When voting becomes a privilege, not a right

Danielle Kurensky, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, Opinions/Editorials

Democracy is the fundamental cornerstone of the United States. It is what this nation was built on: the notion that the general population has a say in the government. Throughout history, amendments have been passed to ensure...

Social media activism is #notenough

Darcie Kim, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, Features

Being politically woke has become a trend. There’s nothing wrong with staying informed about political issues and spreading awareness to promote a movement’s popularity. If anything, this should be encouraged. However sharing...

Younger generation disenchanted by political climate

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, News

It’s no secret that younger generations generally have significantly lower election turnout rates. The U.S. Census Bureau cites that only 17.1 percent of 18- to-24-year-olds voted in 2014. According to The Washington Post,...

New Trier Township 2018 Ballot

Millie Winter, Sports Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner

Click the image to learn about who you could be voting for on Nov. 6 ...

Beyond the ballot: students step up in world of politics

Alyssa Pak, Feature Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, Features

                          Alex Gjaja League of Women Voters Emerging Leader What do you hope to accomplish in the fut...

Celebrity activism in politics at its highest in decades

Molly George, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, News

Hollywood, music industry play large role for young voters

Vote if you care, and you do

Ezra Wallach, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, Opinions/Editorials

Regardless of whether you’re voting in a few weeks, you still probably have some idea what your political beliefs are. Unlike in the past, candidates almost always vote along party lines no matter the scenario. During the...

Civics surprises students

Stephanie Kim, Online Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Examiner, News

Since the institution of the civics requirement in Illinois high schools starting with the class of 2020, the civics classes have been met with mixed reviews from students and teachers alike. There are three main ways to fulfill...

Rebels unite South Side

Arjun Thakkar

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

Upon hearing the words ‘South Side of Chicago,’ most individuals think of the ongoing cycle of gang violence. There’s some truth to these thoughts, as this section of the city does have dangerous neighborhoods and many...

Bumpstock debate hits legislatures around the country

May Paddor

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

According to WTTW Chicago Tonight, state rep. Marty Moylan’s bill to ban “bump stocks” did not pass on Oct 26 failing by a vote of 48-54. Moylan’s bill came about in response to the Las Vegas shooting. “Bump stocks”...

Movies change how we think about guns

Mack Guthrie

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

When I watched the Korean zombie thriller “Train to Busan,” what was most shocking to me was the relative absence of guns. In the two hour movie, there is at most two minutes with guns in a frame. American movies on the...