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My Experience on the Bowling Team

Alexis Dickens, Staff Writer February 23, 2024

Introduction Throughout my four years of high school, I didn’t participate in many extracurricular activities. Since this is my senior year, I thought that I should do as much as possible so that I...

Ceriya and Munirat have only 30 minutes to set up their display table at the FCCLA Regionals at Tinley Park High School on February 7th, 2024.

FCCLA Regionals & Beyond!

Munirat Alaka, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

This school year, I decided to take the FCCLA intern class. I remember Mrs. Youngberg told me to pick her class as a junior. I heard very little about the class so I didn’t really know what to expect...

3 seeds Upward Bound members at Tennessee State University on the HBCU Tour.

Who should try 3 Seeds Mentoring Group? You should!

Munirat Alaka, Staff Writer February 8, 2024

In my freshman year of high school, my mother enrolled me in a program: ETS which is a part of 3 Seeds. At first, I didn’t know how to feel about it. It was during COVID, so I was skeptical about getting...

Why are Tim Burton films so good?

Why are Tim Burton films so good?

Karol Lopez Valadez, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Tim Burton, film producer of many popular movies such as Sweeny Todd, Corpse Bride, Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, is a renowned filmmaker recognized all around...

Image by Willian Yuki Fujii Memmo from Pixabay

Are Animators Okay? (Probably not)

Alexis Dickens, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Introduction Do you have a favorite animated film or tv series? Maybe you’re into Disney movies like The Lion King or The Little Mermaid. These days, I tend to watch a lot of anime. Anime such as Demon...

Racism in Fandom?

Racism in Fandom?

Alexis Dickens, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

I have been a fan of anime since I could remember. The first anime that I was introduced to was Dragon Ball Z Kai. I used to watch it on NickToons with my brother, and we would act out the different scenes....

Image by WOKANDAPIX from Pixabay

Connecting With Your Students

Talya Kimbrew, Staff Writer December 8, 2023

When you are in 8th grade getting ready to graduate you think about how you're nervous and excited to start a new chapter of your life called high school. You think back to all of the good movies they...

Crisis in Congo

Crisis in Congo

Jakemah Calhoun, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

Many people have been introduced to the element cobalt in their chemistry class. It is typically used to make parts for gas turbine engines and in rechargeable battery electrodes. It is found in every...

Abuse in Sports: What have we learned from the Larry Nassar case?

Abuse in Sports: What have we learned from the Larry Nassar case?

Alexis Dickens, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Introduction Sexual abuse in sports is something that’s been happening for years. For years coaches have been getting away with abusing their athletes. Everyone knows, but for some reason no one talks...

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