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South’s foreign language opportunities valuable, rewarding

Leah Dunne, co- editor in chief

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

In a day and age when face-to-face communication can sometimes feel sparse and even obsolete, one may ask themselves ‘why is it necessary to learn how to communicate with others in language other than my own?’ Well, learni...

Identity threatened by antisemitism

Eliza Schloss, co-features editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

I have a firm stance on my Jew-ish identity. Though my ties to the religion aren’t very strong, I do commonly reflect on the past like many Jews do. During our study of WWII last year in my history class, I was remind...

Chance alters perception of fame

Aidan Graham, asst. features editor

October 6, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Before you knew him, Chancellor Bennett was just another kid from West Chatham on Chicago’s notorious South Side: known for high rates of crime, gang violence and poverty. It is from this unlikely place that Chance the Rapper...

When streaks and red hearts take over: a Snapchat reflection

Gabby Zabat, Columnist

June 13, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Web Exclusives

“Don’t forget class, your homework is to….” By this point my entire class has checked out, quickly zipping up their backpacks and obnoxiously checking the hundreds of notifications they received in the last 90 minutes. ...

Balancing expectations, passions necessary

Sharon Kim, columnist

May 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

“It’s your life - you should do what you want to do.” Thank you, brave 9th generation Caucasian organism, for those enlightening words. I can see the light now: everything seems so simple. I can just go ahead and do what...

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