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Holiday cheer should wait until after Thanksgiving- Taking Sides

a store decorated for the holiday season
November 24, 2020

Christmas decorations in stores months before the actual holiday have become a normal sight to many consumers. But, this manufactured holiday cheer at the beginning of fall has bled out of the retail stores...

Upside to early decorating- Taking Sides

A Plainfield resident puts up lights around his house in November
November 24, 2020

Many people frown upon putting up holiday decorations before Thanksgiving, but there are many reasons why it is actually beneficial.  Craft stores such as Michael’s and Hobby Lobby have sales that...

Yearly war on November’s last Friday

Yearly war on November’s last Friday
November 24, 2020

As the clock slowly ticks, the screams of fury, the fights and the rage build inside everyone waiting for the start of it all. Onlookers watch in terror as the scene starts to unfold, and the race to the...

Spring season is best option for football

Juniors Dylan Rasmason and Calvin Sharp, and senior Jack Kiefer took part in football drills this summer.
September 27, 2020

As the sun goes down, the competition heats up as the varsity football team takes the field. The bleachers are bouncing and filled with energy, and the music blares throughout the stadium. Fans of all...

Do police have place in schools?

Do police have place in schools?
September 27, 2020

On April 20, 1999, two boys walked into Columbine High School armed with guns and killed 13 people. This event changed the way schools view security drastically.  Police officers in the hallways in...

Why Spring Sports Should Not Continue

May 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic leaves no option but to cancel the spring sports season. As much as we all look forward to sports such as baseball and softball, athletics cannot be a teenager’s focus right...

Why Spring Sports Should Continue

April 29, 2020

Over the last four months, COVID-19’s trail of terror has been left on countries, shutting down schools, businesses, stores, restaurants and all of the world’s major sport leagues. About 40 states, including Illinois, have mandated...

Why Universal Is Better than Disney World

April 29, 2020

Summer is rapidly approaching, and that means summer vacations are being planned. Theme parks are very popular vacation destinations. Possibly the biggest debate when it comes to theme parks  is Disney...

Why Disney World Is Better than Universal Studios

April 29, 2020

When planning a vacation, Florida is a popular destination any time of the year, but there is also the struggle of planning out activities to do when you arrive. Many tourists enjoy visiting the beach,...

Taking Sides: Public Schools

March 17, 2020

The school year is rapidly coming to a close. For most seniors, this means figuring out a college. There are many choices when it comes to attending college, and one question that often comes up is whether...

Taking Sides: Private Schools

March 17, 2020

Deciding between going to a private college or a public college can be a tough choice at first when someone doesn’t know all of the facts about going to a private college. There are many benefits to...

Taking Sides

February 20, 2020

Imagine instead of a long, relaxing, summer break, students only get a few weeks off every now and then. Year-round schooling basically means students attend school six to nine weeks in a row with a week-long...

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