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Brexit continues to delay as the UK sinks deeper into trouble

Brexit continues to delay as the UK sinks deeper into trouble

Marco Rivero

November 4, 2019

On Nov. 6, the British Parliament will officially dissolve ahead of an incoming election on Dec. 12. This is the latest news out of the three grueling years since the 2016 Brexit referendum. Since the British people voted to leave the EU, Britain has gone through two elections, three prime ministers, and coun...

Banning drive-thrus to fight societal problems is irrational

Banning drive-thrus to fight societal problems is irrational

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Reporter

October 31, 2019

Society has many problems, including climate change. Consistently, people have been trying to prevent further problems, but how do various cities think they can help? By banning the world’s drive-thrus. Many states have adopted similar bans on fast-food windows as they attempt to reduce carbon emi...

Petitions to change the date of Halloween gain traction

Petitions to change the date of Halloween gain traction

Cache Merriweather and Paige Friedlander

October 31, 2019

Halloween: a day of costumes, cobwebs, and candy; the holiday traditionally takes place on Oct.31. However, some people are trying to change the day on which Halloween is celebrated. The Halloween and Costume Association has created a Change.org petition to promote moving the spooky holiday to the last ...

Podcast: NBA Power Rankings review 2019-2020

Podcast: NBA Power Rankings review 2019-2020

Sports Reporters

October 23, 2019

The overbearing stigma around the College of DuPage

The overbearing stigma around the College of DuPage

Cache Merriweather, Perspectives Reporter

October 22, 2019

As high school students, the decision of a lifetime has to be made before graduating. Choosing a college or university to go to for the next two to eight years is a choice that can take months or even years. It is a lot of deep thinking and research in what works for you, however, many students are disr...

Progressives shine in the fourth Democratic Debate

Progressives shine in the fourth Democratic Debate

Marco Rivero

October 16, 2019

The fourth Democratic Debate, jointly hosted by CNN and the New York Times, was the most significant debate so far. The stakes were high for the 12 qualifying candidates as many hoped to either get a second wind on their performance or rise to the top of the pack. For some, this debate will serve as...

Letter to the Editor: Eating in the library

Letter to the Editor: Eating in the library

Abbey Nemcher, Guest Writer

October 9, 2019

To eat or not to eat, that is the question. As students we are forced to ask if we want a quiet environment or to eat. Students being prohibited from eating in the library is inhumane and takes away from a students capability to accomplish work during the day.  As a student who frequents the library durin...

The Expectation of Formality is Inhibiting

The Expectation of Formality is Inhibiting

Sharika Majeti

October 9, 2019

Formality is the barrier to real human connection. Plain and simple. I think we all realize it, but how do we collectively change it? The truth is, I don’t really know. It’s extremely challenging to change the ways of society as a whole. I spend a huge chunk of my existence thinking and thinking...

Mattel’s gender neutral dolls are a stepping stone in the toy industry

Mattel’s gender neutral dolls are a stepping stone in the toy industry

Cache Merriweather

October 4, 2019

Mattel, the creators of the Barbie doll, has released a new doll that lets kids choose the gender of their toy. The doll is fully customizable and gender neutral, creating a doll that can either be a boy, a girl, neither or both. After years of manufacturing and promoting the traditional female image fo...

Ameer Vann’s EMMANUEL is a mixed album with a mixed reception

Ameer Vann’s EMMANUEL is a mixed album with a mixed reception

Harrison Linden and Noelle Pryor

October 2, 2019

Ameer Vann has returned to the media after a 2-year hiatus from the online world. His revival started with an online post, where he stands below an advertisement for a solo album called “EMMANUEL”. Whether or not you like Ameer Vann, it is hard to refute his talent as a rapper. Ameer Vann is a fo...

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