Reaching higher education

Reaching higher education

Gloria Korpas, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2015
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President Barack Obama recently announced America's College Promise: a proposal to make the first two years of community college free to any student who attends at least half-time and maintains a 2.5 GPA. In a video released by the White House on Jan. 9, the president explained that education is “key... Read more »

School cancelled Feb. 2 due to excessive snowfall

School cancelled Feb. 2 due to excessive snowfall

Sharon Pan, Online Managing Editor
February 1, 2015
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Because of heavy snow and dangerous road conditions, District 203 officials have announced school is canceled for Monday, Feb. 2. Blizzard warnings are effective until midnight on Monday. Around 10-16 inches of snow are expected to accumulate. School is expected to continue on Tues. Feb. 3.

Cornel West visits Pfeiffer Hall, speaks on Martin Luther King’s legacy

Cornel West visits Pfeiffer Hall, speaks on Martin Luther King’s legacy

Gloria Korpas, Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2015
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North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall was buzzing with activity on Friday, Jan. 23. Looking around, one could spot college students—pen and paper in hand. The large audience was ready to hear Cornel West—keynote speaker at North Central College's Martin Luther King Jr. week—honor the life and legacy... Read more »

“The Interview” released in select local theaters

“The Interview” released in select local theaters

Alison Pfaff, News Editor
January 8, 2015
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No school again on Thurs. Jan. 8

No school again on Thurs. Jan. 8

Sharon Pan, Online Managing Editor
January 7, 2015
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There will be no school tomorrow Jan. 8, according to District 203. This is the second day in a row school has been cancelled due to extreme weather. According to weather.com, there is a wind chill advisory, which will last until 12 p.m. on Thursday. Wind chills are predicted to be 25-30 degrees below... Read more »

School cancelled for Jan. 7, due to cold weather

School cancelled for Jan. 7, due to cold weather

Sharon Pan, Online Managing Editor
January 6, 2015
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Proposed changes for education funding in Illinois will affect District 203

Proposed changes for education funding in Illinois will affect District 203

Gloria Korpas, Editor-in-Chief
December 20, 2014
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Senate Bill 16, also known as the School Funding Reform Act of 2014, passed the Illinois Senate on May 27 and is awaiting further consideration in the House of the Illinois General Assembly. This bill seeks to fix Illinois' current funding for public education. According... Read more »

Tompkins’ class carol for students, Communications Arts staff

Tompkins’ class carol for students, Communications Arts staff

Freya Sonnichsen, Staff Photographer
December 19, 2014
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“How much can you really learn the last [day] before finals anyway?” said English Teacher Dan Tompkins, after Christmas caroling around the Communication Arts department with his seventh period English class. Tompkins took a new approach to last minute cramming by incorporating the holiday season... Read more »

“Positive Post-Its” displayed on lockers

“Positive Post-Its” displayed on lockers

Lexi Haskell, Staff Writer
December 17, 2014
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On the week of Dec.8 through Dec. 12, Naperville Central students arrived to find kind notes on their lockers. This is part of (Be)3’s anti-bullying campaign.... Read more »