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Community Service hours should be mandatory

Mae Mastin, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014

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Graduate by walking dogs at animal shelters, spending time with the elderly in nursing homes, or feeding the hungry at food pantries? When it comes to the topic of high school students performing community service, most of us...

Response to: Does seeing yourself as less mean you are more?

Alice Kogo, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014

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Most of us will agree that everyone has a different idea of what is seen as beautiful. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines beauty as “a combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form that pleases the aesthetic senses,...

Does seeing yourself as less mean you are more?

Olivia Apostolovski, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014

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When it comes to the topic of beauty, many will agree that there are multiple factors that influence us each and every day. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is the question of whether the media has influenced beauty....

Physical Education trumps Academics

Sydney Czyzon, Features Editor

October 6, 2014

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In the state of Illinois, public schools are mandated to enforce four years of physical education during one’s high school career. In fact, Illinois was the first state to make daily P.E. classes required. Due to this constraint,...

ISS considered Inhumane?

Rachel Hoff, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

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Every kid at Joliet West who has ever been referred to the ISS room will tell you of the unfair conditions that occur in the punishment process. Not only is it too easy for students to receive the treatment, but the rules that...

Teenage Responsibilities

Courtney Rubino, Views Editor

October 6, 2014

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Your teenage years, including high school are supposed to be some of the best years of your life. But as you get older, you pile on more responsibilities. Many teenagers have to juggle between school, homework, sports, jobs, and...

Trick-or-Treating: how old is too old?

Abasi Kelley, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

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Halloween, the perfect day for kids of all ages to roam around their neighborhood in costumes with hopes of collecting massive amounts of candy while saying the iconic phrase, “Trick-or-treat”. The majority of students at...

Missing the point

Andrea Paolone, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

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Last school year, in the spring the summer reading novel was in the process of being chosen by the students, even though students picked the book there were some who relied on the popular film to help them start off the school...

Senior breakfast not widely attended

Alannah Ramirez, Contributing Writer

May 9, 2014

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There was an annual Senior Breakfast on May 2nd from 8:20 to 9:40.  which featured an hour’s worth of delicious food, socializing, and music. The price to attend was ten dollars per person. Tickets were sold as of April 2...

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