How to remain positive in the age of negativity

Emma Crnich, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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The alarm clock threatens you with rage to scramble out of your warm and cozy bed. Another Monday, another bland routine, another math test; and another day of feeling drowsy. The fog outside of your bedroom window has sneakily...

Acts do matter

Ruth Cherian, Staff Writter

November 10, 2017

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The Golden Rule, ”Do unto others as you would have them do unto you,” has always fascinated me. This sentiment is the key to a world filled with love and peace. Questions do arise regarding a life of joy and happiness when...

Debate about it: DACA and immigration in the U.S

Ayyan Chaudhry, Opinions Editor

November 10, 2017

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“Let’s build a wall”: a sentiment which has caused controversy through the presidential election and the current day. “President” Donald Trump’s hardline stance on immigration has led to public outcry and many protests;...

Debate about it: DACA and immigration in the U.S

James Hughes, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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The current role of the United States is to set a precedent for its allies on certain key issues. A multitude of conflicts arise from this, as allies and unions are split on the matter of open immigration. With the legitimacy...

Chicago: The wildcard of the Midwest, and my favorite city

Maura Hanley, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

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If you know me, you know I’m notorious for complaining about Illinois. I complain about how there’s nothing to do, and how the corn outnumbers the people three million to one, and how if we ever want to do anything we have...

US Election: Super Tuesday favors not-so-super candidates

David Gleisner, Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2016

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Well, it’s looking like the majority of voters will be left to pick between one of two people they very much dislike this November. Despite hopeful surges from either side, it is beginning to look more and more like the presidential...

The Missing Element: Why Kids Are really Bored In School

Ciara Newman, Staff Writer

March 29, 2016

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American kids spend about 14,000 hours of their childhood in school. That’s six hours a day for 180 days per year (the minimum amount of days required to be in school), multiplied by all the grade levels to possibly go through—from...

One student’s opinion: Are our advisories too restrictive?

Viktor Milosavljević, Opinions Editor

March 29, 2016

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Students at Sandburg know advisory as “second hour”--a place where homework can be completed, tests and quizzes can be made up, and, most importantly, extra and often much needed help can be sought from teachers. While some...

My Force has awoken: Thoughts on the newest Star Wars film

Liz Kang, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

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What is the hype about Star Wars: The Force Awakens? In my sixteen years of living, I have never seen any of the Star Wars movies. I was never exposed to it by family members and the movies did not really appeal to me because...

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