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Controversial control: power lies in hands of women

Rose Nash, columnist

May 4, 2012

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Sex. The word you never want to hear your parents say. The word that makes you cringe when your teacher says it. It’s the word that’s passed through scandalous hallway gossip like wildfire. We’ve learned a lot throughout...

Celebrity obsession: fan or fanatic?

Rosie Nash, columnist

March 29, 2012

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Whenever the light shines on my once pure white bedroom walls, I think about how tacky they look with old sticky tape marks blotched all over them. Those tape marks once held mega-sized posters of top-chart celebrities anywher...

Sons of Perdition

Emma Sailer, asst. opinions editor

March 22, 2012

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The term polygamy sparks discomfort from most in mainstream society. It’s hard to imagine that people who believe marriage should be shared between more than two partners have anything in common with our culture. Sons of ...

New NBC crime drama ‘Awake’ns with unique twist

Emma Sailer, asst. opinions editor

March 22, 2012

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Pinch me, I’m dreaming. It seems silly when you really think about it. There’s this feeling you have when you’re experiencing reality and it doesn’t require a pinch to confirm. But what if that feeling was your eve...

Colleges disappoint in preparing for society’s modern needs

Faith Savaiano, co-opinions editor

March 22, 2012

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Why the hell do we go to college? Of course there is always the noble (and mildly dishonest) minority that say the purpose of higher learning institutions is to gain an education that will enrich our lives. But the majority...

3D next logical step in movie-watching experience

Chris Altonji, columnist

March 22, 2012

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“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” has become a common phrase in the last few years, but do the three R’s only apply to garbage? Studios have always tried recycling their tried-and-true characters in sequels, but the more recent...

The September Issue

Khishigdelger Ganbold, co-opinions editor

March 22, 2012

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Drenched in designer duds ranging from a Louis Vuitton skullcap to a jewel-encrusted vintage Piaget “tennis watch”, André Leon Talley, contributing editor for Vogue magazine, embodies the notorious side of fashion, a side w...

Sports traditions bring unification, not intimidation

Thomas Pollick, columnist

March 22, 2012

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A few weeks out of the year you’ll find that it’s incredibly easy to spot me in the hallways. It occurs in mid to late February, before the State swimming meet. My hair becomes bleached a light yellow that can hurt your eyes...

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Zach Van Epps, columnist

March 22, 2012

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A documentary that will capture your interest is Exit Through the Gift Shop, a tale about the underground street art community. Directed by Banksy (a perpetually-masked street artist), Exit follows the life of Thierry Guetta (a...

Teenagers deserve harsh cop treatment

Claire Fisher, columnist

March 22, 2012

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The mission statement of the Police Department, according to the Glenview Police Department’s website, is to protect lives and property, enforce the law and keep the peace. But is this peace accomplished at the price of justice...

Cudi’s duo album WZRD falls short of ‘rock’

Brad Lanphere, columnist

March 22, 2012

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After the releases of Man on The Moon I and II in 2009 and 2010, most Kid Cudi fans expected the third installment of the Man on The Moon saga to be near. What they didn’t expect was what Cudi came out with on Feb. 28. Cu...

Teachers take note: respect affects mutually

Bailey Monte, co-web editor

March 22, 2012

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Teens may be self-centered, entitled and obnoxious at times, but they do not, by any means, lack feelings. This is a fact that some teachers seem to forget. Embarrassing students and making them feel stupid, singling students...

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