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Senator Bernie Sanders was the front-runner for the Democratic nominee for president. Almost overnight, his campaign collapsed.

Analysis: Why Sanders had to suspend his campaign

Marco Rivero April 10, 2020

Inside a crowded venue in the middle of Navy Pier, over 12,000 people were gathered to celebrate the start of a campaign. Every few seconds, the crowd erupted in cheers as campaign surrogates and local...

Teenagers must take COVID-19 seriously and understand the precautions necessary to keep the community safe

Teenagers must take COVID-19 seriously and understand the precautions necessary to keep the community safe

Brandt Ward March 19, 2020

With the closings of school and most extracurricular activities, a lot of students and their guardians are upset.  It is disappointing that the Class of 2020 is going to be missing out on a lot of senior...

The United States House of Representatives voted to make lynching a federal hate crime.

The recognition of lynching as a federal hate crime is long overdue

Jada Jones and Cache Merriweather March 12, 2020

James Byrd, Yusef Hawkins, James Chaney, Frank Morris, Emmett Till, Michael Griffith. These are all black males who have died in the last 40 years due to lynching. They died because they were either whistling...

Election Update: Biden sweeps Super Tuesday as failing markets threaten Trumps reelection

Election Update: Biden sweeps Super Tuesday as failing markets threaten Trump’s reelection

Marco Rivero March 6, 2020

The Biden Surge Following terrible performances in all three early primary states, former vice-president Joe Biden has managed to stage a political comeback. Just 72 hours before Super Tuesday every...

The case for increased awareness about maladaptive daydreaming

The case for increased awareness about maladaptive daydreaming

Brandt Ward, Perspectives Editor March 5, 2020

Imagine sitting in class, being unable to pay attention because you are daydreaming. This is a normal occurrence and usually does not indicate anything out of the ordinary. However, this happens quite...

The Coronavirus has caused a tsumani of xenophobia against Asians.

The Coronavirus: Living in a society of xenophobia

Cache Merriweather, Perspectives Reporter March 4, 2020

On a Los Angeles subway, Tanny Jiraprapasuke, a Thai American, was verbally harassed by a man ranting to her about the coronavirus.  Business in Houston’s Chinatown has declined immensely due to...

Goop is slammed with bad reviews the day of its release on Jan 24.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s “The Goop Lab” Beautifully Explores Alternative Medicine

Sharika Majeti, Perspectives Writer February 13, 2020

The Goop Lab is a documentary series that currently has one season. It came out at the end of January as a Netflix Original show. The series is hosted by Gwyneth Paltrow and the Goop team. Goop is described...

Democratic rivals face off as Trump continues to gain momentum.

Election Update: Sanders and Buttigieg tie, while Trump surges nationwide

Marco Rivero February 11, 2020

Iowa Disaster The Iowa Caucus was an absolute disaster for the Iowa Democratic Party and remains a highly controversial caucus. Following trouble in several precincts across Iowa due to an app that...

Northern Illinois University is rolling out a new admissions standard for Illinois students.

NIU’s new ‘test-blind’ policy is a refreshing change to an otherwise straightforward system

Cache Merriweather February 10, 2020

Northern Illinois University has announced that it will be eliminating the use of standardized test scores in its general admission and merit scholarship decision as of Jan. 29. This policy will begin...

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