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Jane Shiff

Jane Shiff

Jane is a senior and the graphics editor for the newspaper staff. This is her second year as staff for the newspaper. She enjoys drawing,knitting and anything to do with the arts.

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My body, my choice is a slogan used for fighting for abortion rights. We can not fully decide on whether or not abortion should be legal but, we can decide the accessibility to abortion.

[Photo] Opinion: Women should have access to safe abortions

Katrina Viloria, Online Editor-in-Chief
May 25, 2022

"My body, my choice" is a slogan used for fighting for abortion rights. We can not fully decide on whether or not abortion should be legal but, we can decide the accessibility to abortion.

The Kansas Jayhawks previously won a championship in 2008.

[Photo] Kansas wins the national championship following an unhinged month of March Madness

Tyler Perry, Copy Editor
April 12, 2022

The Kansas Jayhawks previously won a championship in 2008.

Autumn Zayas and Isabela Sanchez went on a social media cleanse for a week.

[Photo] Two students attempt to take a social media cleanse

Bela Sanchez and Autumn Zayas
April 7, 2022

Autumn Zayas and Isabela Sanchez went on a social media cleanse for a week.

GSA Club, a place where all are accepted

Jane Shiff and Olivia Gaziano
March 25, 2022

Gender Sexuality Alliances Club's next meeting is on 4/11 directly after school in room H201. GSA is a friendly environment where you will feel accepted immediately. If you have any questions regarding...

Citizens of Ukraine defend their country as Russia invades their territory.

[Photo] Month of war takes its toll

Christina Guckel and Sofia Jubraj
March 26, 2022

Citizens of Ukraine defend their country as Russia invades their territory.

Masks have been a highly controversial topic since the first mask mandate due to the coronavirus. Some students feel that masks hold big importance in keeping us safe, while others feel that they hold little importance.

[Photo] Podcast: Should masks be optional?

March 2, 2022

Masks have been a highly controversial topic since the first mask mandate due to the coronavirus. Some students feel that masks hold big importance in keeping us safe, while others feel that they hold...

Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist for medical drugs and plants trailblazing the way for Black scientists everywhere.

[Photo] Percy Lavon Julian: The chemist and entrepreneur

Tanmayi Sharat, News Reporter
March 2, 2022

Percy Lavon Julian was an American research chemist for medical drugs and plants trailblazing the way for Black scientists everywhere.

The Cincinnati Bengals, lead by quarterback Joe Burrow, locked horns with Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams for the Super Bowl 56.

[Photo] Super Bowl 56 slayed of tiger kings, anguish, and despair as the Los Angeles Rams win their second championship

Max Berglind, Sports Reporter
February 15, 2022

The Cincinnati Bengals, lead by quarterback Joe Burrow, locked horns with Matthew Stafford and the Los Angeles Rams for the Super Bowl 56.

Depop is an app where people can either sell or buy clothing. This can be harmful to the environment and low-income families.

[Photo] Second hand shopping holds a moral dilemma for shoppers

Isabela Sanchez, Perspective Editor
February 11, 2022

Depop is an app where people can either sell or buy clothing. This can be harmful to the environment and low-income families.

Local shooting causes families in the nearby area to shelter in place.

[Photo] Students unable to return home following Friday’s local shooting

Allison Davids, Headlines Reporter
February 10, 2022

Local shooting causes families in the nearby area to shelter in place.

The upcoming themes for spirit week.

[Photo] Upcoming spirit week themes

Allison Davids, Headlines reporter
February 7, 2022

The upcoming themes for spirit week.

Corporate feminism hit its peak after Sophia Amorusos book #GIRLBOSS became a New York Times Bestseller.

[Photo] Corporation feminism is not actual feminism

Isabela Sanchez, Perspectives Editor
January 26, 2022

Corporate feminism hit its peak after Sophia Amoruso's book "#GIRLBOSS" became a New York Times Bestseller.

Brandy Melville’s clothes are marketed as  one size fits all despite people being all different shapes and sizes.

[Photo] Brandy Melville’s one size fits all standard is outdated

Allison Davids, Headlines Reporter
December 16, 2021

Brandy Melville’s clothes are marketed as one size fits all despite people being all different shapes and sizes.

