President Trump’s Revolving Door of Staff Must Eventually Shut

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

  It’s often difficult to distinguish between a circus and President Trump’s administration, especially after the contemptuous departure of his third national security adviser last week. Was John Bolton fired? Did...

Are EHS’s Boujee Fees Necessary?

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

September 12, 2019

Are the annual fees at EHS worth the tears of students’ crying wallets? From a $175 parking pass to the cost of gym locks, EHS is racking up dough from unnecessary expenses spewing from the pockets of students and parents. At...

The Cleveland Clowns Are the NFL’s Worst Bet

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

September 12, 2019

If you’ve kept up with the NFL offseason at all, you’ve surely heard the obnoxious hype over the Cleveland Browns. The Browns made a huge splash back in March when trading for receiver Odell Beckham Jr., and their fans...

Trump’s Border Wall Continues to Eat up the Budget

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

I can give you many reasons why Trump’s Mexican border wall is a waste of money and labor. But I don’t need to go into those details. Thanks to a new document released by the Pentagon,  we just got another 127 reasons. Back...

Marijuana Legalization Is Beneficial

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Five dispensaries in Illinois will be licensed to sell recreational marijuana to people 21 years and older starting Jan. 1.  While marijuana is endlessly controversial, its legalization is a positive change in Illinois state law. The five...

Trump Just Might Have His Sci-Fi Fantasy: Space Force Awaits Congressional Approval

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

September 10, 2019

Usually when you hear the phrase “Space Force” your first thought is of some intergalactic, laser-firing squad enforcing space laws on aliens. You wouldn't expect this idea to be associated with the US Military. According...

Bantering Students Lose Sight of Senior Group Chat’s Purpose

Lauren Johnson, Views Editor

September 5, 2019

We’ve all heard tales of the late, great senior group chat of 2019 with its major controversies escalating into Twitter wars and even lifelong grudges. But is class of 2020 going to be any better than last year’s graduates? ...

Voting Opportunities Open up for Those Awaiting Trial

Jack Pifer, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill improving voter education for those awaiting trial. This bill, passed just months before the 2020 elections, takes immediate effect. The US legal system maintains a view of “innocent...

Trump’s Rants Have Gone Too Far

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

As a nation, we have grown accustomed to our president’s seemingly unstable rants. However, his most recent comments about Democratic Jewish Americans being “either misinformed or disloyal”  clearly show his biases, and...

Red Flag Gun Laws Offer The Best of Both Worlds

Jack Pifer, Staff Writer

August 22, 2019

Gun laws have been the center of debate throughout the country in the 18 months following the Parkland shooting. Illinois is no different. The addition of the Red Flag law, also known as the Firearms Restraining Order Act,...

EHS Parking: The Issue That Never Gets Better

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

August 22, 2019

With the new school year having started, there are many things high school students dread, for instance, homework and getting up early. While those are plausible things to hate, there is one thing I wasn’t looking forward to...

Why Capital Punishment Should Be Abolished

Jacqueline glenn, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

The Constitution promises every American citizen the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But not everyone is guaranteed to enjoy those freedoms. Despite its founding laws, American prisons executed...

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