Tweet about Kobe’s Complicated Legacy Insensitive, Inflammatory

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 6, 2020

  With great power comes great resonsibility. Washington Post reporter Felicia Sonmez igonored that principle when she tweeted about rape accusations from 2003 against basketball star Kobe Bryant merely hours after he, h...

House Republicans Flounder Amidst Trump Impeachment

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor In Chief

February 6, 2020

It’s been three months since the Trump impeachment inquiry began, and oh boy has it been a roller coaster, if the roller coaster was on fire and the media was on fire and oops everything is on fire. Don’t get it twisted,...

We Need to Cool it with all the Snow Days

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

Recently EHS has faced a lot of upsets regarding snow days. Let’s face it, we’re all tired teenagers, and an unexpected day off is nice every once in a while. What isn’t nice however is a day working when it had been essentially...

Legal Marijuana Positively Impacts Illinois Residents

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

January 30, 2020

The new year brought many resolutions but for Illinois it brought legalized weed. Marijuana has been legal for almost a month in Illinois and its effects aren’t exactly clear. Legalization brought in $3.2 million in the...

Students to Leave School Early to Vote

January 30, 2020

Illinois high school students are now able to leave school to vote. Governor JB Pritzker signed the legislation on Jan. 23. Students from Thornton Fractional North and South high school first presented the idea to state Senator...

The Democrats Need to Stop the Unfriendly Fire

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

In any race, it’s imperative that the second and third place competitors not turn on each other, lest the frontrunner find their lead larger than ever. Senators Warren and Sanders, however, did not heed this advice. During...

The ‘Tampon Tax’ Must be Abolished, Period

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2020

  By passing Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia’s bill AB31, California has repealed its luxury sales tax, known as the “tampon tax,” on menstrual hygiene products as of Jan. 1, 2020, ABC reported.  Yes, you read th...

Australian Prime Minister Flounders Amidst Rising Crisis

Lauren Johnson, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

The most primitive fact of geography is this: winter in the West translates to summer in the East. The poor Aussies need not be reminded that they’re in summer. Maybe that has to do with the fact that Australia is ablaze—and...

Trump Fails to Present Perfect Front

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2020

It’s no secret the serious damage Trump has done to the United States. But his supremely negative impact on foreign policy isn’t talked about with the frequency of his other failures. The most recent and frankly, terrifying...

Bloomberg May Have the Best Gun Policies

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

January 9, 2020

As I have written in the past, a red-flag gun policy is the closest thing to a ‘best of both worlds’ answer to the still ongoing gun debate. Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s support of red-flag policies caught...

John Bolton’s Testimony Won’t be Enough

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor In Chief

January 9, 2020

In a statement issued on Monday, Jan. 6, former National Security Advisor John Bolton said that he would testify at the Trump impeachment trial should the Senate move to subpoena him. A quick move to push republican Senate sentiment...

Michael Bloomberg Enters Race

Lauren Johnson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2019

The past few weeks offered us a new face in the race for president; businessman and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg. And lord knows we need another Caucasian, male billionaire who thinks he can run this god-forsaken...

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