The Fielder

Tech ruins relationships

Isabel Taylor, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019

Imagine this, you are on a first date with the “person of your dreams.” The only reason you know they are is because you stalked their Instagram profile the entire night before. Though as the date starts, more and more you...

Streamlined curriculum limits student choice

Dayanara Miranda, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Until a few years ago, students had many more classes to choose from than they do now. After freshmen English, the next three required years of English could include media studies, creative writing, journalism, American Studies,...

Teens vape despite consequences

Iris Wright, Website Editor

November 9, 2018

  A student sits in class with a Juul vape in his hand. In plain sight, while the teacher’s back is turned, he inhales it, but only a few students notice him as he holds in the vapor.   According to WebMD, cigarette smoking has ...

Vaping targets impressionable teens

Hannah Kopek, Sports Editor

November 9, 2018

  Vaping: the act of inhaling a cocktail of vaporized chemicals, including nicotine and sometimes marijuana, through a vape pen. This practice that was once meant to wean smokers off cigarettes has now been contorted into a fa...

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Elizabeth Hsieh, Editor-in-chief

October 12, 2018

Running from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) brings different histories together to celebrate the heritage of Hispanic Americans. HHM started as a one week celebration under President Lyndon Johnson....

Past homecoming traditions evolve

Iris Wright, Website Editor

September 13, 2018

It’s Oct. 10, 1952, and homecoming traditions hit the streets of Plainfield for the first time. Floats built around the theme “School Days” parade down the street with float riders waving to beaming children. Old friends...

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