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Crocs: a controversial shoe

Crocs: a controversial shoe

February 19, 2020

Valentine’s Day should take on different meaning

February 4, 2020

To some, there is nothing more cliché than a box of chocolates and a flowery, handwritten poem.  Others look forward to the grand gestures and heartfelt words that come along with Valentine’s Day all year long.  However,...

Food choices now will impact future health

Jessica Brooks, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Stopping at McDonald’s every morning might be the easiest choice for breakfast due to its convenience but eating fast food everyday will lead to multiple health problems in the future according to most doctors. Physical health...

Binge watching linked to negative health effects

Shelby Ketchmark, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

It’s a Friday night in the year 1995. A new season of “Friends” airs in an hour. My friends and I begin grabbing our snacks and everything we need for the season premiere. Compare that scenario to what it’s like today:...

Political opinions create riots on social media

Abby Blazevic, Editor in chief

January 31, 2020

Propaganda is nothing new; it has appeared in pamphlets, books, and newspapers practically since the invention of the printing press. But social media seems particularly susceptible to spreading disinformation. Opinions and rumors...

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...

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