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The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

The American Education System: Jumping through Hoops

Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

A life without school. Many people honestly can’t fathom a future without it. For goodness sake, we mold children from the age of five at minimum to go to a place more than they go to our their own homes and follow the same routine for 12 years. However, there comes a time where we learn our hoop-...

Tea Time: The Removal of Guns in England

Tea Time: The Removal of Guns in England

Ayman Mirkhan

May 21, 2019

Though England sounds like a posh country with sophistication to some, the truth is that they have their own share of problems. In England, guns may be outlawed, but that does not change the fact that almost everyone has a bloody knife. According to British newspaper organization Independent, the Fir...

Reflections on “Us”

Reflections on “Us”

Riyana Walker

May 13, 2019

As most of you may know, Jordan Peele, the writer and director of "Get Out" has not only pleased the critics and the audience… but also tells a story through his writing. Critics raving, comedian-turned-horror-film-director Jordan Peele has given us something to think about. The movie is more about ...

Changing Your Mindset

Changing Your Mindset

Olivia Mack

May 12, 2019

Being a teenager in this day in age is hard enough. So many stressors and other things incorporated into our lives can affect our mindset in life. It is very important that we try and keep a positive mindset. I really want to cover how to go from a negative mindset to a positive mindset, it can truly ...

“The Tattooist of Auschwitz” tells a story of hope, love

“The Tattooist of Auschwitz” tells a story of hope, love

Riley Murphy

May 9, 2019

Recently I took a (what I thought would be) brief trip to my local Barnes and Noble in order to find a good book to immerse myself into. Not only did I find one, but I also found five others and spent way too much money on colorful pens and a stylish notebook, but what are you going to do? If you...

Netflix’s “Set It Up” Reboots the Rom-Com

Netflix’s “Set It Up” Reboots the Rom-Com

Skylar Sharkey

May 8, 2019

Netflix's “Set It Up,” released in 2018, has the power to kickstart a rom-com revolution. Though the production is not expected to be winning any film awards in the near future, its diverse cast of characters paves the way for future Rom-Coms to represent a greater variety of races, religions, an...

Theme of the Month: Man vs. Society

Theme of the Month: Man vs. Society

Braden Turk

May 6, 2019

Theme of the Month is an article series designed to investigate examples of film, television, and writing that fall under a certain category. The following works feature conflict between an individual and the collective surrounding them.   “Old Stone” The feature directorial debut of Chinese filmmaker ...

Trump, Twitter, and Jack Dorsey

Trump, Twitter, and Jack Dorsey

Austin Stadie

May 6, 2019

The last week or so have been relatively rough for President Trump’s follower count, following the removal of over 5,000 bot accounts. These pro-Trump accounts were found to be retweeting false information on the recently released Mueller report. The removal of these accounts prompted an inc...

Q/A with junior Taylor Stephenson

Q/A with junior Taylor Stephenson

Danielle Rhody

May 6, 2019

Every month, I ask a Huntley High School student or faculty member 10 random questions to get to know them better. This month, I interviewed junior Taylor Stephenson.   Q: What is your favorite social media? A: I like Instagram the best. I think it is a better representation of what people...

“Avengers: Endgame” is a magnificent end to an amazing series

“Avengers: Endgame” is a magnificent end to an amazing series

Danielle Rhody

April 29, 2019

Marvel’s newest movie “Avengers: Endgame” has been building since the release of “Iron Man” in 2008. And ever since half of the universe was wiped out by Thanos (Josh Brolin) last year in “Infinity War,” fans have been on the edge of their seats, waiting to find out their favorite char...

The Rise of Pete Buttigieg

The Rise of Pete Buttigieg

Madison Barr

April 24, 2019

Since Donald Trump's apparent success as a "government-outsider" in his 2016 campaign, it's no wonder there are a few oddballs in the 2020 campaign roster thus far, heading into next year without having ever held a government position. Among these "oddballs" is a rising favorite, Pete Buttigieg. In...

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