Frosh-soph musical brings on discussions about race

Hannah Sussman, Staff reporter

November 30, 2018

This year’s freshman-sophomore musical “Bring It On” premieres Dec. 3, carrying with it complex conversations of opportunity that stem from race and economic stability. “Bring It On” revolves around head cheerleader,...

Younger generation disenchanted by political climate

Layla Saqibuddin, News Editor

October 26, 2018

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,...

Celebrity activism in politics at its highest in decades

Molly George, News Editor

October 26, 2018

Hollywood, music industry play large role for young voters

Civics surprises students

Stephanie Kim, Online Editor

October 26, 2018

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...

Mom of WJHS student discusses weapons found in son’s room

Nadia Jaikaran and Sofia Papakos

October 19, 2018

After finding loaded guns and explosives in son’s room, mom called police