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Sam Patil

Sam Patil

Sam is a sophomore and this is her first year on staff as Perspective Editor. She likes to listen to true crime podcasts, cook, violently organize, then reorganize. Some more practical hobbies include web design, graphic design, photography, and writing.  You can find her in the library or any large body of water housing ducks.

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Instead of living in the moment, many people find themselves worried about what they might be missing elsewhere.

Your FOMO is why you’re missing out

Sam Patil, Perspectives Editor
February 12, 2024

The only time I have ever felt like I was missing out on something, was when I saw that all of my friends were in AP and honors classes and I was not in even one. When I looked up AP classes, almost every...

Career panels offers all students the ability to expand their view on future career opportunities.

[Photo] Medical Field Career Panel brings attention to important work in the community

Bella Sieben, Dhiya Ashlyn D.S., and Lily Senese
November 7, 2023

Career panels offers all students the ability to expand their view on future career opportunities.

A late check-in pass will be given to students if they are late to class in the morning.

Students express frustration over new first-period tardy policy

Sam Patil, Perspectives Editor
November 7, 2023

Observing a rise in the number of tardies, a new policy has been set in place to reduce the number of students who are late to class during the first period. Now, when a student is late to class, they...

With the seasons changing, it is hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Let the light in: coping with seasonal depression

Sam Patil
November 6, 2023

With the seasons changing, it is hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Social media is an easy way for clubs to spread the word about their activities or promote their club to others.

[Photo] Metea Valley clubs and activities use a variety of strategies to promote their content

Ritika Khurana, Spotlight Reporter
October 24, 2023

Social media is an easy way for clubs to spread the word about their activities or promote their club to others.

Lets Chat Episode 1

Let’s Chat Episode 1

In this episode, Mansi Narayanan, Mansi Bajaj, Ritika Khurana, and Sam Patil discuss the stress that comes with high school, clubs, and other's expectations.

Stampede Staff Playlist: October Edition

Stampede Staff Playlist: October Edition

Sam Patil and Sarah Holzman
October 16, 2023

Get ready to embrace the cozy vibes of fall with our October Staff Playlist. The Stampede’s carefully curated collection of songs will transport you to a world of crisp leaves, warm sweaters, and pumpkin-spiced...

Members of the Muslim Student Association board celebrate their club together.

Muslim Student Association condemns Quran burning committed by WV Student

Metea’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) held a meeting last Friday to open a discussion after a video of a Waubonsie Valley student burning a copy of the Quran resurfaced on social media.  The Waubonsie...

Illinois is no place for book bans, yet libraries face ugly consequences.

Bomb threats shutdown local libraries

Sam Patil
October 3, 2023

Libraries in Aurora, Evanston, Addison, Schaumburg, Streamwood, Hanover Park, and Chicago received unfounded bomb threats over the past month. According to the police, the libraries received threats from...

The Art Club shows how to strive for perfection in every medium.

[Photo] Chalk The Walk shines a light on a variety of clubs and activities

Stampede Photographers
October 2, 2023

The TED-Ed club's passion attracts a lot of public speaking enthusiasts.

The flat earth theory is not about the shape of our planet – it never was.

The Flat Earth belief: beyond shape and magnitude

Sam Patil, Perspectives Reporter
September 19, 2023

If you were able to look through the perspective of a person who thinks the Earth is flat, here is how you would see the world.  The North Pole is right in the center, the continents splayed out over...

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