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Should kids be allowed to trick-or-treat without their parents?

Should kids be allowed to trick-or-treat without their parents?

Mohammed Syed

October 7, 2015

s Halloween approaches, many children have started shopping for costumes.  More often than not, these children find themselves trapped within their parents’ boundaries. You have to choose a costume that I like.  I have to make sure your candy is safe.  You can only eat the ones that I tell you ...

Parking at HHS is a problem

Parking at HHS is a problem

Adam Reckamp

May 22, 2015

he parking at Huntley High School has gotten ridiculous. It has become an everyday occurrence for students to arrive at school, drive around the parking lot and find no parking spots. This issue is absolutely unacceptable but the school is not to blame. The reason behind the problem is students, pr...

Double lunch has its flaws

Double lunch has its flaws

Camille Paddock

May 21, 2015

he bell rings, signaling the end of fourth hour. I walk out the door of my math classroom and go as fast as I can through the hall to get to lunch, hoping I can get a table with enough chairs. Most days I am successful, but there are some days I end up eating my lunch on the floor, which is definitely no...

Driver’s ed needs to have more cars available

Driver’s ed needs to have more cars available

Haylie Larson

May 12, 2015

ver 2,750 students fill the halls of Huntley high school, about a quarter of them sophomores. As required by state, these students are put into driver’s education classes. If old enough, freshmen can jump in, but only outside of school. Huntley has its rules. “I feel like they teach us a lot mo...

The dangers of paying college athletes

The dangers of paying college athletes

Kyle Sommerfield

April 22, 2014

The Northwestern football team has shaken up the world of college sports.  On March 26, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that the team’s players have the right to unionize.  The unionization movement, led by former quarterback Kain Colter, has been ongoing for some time now and will likely remain a controversial topic for a while. If the team...

Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

Going to the movies, a waste of money and time

Megan Wilson

April 20, 2014

Anything  actually worth seeing during opening weekend is normally sold-out before you even arrive at the theater.  So, Fandango is the only way to go if you even remotely want to try seeing a movie.  After taxes and Fandango's courtesy fee, you spend $14 on a ticket before even stepping foot into...

A time for tolerance

A time for tolerance

Holly Baldacci

March 11, 2014

In a world of constant hustle and bustle, it can be hard to slow down and really appreciate the people around you. Throughout my time in high school, I’ve observed a lot of great social interactions where people are accepting and even appreciative of others. Unfortunately, I’ve also observed a lot...

Apples to Humanity

Apples to Humanity

Jaclyn Polit

February 28, 2014

What is fascinating? Peanuts, music, beach balls, or mushrooms? According to my friend, mushrooms are. How was such a conclusion made? With the help of the classic card game, Apples to Apples, of course. How it is played is a green card with an adjective is placed face up in the middle of the table. ...

Olympics for the win

Olympics for the win

Adam Reckamp

February 27, 2014

During the summer of 2012 in London, England, more than 10,000 of the worlds best athletes from 204 different nations gathered together to compete at the worlds stage, the Olympics. The Olympics are the single greatest sporting event in the world.They include more athletes, more countries, more competit...

Coca-Cola on diversity

Coca-Cola on diversity

Rachel Brands

February 27, 2014

Coca-Cola recently released a commercial entitled "It's Beautiful" that has caused an uproar among Americans on Twitter. The commercial included images of everyday American families while "America the Beautiful" was sung in the background in order to advertise Coke products. If you ask me, the commercial...

Embracing the geek

Embracing the geek

Angelica Cataldo

February 27, 2014

There has not been a more over-used plot line than that of the “nerdy” underdog that saves the day and gets the girl or guy. The “underdog” story’s popularity has opened the doors, and has improved social norms that bring the terms “nerdy” and “geeky” to an entirely new level. Rather...

A Frozen Super Bowl

A Frozen Super Bowl

Kyle Sommerfield

January 31, 2014

Super Bowl XLVIII was almost perfect.  The Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos are the two best teams in football, Peyton Manning is looking to rewrite his playoff legacy, and the Seahawks have the loudest fans in all of sports.  Then there’s the venue:  MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. MetLife...

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