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Inside the Second Amendment

Riddhi Andurkar, Managing Editor

November 16, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Rendezvous with Riddhi

Dec. 14, 2012: A 20-year-old man entered Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. and killed 26 students and faculty. Dec. 2, 2015: A couple entered a holiday party at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif. and opened fire. Fourteen were killed and 22 were injured. June 12, 2016: A 29-year-old American-...

High school students are too old to celebrate Halloween

High school students are too old to celebrate Halloween

Jasmine Zhang, Correspondent

October 30, 2017

Filed under Opinions

One of the most recognizable customs of Halloween is trick-or-treating. The fact that having a costume ...

High school students should be allowed to celebrate Halloween

High school students should be allowed to celebrate Halloween

October 30, 2017

The delight of obtaining sweets from strangers every Oct. 31 is a memory treasured by most. And really, ...

Students were right: Confederate flag had to go

Students were right: Confederate flag had to go

October 7, 2017

For the first time, students in Jane Thompson’s U.S. History classes vetoed the option to...

No: fidget spinners nothing more than toys

No: fidget spinners nothing more than toys

October 6, 2017

The first semester of the 2017-18 school year is now in full swing and students are begging...

Yes: fidget spinners effective to certain extent, if not treated as toys

Yes: fidget spinners effective to certain extent, if not treated as toys

October 5, 2017

A few months ago, a fidget spinner craze swept across America. They’d become so popular that...

Wonder Woman film inspires, encourages females

Wonder Woman film inspires, encourages females

June 11, 2017

A little more than a week ago, Wonder Woman released in theaters nationwide. This film tells the story of a ...

So you want to be an assassin?

Sasha Fenton, Online Managing Editor

May 29, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sasha-nomics

Naperville Central’s Assassins 2017 competition is coming to its end. To be quite frank, I could not give you a play by play record of who killed who or who is even still alive, and for the most part I am certain that most seniors would admit the same. For some, it was a month-long fight to the bitter end....

Cursive in a postmodern world

Cursive in a postmodern world

May 23, 2017

The Illinois State Legislature recently signed into law a bill that requires cursive to be taught at...

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