The Voice

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”

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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...

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

U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama give out treats to children on the South Lawn of the White House, Oct. 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed local children and children of military families to trick-or-treat for Halloween. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

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

Kain Colter is the leader of the Northwestern football team's unionization movement.  (MCT Campus)

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

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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

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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

Bobsledding at the Winter Olympics (Courtesy of MCT Campus)

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...