Photo Credit: Fox 8 Jesus Cortez - Staff Writer Daylight saving time made its yearly return in Illinois this past Sunday at 2 a.m. While we have lost an hour of sleep, in return, we will now receive longer sunny afternoons. Many people enjoy having an earlier sunrise and a later sunset. However, many also … Continue reading Keep or Kick Daylight Saving Time?
Sowghandhi Umashankar - Guest Writer Many students are probably concerned about the safety of the COVID vaccine. This vaccine works differently than other vaccines such as the influenza vaccine. Should students get the COVID vaccine or not? The answer depends on how safe the vaccine is. Currently, the coronavirus vaccine is being given to healthcare … Continue reading Coronavirus Vaccine: Is It Safe?
Photo Credit: AP Evan Vucci Jesus Cortez - Staff Writer President Joe Biden signed an executive order pushing back student loan payments to Sept.30, according to Nerdwallet. Biden has also proposed loan relief that would cancel $10,000 of student loan debt for all federal borrowers. “A $10,000 loan forgiveness would be beneficial to many students,” … Continue reading Student Loan Forgiveness: How will it Impact us?
Photo Credit: themarylhurstschoo.org Sanampreet Kaur Bhullar - Staff Writer With the Fall semester nearing the end, and finals coming up soon, many of us have already started planning out our Winter breaks. Whether your break is filled with studying, working, or simply relaxing, there’s always a need to take time off school and to focus … Continue reading Fun Things to do this Winter Break
Photo Credit: ben.edu Anna Fisher – Staff Writer The second-floor library is a quiet study space now. The practice rooms in Scholl play John Cage’s 4’ 33’ on repeat. The change to virtual space has meant changes in experience, and some students have concerns about what this semester has brought. “I get very upset about … Continue reading Residents and Reservations: The Semester in Review
Photo Credit: WBOY.com/news Kaitlyn Estopare - Staff Writer From the beginning of the Presidential campaigns, this election term has been hectic, to say the least. The presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have been battling head to head to secure the honor of being the President of the United States. Starting on Tuesday, November … Continue reading Claims of Voter Fraud
Photo Credit: Josh Fisher Esq. Anna Fisher - News/Perspectives Writer Don’t let the mire of politics or shoddy excuses keep you from voting. Below are some of the most common reasons students won’t vote and some reasons to reach beyond excuses. Confusion Perhaps you’re confused: you don’t know how and where to vote. You don’t … Continue reading Why Vote? 4 Common Excuses and Rebuttals
Photo Credit: cfgreateratlanta.org Sanampreet Kaur Bhullar - Perspectives Writer We live in disturbing times. While many of us might disagree on many political positions, it is crucial to admit that the times that we are living in are fraught with disagreement. It seems like, day after day, two political parties are in the midst of … Continue reading November 3rd Matters, Vote!