A spirit week has been held this week to celebrate the holiday season. But some argue spirit weeks should include broader themes.

[Photo] Spirit week themes are starting to become repetitive

Allison Davids, Headlines reporter
December 15, 2021

A spirit week has been held this week to celebrate the holiday season. But some argue spirit weeks should include broader themes.

District 204 introduces two new boundary plans to the community.

[Photo] School board leaders finalize two possible concepts for new boundaries for Indian Prairie School District 204

Tanmayi Sharat, Headlines Reporter
December 3, 2021

District 204 introduces two new boundary plans to the community.

Anonymous account users continue to stay active and hidden behind the screen.

[Photo] Administrators concerned about Metea Confessions accounts

Christina Guckel
November 30, 2021

Anonymous account users continue to stay active and hidden behind the screen.

The board discusses summer bridge programs, the new boundaries plan, and student mental health

[Photo] The Board of Education holds their second meeting of the month

Sydney Burleyson, Headlines Editor
November 19, 2021

The board discusses summer bridge programs, the new boundaries plan, and student mental health

Through the years of me being at Metea, I have lost trust in the administrators. Important issues are  pushed underneath a rug for far too long.

[Photo] See something, say something: administrators take no action

Olivia Gaziano, Social Media Editor
November 15, 2021

Through the years of me being at Metea, I have lost trust in the administrators. Important issues are pushed underneath a rug for far too long.

As the new teacher vaccine mandate is implemented on Sept. 27, teachers share their opinions on the new mandate.

[Photo] Teacher video prompts discussion around teacher vaccine mandate

Sydney Burleyson, Headlines Editor
November 2, 2021

As the new teacher vaccine mandate is implemented on Sept. 27, teachers share their opinions on the new mandate.

As students and teachers were welcomed back for the in-person 2021-22 school year, District 204 created a website that publically displays the number of positive COVID-19 cases across all the Districts schools. This allows students, as well as their parents, to remain up to date on the most recent number of cases.

[Photo] Of all the District 204 high schools, Metea Valley reports the smallest amount of positive COVID-19 cases

Sanjana Kakanur, Copy Editor
October 19, 2021

As students and teachers were welcomed back for the in-person 2021-22 school year, District 204 created a website that publically displays the number of positive COVID-19 cases across all the District's...

The film adaption of Dear Evan Hansen has failed to make a good impression on viewers.

[Photo] ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ should have stayed on Broadway

Isabela Sanchez and Sofia Jubraj
October 18, 2021

The film adaption of "Dear Evan Hansen" has failed to make a good impression on viewers.

The final girl trope is a storyline that follows women fighting to be the last one standing. Some film characters include Laurie Strode, Adelaide Wilson, and Sidney Prescott. All are similar; however, all are different due to their evolved final girl storyline.

[Photo] How the ‘Final Girl’ trope has evolved over the years

Isabela Sanchez, Perspectives Editor
October 15, 2021

The "final girl" trope is a storyline that follows women fighting to be the last one standing. Some film characters include Laurie Strode, Adelaide Wilson, and Sidney Prescott. All are similar; however,...

The TedEd club, founded by students meets on Tuesday, September 14th.

[Photo] TedEd club is ready to invite new passionate students in again as the new school year begins

Steven Tardif
September 15, 2021

The TedEd club, founded by students meets on Tuesday, September 14th.

As the new NFL season begins, some names to look out for this year are Julio Jones who plays for the Titans, Josh Allen who plays for the Bills, and Christian McCaffrey who plays for the Panthers.

[Photo] The 2021-22 NFL season has the potential to be the most fascinating in a decade

Max Berglind
September 9, 2021

As the new NFL season begins, some names to look out for this year are Julio Jones who plays for the Titans, Josh Allen who plays for the Bills, and Christian McCaffrey who plays for the Panthers.

As college and the future loom around the corner for seniors, stress and anxiety have become a wide spread problem.

[Photo] The pandemic’s affect on students’ college admissions and future

Tanay Pant and Christina Guckel
September 3, 2021

As college and the future loom around the corner for seniors, stress and anxiety have become a wide spread problem.

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