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What it’s like to get styled for a week

Keena Du, Executive Opinions Editor

March 2, 2018

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Thrifting provides unique fashion

Ellie Prober, Lifestyle Editor

February 2, 2018

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It was the start of a regular thrifting day as junior Clara Satek hunted for vintage sweaters in Wicker Park, but what she found was significantly more entertaining. As it was October, the store carried many Halloween costumes, and Satek was shocked to find a giant chicken he...

Stylistic shifts in rap scene spark opinion

Sam Morgan, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

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A gloomy aura weighed on the mind of the teenager at the bus stop. Anxiety loomed and his head hung with dread as another day of high school awaited him. Then, the song on his playlist changed. Tupac Shakur’s “Changes” echoed through his ears, and he was hit ...

Sliding into fitness with Lateral Edge

Suzanna Creasey, Lifestyle Editor

February 2, 2018

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Technology created to assist brain function

Katie Fitzpatrick, Executive Lifestyle Editor

February 2, 2018

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Shoulders hunched, back tight, senior Patrick Fitzharris leans toward the focus of his fixed gaze: a video game. Fitzharris was competing in a tournament for an action video game which is a genre that, as recent studies have shown, has the potential for cognitive benefits for those with and with...

Students find voice in Winter Play

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Editor-at-Large

December 8, 2017

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Sophomore Max Rollins, who is hard-of-hearing, has grown accustomed to people ignoring his requests to repeat themselves. This December, Rollins expects to share some of the obstacles hard-of-hearing people face as he acts ...

A natural Wonder

Jenna Lasky, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

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As I was casually scrolling through a list of upcoming movies, I spotted the word “Wonder” in big letters. I realized, gleefully, that one of my favorite books by R.J. Palacio was about to become a feature film. The com...

Screen use stresses neck, spine

YuLian Leshuk, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

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As students rush past each other in bustling hallways, attention down at their phones, most manage to avoid crashing into another person. Snapchats and texts fill screens, but students still navigate the traffic and beat the ...

Suicide portrayal prompts debate

Jessica Katz, Opinions Editor

December 8, 2017

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During the last episode of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why,” Hannah Baker explains to her school counselor, Mr. Porter, that she is suicidal. In response, Mr. Porter advises Hannah to get over her problems and move on. Hannah...

Technology enables access to easy cheating

Ellie Prober, Lifestyle Editor

December 8, 2017

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As her teacher walked out of the classroom door, freshman Kaitlyn Bowles watched her classmate pull out a smartphone during a class exam, searching for answers online. Having witnessed this multiple times, she thought this ...

Foods worth focusing on

December 8, 2017

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