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Many students will choose to attend a college due to the prestige attached to the university.
Poison ivy: Ivy League colleges examined
Annie Le April 14, 2021

As college commitance deadlines approach, one piece of advice should rise to the forefront of your minds. Do not fall for prestige. Colleges,...

While students may be present at board meetings and heard in surveys, they aren
Seen but not heard: School board needs students to be voting members
Luc Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief • March 26, 2021

District 99 has a problem. It’s been the root of the dysfunction of the school year resulting in a $170,000 tutoring service that only 8% of...

Things I took for granted in High School
Things I took for granted in High School
Lexie Lukacik, Photo Editor • March 11, 2021

As we approach March I haven’t been able to shake off the idea that I’ll be graduating in two and a half months. I wish the class of 2021’s...

Bruce Wayne, Billionaire Philanthropist by day, Genius Crime fighting hero and Leader of the Justice League by night.
How Batman solo’s the entire Justice League
Drey McGrew, Print Sports Editor • March 4, 2021

Since the 1960’s the Justice League has made its name as one of the most popular if not the best-known Team of Heroes to ever exist in Comic...

Out of 1246 samples including 47% of in-person students, only one sample had significant findings, potentially due to a false positive.
District 99 had a positivity rate of 0.08%, why hasn’t anybody heard?
Luc Alvarez, Editor-in-Chief • March 4, 2021

Beginning on Feb. 16, District 99 began screening students for COVID-19 through a mandatory saliva testing program. As the Centers for Disease...

This author finds the queerbaiting in the Bridgerton trailer to be the biggest scandal this season.
The Scandal of the season: 'Bridgerton’s' queerbaiting
Emma Fudacz, Freelance Writer • March 3, 2021

Dear reader, This author has been obsessed with "Bridgerton" like the rest of the world- who could resist the romance, the Regency-era dresses,...

Our generation has become desensitized-- and social media plays the largest role in that process.
Mindless scrolling: Becoming desensitized to tragedy
Sally Lichner, Freelance Writer • March 3, 2021

According to Pew Research Center over 97% of us Gen Zers use at least one social media platform. We grew up alongside the rapid succession of...

Toxic masculinity effects more people than some may assume and hurt the way we see men.
The effects of toxic masculinity on the adolescents psyche
Kassem Ossman, Entertainment Editor • March 1, 2021

“Stop being a girl,” “stop being gay” and other sayings like “be a man” all come from the same umbrella term — toxic masculinity....

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