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The government selectively banning vices is creating a moral debate

The government selectively banning vices is creating a moral debate

Marco Rivero

September 24, 2019

Over the past few weeks, the national conversation has shifted thanks to the Trump administrations’ perusal of banning flavored e-cigarettes. State legislators across the country have also taken steps to ban e-cigarettes, including Illinois. What this led to is a national conversation focused around the...

The Ongoing Outbreak of Vaping

The Ongoing Outbreak of Vaping

Katrina Viloria

September 18, 2019

If it was not already obvious, e-cigarettes have been everywhere. Schools, gas stations, stores, and basically anywhere filled with people. Although for the state of Michigan, flavored e-cigarettes are no longer allowed as of Sept. 4. San Francisco was also the first major city in the United States to ba...

Streaming services begin to overpower cable TV subscriptions

Streaming services begin to overpower cable TV subscriptions

Cache Merriweather, Perspectives Reporter

September 17, 2019

In the past few years, “cord-cutting” has become a popular term in the United States. The term refers to getting rid of cable TV subscriptions upon the realization that video streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime cost less money. Cord-cutting has not been a major issue for cabl...

Metea’s Astrology Podcast

Metea’s Astrology Podcast

Perspectives

September 13, 2019

The third Democratic debate shows weakness in the Democratic party

The third Democratic debate shows weakness in the Democratic party

Marco Rivero

September 12, 2019

The third Democratic debate hosted by ABC ran for a grueling three hours on Thursday night. In those three hours, the Demoratic candidates battled back and forth as the centrist and progressive wings of the parties clashed with full force. Who were the winners and losers of the longest debate of the pr...

‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ shows a new side of Post Malone that’s entertaining for all

‘Hollywood’s Bleeding’ shows a new side of Post Malone that’s entertaining for all

Elena Buscher

September 10, 2019

After four Grammy nominations, two American Music Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and one MTV Video Music Award, you could say singer and songwriter Post Malone has made quite a name for himself. His two previous albums “Stoney” and “Beerbongs & Bentleys” made everyone turn their heads...

Trump’s recession: How tax cuts saved and ruined the American economy

Trump’s recession: How tax cuts saved and ruined the American economy

Marco Rivero

September 4, 2019

Ann Pettifor, a European based economist, published a prediction in 2006. In her published essay, she warned the people of the developed world that a massive economic crisis would happen within a few years of her publishing the prediction. No one took notice, CEOs got on TV shows and assured the peo...

The Amazon burns, along with hope for the future

The Amazon burns, along with hope for the future

Sharika Majeti, Perspectives Reporter

August 29, 2019

It’s strange. Sometimes it takes forever to realize something so evident. After thousands of square kilometers of rainforest land burns, it’s an eye-opener as to how much the planet has been damaged and the harmful things humans do unintentionally and intentionally to the environment. Of course, ...

American LGBTQ history being taught at Illinois public schools could create a safer environment for students

American LGBTQ history being taught at Illinois public schools could create a safer environment for students

Cache Merriweather, Perspectives Reporter

August 27, 2019

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 246, known as the Inclusive Curriculum Law on Aug. 9, 2019. This bill will require Illinois public schools to “include a study of the roles and contributions of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the history of this country and this State...

Illinois passes the Reproductive Health Act while other states continue fighting Roe v. Wade

Illinois passes the Reproductive Health Act while other states continue fighting Roe v. Wade

Myra Bajwa

May 30, 2019

The Illinois house recently passed the Reproductive Health Act, which both repeals outdated, unconstitutional reproductive laws and enacts the Illinois Reproductive Health Act (IRHA). The IRHA gives individuals the right to make their own decisions about their reproductive health with limited government ...

Metea Editorial Album Review Podcast

Metea Editorial Album Review Podcast

Bella Myers

May 30, 2019

Credits to: Marco Rivero, Bella Myers, and Alexandra Guckel for preparing the second podcast this year.  These future editors reflect on some popular albums that came out in 2019.

The College Board’s new ‘Adversity Score’ is a concerning attempt to fix a broken system

The College Board’s new ‘Adversity Score’ is a concerning attempt to fix a broken system

Marco Rivero

May 29, 2019

The College Board recently announced a new addition to their score reporting system in order to provide context to the scores of students. This system has been labeled as the “adversity score” by the media but the college board prefers to call it the Environmental Context Dashboard. This new sco...

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