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Why the NFL isn’t dying

Why the NFL isn’t dying

Lucas Modzelewski

January 26, 2017

2016 was one of the NFL's worst years for viewership. Ratings crashed, with prime-time games all dropping at least 18 percent viewership compared to the previous year, and media outlets declared this was the beginning of the end for the long-time industry titan. However, the NFL is not dying. The...

A Very Merry, Messy, Materialistic Christmas

A Very Merry, Messy, Materialistic Christmas

Emma Kubelka

December 19, 2016

Although December is a month filled with joy and love, it is overwhelmingly occupied by material objects. Christmas is a Christian celebration of the birth of Jesus, and although not everyone practices the christian part, they celebrate it with their families. This joyous holiday is slowly tur...

Our Walls Went Up Before Trump Built His

Our Walls Went Up Before Trump Built His

Emily Kindl

November 18, 2016

aking up that morning in the hotel, I thought it was just going to be an ordinary day… But I’ve been wrong before. I was in downtown Indianapolis for the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention, along with some amazing people from HHS’s newspaper The Voice and yearbook The Chieftai...

SparkNotes sparks interests in students for the wrong reasons

SparkNotes sparks interests in students for the wrong reasons

Sarah Biernat

November 7, 2016

Reading frantically, junior Emily Hawkins sat in her eighth hour English class. Procrastination had taken over once again. “I’m only on chapter 8,” she said. “There’s no way I’ll finish!” Then for about ten more minutes, her Bic mechanical pencil scribbled down meaningless comments and reac...

What’s the Rush?

What’s the Rush?

Emily Kindl

October 27, 2016

Imagine you are waiting by your locker to meet with your friends during passing period. You check your phone for the time, for the fourth time, anxious that you may miss your next class waiting for them. But, as you look back up, you finally see them making their way toward you. Thank goodness, you th...

The Downfall of America

The Downfall of America

Camille Paddock

October 17, 2016

ith the election coming up combined with being a first time voter, I had been excited to finally have a say in the future of this country; or at least who is in charge. But as the candidates were announced and the election date grows eerily closer, I'm starting to feel less excitement and more fear fo...

Flippy Kid

Flippy Kid

Sarah Biernat

May 19, 2016

ith perfect flip form, a sophomore kid fell from the top of the East Gym and face planted onto the wood flooring. With a 10 second video going viral, this topic has gotten out of hand. On May 12, the whole Huntley community was disrupted by the unintelligent act of a high schooler. The video is ...

Is John Baylor test prep worth it?

Is John Baylor test prep worth it?

Camille Paddock

April 18, 2016

he bell rings and I sit down in my English class. The students groan as the teacher proceeds to tell the class that it is a John Baylor day. But why are there students complaining about free ACT preparation? The real question students battle with is whether or not John Baylor’s course is benefici...

School Uniforms Make Sense

School Uniforms Make Sense

Danielle King

March 16, 2016

own the hall, a girl walks in her black dress she got from a friend. A flannel with shades of red, white, and black hug her around her waist. Black tights are worn under the dress to keep warm from the chilly, 20 degree weather, along with some combat boots that clink every step she takes because of t...

Apple Music is just as good as Spotify

Apple Music is just as good as Spotify

Courtney Thomas

February 18, 2016

lot of people have a problem with Apple Music, not because it does not function as it should or that it has less music choices, but simply for the fact that it is not Spotify. Don’t get me wrong, I love Spotify, and would use it all the time if it weren’t for the ads. And the only way to get rid o...

“Don’t stress over a silly holiday”

“Don’t stress over a silly holiday”

Maggie McGee

February 15, 2016

he day is finally here. The day most people dread all year, leaving them wanting to pull the covers back over their heads and hide all day long. Whether they are single, in a relationship, or even just have a bad past with this day, what many people like to call a “Hallmark Holiday,” the fear of ...

Being single on Valentine’s Day is a good thing

Being single on Valentine’s Day is a good thing

Camille Paddock

January 29, 2016

ith January almost behind us, there are only a few weeks until what may be the most dreaded holiday of all, Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day is a time of love and romance for some, chocolates and cards for others; but for most high schoolers, it’s a day of bitter desperation and longing. Valentine...

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