.  This year, spirit week was September 20-25. Students were all encouraged to show their spirit...

ID Miscommunication

Taylor Foote, staff writer

October 20, 2010

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This year, students were given much sturdier holders for their ID’s. Sure they’re nice and tough, but some students still prefer the ID cases from two years ago, the clear plastic ones. Some of these students unexpectedly...

Halloween: Political Correctness versus Fun

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2010

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As we’ve grown older, Halloween has become less about pretending to be cute little ghosts and goblins for a day, and more about who can bear the most flesh. Almost any costume concept can be turned into an idea for attractive...

The Tension of Applying

Michelle Lega, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

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Many seniors are feeling the stress as college application deadline dates approach. These applications require a list of extra curriculars, sports, classes, transcripts, and one or more essays. Though the application process may...

School makes a Dress Code Violation

Paige Cline, staff writer

October 20, 2010

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Your shorts are too short, your shirts inappropriate, wears your i.d, those are just a few of the violations that security and staff get after students for. If you ask anyone, they get tired of it. But do those rules apply to...

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