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Summer is here

May 26, 2017

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The day is finally here. It is Friday, May 26, the final day of the year. Every one waits all year for it, whether you love school or not. Summer is something everyone enjoys. As every school year begins, it also ends, and that...

Spreading acceptance in the Rockford community

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

May 25, 2017

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Through the past seven years, I have had the opportunity to meet so many amazing people who have disabilities. They have become some of my best friends. These friendships wouldn't have happened if it wasn't for my cousin, Griffin. When...

“Super teams” destroying NBA

Liam Osborne, Digital Editor

May 24, 2017

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The reason people watch the NBA is to see the highest level competition on the biggest stage. The NBA is still on the biggest stage but that same level of competition just isn't there anymore. The formation of the so called...

Seniors no more

Sam Paraggua, Digital Editor

May 19, 2017

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On May 12, seniors had officially left the building, waving goodbye to the underclassmen and staff. It has now been a full week without seeing seniors strolling through the halls or studying in class. Teachers and students...

What is the cost of materialism?

Michaela Davis, Reporter

May 16, 2017

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It seems that almost everyone in America wants it all, and some can certainly afford to have it: the clothes, the shoes, the cars, et cetera. Celebrities, especially, set the bar for what is satisfactory, and the people who follow...

Cleveland And Golden State expected to meet again

Nathen Ciaccio, Reporter

May 10, 2017

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Basketball, a game of competing every game and leaving everything out on the court. The biggest stage of basketball is the NBA. The past three years in the NBA, the game has been rather simple. Two teams have controlled the league,...

Words of advice to upcoming seniors

Scott Gowan, Sports Editor

May 5, 2017

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Senior year is one of the years you have always dreamed of making it to, and all the things that come with it. You get to graduate with all of your friends, Paint the Dam, go to senior year Homecoming and Prom. You don’t...

Transitioning back to the bottom of the totem pole

Julianna McCallum, Editor-in-chief

May 5, 2017

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Senior year really does come and go in the blink of an eye. It feels like just yesterday, I was looking for all my classes at East High, and now, in a couple short months, I will be creating my schedule for freshman year of college. My...

Bilingual speaking is the new thing

Karen Arias, Opinions Editor

April 26, 2017

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As a bilingual speaker, I have always felt proud and blessed to be able to speak two languages. I find it very beneficial, as it can help you out in your everyday life, which makes me want to learn more languages. “[The benefits...

Students participate in Day of Silence

Kaitlin Swick, Reporter

April 26, 2017

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On Friday, April 21, Gay Straight Alliance Club (GSA) members and other students participated in “The Day of Silence,” which is a nation-wide movement to show how bullying and discrimination in LGBTQ+ communities silences...

Chicago Bulls return to Playoffs

Nathen Ciaccio, Reporter

April 25, 2017

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The 2016-17 season for the Chicago Bulls has been one hectic season. The Bulls recruited two alphas to join their superstar Jimmy Butler during the last off season. The experiment has gone up and down since the first game...

Immigration goes beyond the documents

Andrea Garcia, In-Depth Editor

April 21, 2017

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In a country made out of immigrants, the political and public debate of who gets to stay and who has to go still runs rampant throughout the United States. According to cis.org, the immigrant population surpassed the 60-million...

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