Mariano’s opening spurs gun policy debate

Emily Chwa, News Editor

October 2, 2015

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At the grand opening of Mariano’s on Skokie Boulevard, the signs, balloons and banners were met with a crowd of protesters. Junior Jorge Alvarado has worked at the Skokie Boulevard location since its opening in August and knew ... Read more »

Questions about Uber safety emerge

Zoe Engels, News Editor

October 2, 2015

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While smiling sheepishly, senior Austin Fialkow said that he continues to use Uber, despite the fact that he does not feel entirely safe. Fialkow said taking Uber, the transportation service that makes rides accessible through a ... Read more »

Spartans test their knowledge in Quizbowl club

Sue Hong, Executive New Editor

October 2, 2015

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Junior Kwonjae Lee remembers the books his mom forced him to read as a child, the topics ranging from geography to mythology. He said the facts he learned  and the knowledge he gained from the books gave him the skills neede... Read more »

Wi-Fi poses danger to teen health

Emily Chwa, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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Whether she is checking her texts, scrolling through Instagram or listening to music, sophomore Hannah Wilson said she uses her cell phone almost every 10 minutes. According to Lloyd Morgan, senior research fellow at Enviro... Read more »

Spartans win state championship

David Greenberg, Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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As the Blackhawk Cup state championship game at the United Center headed into overtime, Head Coach Evan Poulakidas told his team it only takes one shot to win. With 54.5 seconds left in the overtime period, forward Joey D... Read more »

Artificial turf prompts questions of cancer risk

Sue Hong and Zoe Engels, News Editor and Staff Writer

April 17, 2015

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  When junior Ian Albert goes home after soccer practice, the crumb rubber of the turf field goes with him. “When I go home and take a shower, my mom gets mad because when I take off [my soccer gear] there ar... Read more »

Foreign language and culture clubs merge

Jenna Magill, News Editor

April 17, 2015

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At the end of her sophomore year, junior Sarah Lee met with teachers and administrators to establish the Korean Culture Club. This year, Lee said the club consistently attracted around 20 students to meetings and events. ... Read more »

Governor proposes cuts to U of I funding

Kobi Weinberg, News Editor

April 17, 2015

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Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed 2016 budget reduces funding to the University of Illinois by $209 million, according to Thomas Hardy, the executive director of university relations for the University of Illinois. Hardy called the 31.5 percent cut one of “histo... Read more »

PARCC test replaces Prairie State test

Debbie Noh, Opinions Editor

March 6, 2015

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For the first time, Illinois,  along with 11 other states and the District of Columbia, are administering the Partnership Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test. In Illinois, students in third through eighth... Read more »

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