College: Does the decision come too soon?

Tyler Yakimisky, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

With turning 18 comes an avalanche of responsibilities. Some of these include the ability to vote, to serve on a jury, to buy a lottery ticket, to sign legal documents, to apply for a credit card and to buy a house. You are...

How to survive Valentine’s Day if you’re single

Hannah Stanley, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day-- the holiday that all of us single ladies and men look forward to every year. Celebrating a holiday for lovers makes those hesitant-relationship gurus feel a little left out, but there’s numerous ...

Partisan politics leads to unnecessary government shutdown

MacKenzie Stewart, News & Opinion Editor

February 25, 2019

Filed under Opinion

The U.S. is built on the principles of checks and balances, on the legislature being able to limit the power of the executive and vice versa. But what happens when these two sides collide and the result is a prolonged stalemate? W...

New year, new you: Make your resolutions stick this time

Maggie O'Donnell, Features Editor

February 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion

  Coming into the New Year, resolutions are made but not always executed like people would like. People may make goals that are difficult to achieve or make multi-step goals that can be hard to continue throughout the new...

Chaos, but not fraud, reigned in Florida midterms

Mackenzie Stewart, News Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The 2018 midterm elections have captivated millions of Americans across the country with new Democratic gains in the U.S. House of Representatives and in key state positions and with allegations of voter fraud. Notably, Democrat...

Christmas before December: How early is too early?

Hannah Stanley, Sports Editor

December 11, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Many love to get into the holiday spirit when Christmas season comes around, but often these celebrations occur far before the so-called ‘Christmas season.’ A great deal of people start celebrating Christmas just after Halloween,...

Two Strikes and you’re out: what happened to three?

Madison Parola, Co-editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The start of this school year was normal and enjoyable; many students went about their days following MHS rules about having hallway passes and showing IDs when entering and leaving the building. When the new assistant principal...

NYT dutifully publishes an insubordinate official

MacKenzie Stewart, News Editor

November 14, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In September, The New York Times published an opinion article titled “I Am Part of the Resistance inside the Trump Administration,” which was written by a senior official in the Trump administration. This official wrote about...

The press trumps the president

Editorial Board

September 25, 2018

Filed under Features, Opinion

On Aug. 16, 2018, about 350 newspapers across the country responded to President Trump’s attacks on the media by publishing their own editorials, an opinion article from the perspective of the newspaper’s editorial board,...

Catastrophic chain of crisis

Allison Nick, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Millions of news articles are published daily. Of these articles, the majority of them cover negative events. The “Breaking News” is often a report of a missing person or a violent attack instead of showing individuals influencing...

Mundelein has opportunity to teach students about impact of racism

Gianna Scibetta, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Letter from the editor In recent events at MHS, the topics of hate speech, racial slurs and discrimination have sparked talk between students, teachers and administration. After the surfacing of a video of a student committi...

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