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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