Immigration hits close to home for some students

Alyssa Pak, Features Editor

February 8, 2019

Filed under Features

Amidst all of Trump’s talk of building a wall, the attitude towards immigration seems to have become increasingly less friendly. The United States is a country full of people from every continent, which is seldom brought...

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...

Girls track finishes 2nd in conference, sets school records

Alyssa Pak

March 23, 2018

Filed under Sports

On Thursday Mar. 15, girls track and field came home with a 2nd place finish at conference, and many athletes managed to break personal bests as well as school records. During the meet against Glenbrook South, Maine South, N...

Gymnastics team sticks a top five landing at state

Alyssa Pak

March 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

On Saturday, Feb. 17, the girls Varsity gymnastics team competed at State finishing in 4th place with a score of 146.275. The team was edged out of third place by Glenbrook South with a score of 146.60. The tournament included...

Girls gymnastics team shines on beam

Alyssa Pak

December 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Thursday Nov. 30, girls gymnastics competed against Maine East at their first meet of the season, taking home a win with an overall score of 141.0-117.1. While the team was largely successful throughout the meet, they had...

Field Hockey finishes 4th in state

Alyssa Pak

November 3, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Saturday Oct. 28, the girls field hockey lost their last game of the season against Glenbard West. Two days before, the team was defeated at the semi-finals, making Saturday a consolation game. “It’s tough to lose a...

Swimming races to first place finish

Alyssa Pak

October 27, 2017

Filed under Sports

On Oct. 20, the girls swimming team faced Niles North, ending up with a final score of 131-39. During the meet, the lighthearted atmosphere allowed swimmers to do their best, and teammates got the opportunity to swim off events. Junior...

Veganism is more than just a fashion trend

Alyssa Pak

October 20, 2017

Filed under Examiner

In recent years, veganism has become something of a trend. There are those who see it as a way to make themselves appear environmentally aware, health-conscious or cool. There are also those who see it as a way to lose weight. Whatever...