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  • Planet Coaster review

    Planet Coaster review

    Samuel Just, Staff Writer

    January 12, 2017

    Planet Coaster is a game about building the amusement park of endless fun and creativity, with no limits to what can be created. The game is know as the “spiritual” successor to Frontier and Atari’s “Roller Coaster Tycoon 3” which was released in 2002. The game officially released on PC gaming...

  • Fundraising myths busted

    Fundraising myths busted

    Lauren Hansen, Editorial Editor

    January 12, 2017

    The year is ending, prepare for an influx of donations … actually … no. There is a myth surrounding the last few months of the year. They are believed to be the best time for fundraising because people are feeling “generous,” but the statistics bust this myth. “Few people of any income...

  • Celebrity news is not news

    Celebrity news is not news

    Hannah Aldawud, Staff Writer

    January 11, 2017

    The world of journalism is a competitive field that usually requires at least four years of college and numerous different types of experience. Many graduates have hopes of writing intellectual broadminded works for prestigious newspapers, magazines and websites. Sadly, many journalists end up writing...

  • Americans are getting more exotic pets

    Americans are getting more exotic pets

    Mikayla Clark, Editor-in-Chief

    January 11, 2017

    Americans love pets— cats, dogs, hamsters, reptiles … holding them close to their hearts. In recent years, people have started to branch out when it comes to breeds of pets. More exotic and uncommon animals are trying to be domesticated by humans, like some species of birds, foxes, snakes and even...

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Philosophy Club gets new leaders

Nathaniel Martinez, Online Editor

Starting this year, seniors Chandler Clark and Justin Barry are the official leaders of Philosophy Club, taking the place of graduates James Lang and PJ Wilken who led the club for two years. Clark and Barry will preside...

October 4No Comments

Students participate in Day of Silence for GSA

Students participate in Day of Silence for GSA

Ryan Newell, Graphics

Students will partake in the National Day of Silence, vowing to not speak to address the problem of LGBT harassment on April 15. In 1996, students at the University of Virginia organized the first Day of Silence. The Day...

April 20No Comments

Early morning lockdown drill scheduled for Thursday morning

Mark Reiter, Online Editor

North will host the first early morning lockdown drill on Thursday, April 7 in conjunction with the Plainfield Police Department to prepare students and staff for potential threats. This is the first drill of its kind for the ...

April 6No Comments

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Winners and losers of the weekend draft

Zack Trapp, News Editor

It’s time to say farewell to a draft that involved Mike Mayock basically making a pick for the Vikings, too much Jerry Jones, a gask mask, and yet another Gronkowski entering the league. For all of the talk about how t...

May 10No Comments

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Santa’s friend that America forgot

Santa’s friend that America forgot

Nathaniel Martinez, Online Editor

Lots of today’s most popular stories have very grim origins. Instead of living happily every after, many characters from fairy tales and folklore died in their original incarnations. Little Red Riding...

February 3No Comments

What it’s like to work at Spirit Halloween

What it’s like to work at Spirit Halloween

February 3

Society recognizes importance of self care

Society recognizes importance of self care

April 21

Superhero movies dominate box office

Superhero movies dominate box office

April 21

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