Tiger Tales

The heated topic of sexual education

Patrick O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2014

Sex Education has long been a heated topic in the United States and in Illinois. Currently, Illinois does not require Sex Ed, but many students, parents, politicians, and teachers feel that this should change, and they have much...

Crude language controversy

Madi Dobbs, Contributing Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2014

To swear or not to swear? Some are comfortable, some are not and some just drop F’bomb’s on a regular basis that it’s borderline offensive. Nowadays, many students have a problem with their use of language. When interviewed,...

In School Suspension: strict rules spark debate

Jaina Gliva, Contributing News Editor

May 1, 2014

We all know ISS—In School Suspension—where students go when they receive a referral. In ISS, students must complete a packet of work and are not allowed to work on any school work during that time. They also have to make up...

To make up or to not make up?

Natalie Mander, Sports Editor

April 14, 2014

As students, there are days we hope for and days that we dread. We hope for a blizzard to sweep through town, leaving us trapped in our homes with no possible way of getting to school. We pray for a day off in the middle of th...

Spanish students require opportunity

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 14, 2014

Currently among Joliet West High School students, Spanish learners aren’t given ample opportunity to improve upon their skills. Although basic Spanish courses are offered, it is critical for adolescents to be given additional i...

Ethnicity scholarships

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 10, 2014

Even though there continues to be some discrimination against minorities in America, there are numerous educational opportunities when it comes to earning college scholarships. Race can ultimately be the determining factor as to...

What should and what shouldn’t make a comeback…

Patrick O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2014

1. Perms (for women)- Whether it straightens or curls your hair, you can never go wrong with a perm. When you hear the word ‘perm,’ you may think about your grandmother’s hair, but perms can be quite stylish for teenage ...

Fear of college life

Lilia Chavero, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2014

Going away to college is one of the most exciting and nerve-racking experiences high school graduates can encounter. A lot of soon-to- be college freshmen have fear heading out to college. Imagine yourself leaving your family,...

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