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Caitlyn holds courage despite opposition

Caitlyn holds courage despite opposition

MeteaMed July 25, 2015

It has been quite the summer for the LGBTQ+ community. Its issues have been emphasized more than ever, as their march towards acquiring civil liberties becomes a reality. One woman has a lot to say for...

Confederate flag: Racist or prideful?

Confederate flag: Racist or prideful?

MeteaMed July 7, 2015

Needless to say, it has been a tough couple of weeks for some of our friends south of the Mason-Dixon line. From the recent Supreme Court ruling to the extended absence of college football, things have...

Mayweather-Pacquiao raises awareness of domestic violence with professional athletes

Mayweather-Pacquiao raises awareness of domestic violence with professional athletes

meteamed May 19, 2015

During the weeks before the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao match, as millions waited in anticipation of what was hyped up to be the biggest boxing match in history, the National Domestic Violence Hotline reported...

Exam Selection

PARCC presents the problem with points

meteamed May 13, 2015

Juniors took, or rather endured, the final Language Arts assessment of the new, pilot online standardized test, the PARCC, on April 28. I put emphasis on "pilot," because many students chose not to...

Theatre takes heart in a successful first operetta

Theatre ‘takes heart’ in a successful first operetta

meteamed May 6, 2015

Last weekend, MV Theatre presented its production of “Pirates of Penzance,” sailing into new waters with its first-ever operetta. Directed by Jay Fontanetta and Nathan Bramstedt, the spring musical...

Referee Kenny Bayless separates Manny Pacquiao, from the Philippines, left, and Floyd Mayweather Jr., during their welterweight title fight on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

It’s unanimous: Mayweather-Pacquiao reveals boxing’s demise

meteamed May 4, 2015

As the dust settled Saturday night, unbeaten Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. stood alone as the unanimous, conclusive winner of HBO and Showtime’s supposed “fight of the century” by defeating Filipino...

Students express frustration due to lack of communication from district

Students express frustration due to lack of communication from district

meteamed February 19, 2015

Last night, with the record-high, frigid February temperatures drifting in for this Thursday morning, school districts across Illinois made the decision to close schools due to wind chills dropping temperatures...

Political correctness matters in modern society

meteamed February 9, 2015

As our generation explores the use of technology and communication, we are exposed to others’ opinions and beliefs. We learn the new studies of sexes, genders, and identities. As we come into experience...

Double standards within school dances prevent success of Turnabout

Double standards within school dances prevent success of Turnabout

meteamed January 30, 2015

It seems that almost months before Homecoming guys are bombarded with the pressures of what should be a fun, semi-formal dance. First, we have to propose to our date in a creative way; A Homecoming proposal...

Community service requirements impacts many

meteamed November 19, 2014

At least one time in our four years of high school, students hear something about community service. The biggest event that Metea holds is the Kicking Hunger with Robby Gould Food Drive. It is always encouraged...

New generation of voters influenced by education

meteamed November 13, 2014

The new generation of voters used their political and social knowledge to make their impact on the polls this year. The republicans lead the election with a 5% increase over the democrats, putting Bruce...

Stereotypes prove to be a part of human culture

meteamed November 5, 2014

Disapproval of prejudice is seen in all forms of media everywhere around us students. We hear the hate towards prejudice from celebrities, classes, and in the conversations of surrounding people. So what...

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