Trump’s Severe Mishandling of COVID-19 is Concerning

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

Watching Trump talk about the coronavirus in the many press releases that have aired since the virus has hit the U.S. is scarily similar to watching a kid give a book report on a book they have not read: ignorance and limited...

Should Bernie Stay in the Race?

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-In-Chief

March 26, 2020

Fight to the bitter end. It’s been a rallying cry of political campaigns for generations, and just as we invoked it in 2016, the time has come to ask an important question. Should Bernie drop out of the race? As a long time Sanders su...

COVID-19 Cancellations Crucial

COVID-19 Cancellations Crucial

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2020

Bloomberg’s Billions Couldn’t Buy The White House

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

America should breathe a sigh of relief right now. Mike Bloomberg, the billionaire with a history of racism and sexism, has ended his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination after winning only the American Samoa on Supe...

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...

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