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Lunch and Learn challenges students to rethink recycling

Lunch and Learn challenges students to rethink recycling

November 22, 2019

Mrs. Elisabeth Reed, the director of the Illinois State University’s Office of Sustainability, spoke to students about what happens to items that are donated, thrown away or recycled during Thursday, No...

ACT acts on policy; announces change

ACT acts on policy; announces change

November 18, 2019

A new policy will allow students to retake individual portions of the ACT starting September 2020. Currently, students must complete all four subject sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science - in...

Apple unveils new educational products, pricing

Apple unveils new educational products, pricing

March 28, 2018

Innovationation and excitement: two words that describe the 2018 Apple educational product launch held Tuesday at Chicago's Lane Tech High School.  “People with passion change the world,...

Taking a knee: Students kneel during the national anthem

Taking a knee: Students kneel during the national anthem

October 29, 2017

The kneeling of NFL players during the national anthem has sparked controversy across the country and this act of protest has spread beyond the National Football League. This once localized form of protest has spread from NFL teams, to other major sports, with regular American...

Mexico retracts aid for Harvey victims

Keyairah Sinclair, Associate Editor

October 3, 2017

An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.1 tore through Mexico’s southern cities Oaxaca, Chiapas, and Tabasco claiming 95 lives and injuring 300, September 7. An estimated 1.5 million people were affected by the earthquake, with 41,000 homes damaged While still analyzing the damage from the quake, the country was struck by another natural disasters, Hurricane Katia, a Category 1 hurricane that made landfall north of Tecolutla,...

Students denounce immigration ban to LaHood

Students denounce immigration ban to LaHood

February 13, 2017

Over 50 NCHS students gathered at Congressman Darin LaHood’s office to express their disapproval of the immigration ban after school on Thursday, February 2. President Trump signed the executive...

2016 Presidential Race: Party Nomination Predictions

2016 Presidential Race: Party Nomination Predictions

May 11, 2016

Delegate counts courtesy of the Associated Press.   Super Delegates are unelected DNC delegates that select a candidate to support, they are free to support any candidate and change their vote up until the convention i...

Illinois primary determines Democratic delegates

Illinois primary determines Democratic delegates

March 14, 2016

Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders upset front-runner Hillary Clinton in Michigan’s primary election on March 5 by earning 7 more delegates. Polling in Michigan gave Clinton an 11 point lead in the weeks prior to the primary, however Sanders was able to capture 49.8% of the vote, 1.5% more than Clinton. ...

The Millennial President

The Millennial President

January 23, 2016

Since the Baby Boomers started to vote consistently in the 1990s, that traditionally conservative population has had a controlling stake over the politics of America. The Baby Boomers' vote has resulted...

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Taylor Railey, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2015

Putting tests to the test

Putting tests to the test

March 20, 2015

Over the past decade in the United States after the No Child Left Behind act of 2001 was passed, there has been a perceived shift public education's' priorities. This has led to some schools to lean aw...

Wrigley Field vs Busch Stadium

Tommy Lebow, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2014

Wrigley Field 1. This year, Wrigley Field celebrates it's 100 birthday. No other team in the MLB can say their stadium has as much history as Wrigley. 2. 1937 was a historic year for the Friendly Confines. In that year, the Cubs installed their hand operated scoreboard in center field. Today, that scoreboard is the only of it's kind left in the league. 3. Can't find a seat in the bleachers? No problem! Wrigley Field of...

6-year-old hostage finally free

6-year-old hostage finally free

Olivia Smith, Features

February 25, 2013

On Jan. 29, five-year-old Ethan was taken hostage by Jim Lee Dykes.  Dykes boarded a school bus to take a child for his hostage plan and kidnapped Ethan.  When boarding the bus, the driver, Charles Poland,...

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