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Illinois moves in right direction, caps insulin costs

Sara Rand, opinion editor

December 13, 2019

Diabetes is a disease caused by high blood sugar. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas, that helps glucose from food get into the cells in the body to be used for energy. The body needs insulin to survive, but with diabetes...

Fandoms create opportunities to better self, community

Hannah Kopek, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 14, 2019

I remember the first time I picked up a Harry Potter book. I was six years old, and I could barely reach the Sorcerer’s Stone off the bookshelf. Ever since, I’ve been wrapped up in a world of magical books and cinema. The...

Listening to music helps performance in classroom

Isabel Taylor, sports editor

November 13, 2019

On workdays in class, students should be allowed to listen to music if they choose to. Music is a huge part of my life, and one of the few ways I can calm down. When I’m doing homework, I’m undoubtedly listening to Clairo...

The Cons of Lying

Stephanie Wallace, Feature Editor

October 18, 2019

When we are younger, we are taught not to lie under any circumstance. However, as we grow up, lying seems to become a necessary adaption to get through the day. Between telling a friend that they look good in the new blue top...

The feminist fight for equality is misguided

Alana Daliege, News Editor

October 17, 2019

Feminists are fighting against pink tax, for higher wages, rights over their children, and overall not to be stereotyped. Pink Tax is the belief that women’s products are more expensive than men’s products, including clothing,...

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