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...

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 ...

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

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...

Nation unfazed after tragic shootings

Arjun Thakkar

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

It’s practically an expectation these days to pick up your smartphone, open your preferred news app, and bear witness to a provocative headline about a recent act of violence. News coverage has expanded to the point where...

Inconsistencies in Trump’s responses to tragedies shed light on double standard

Katie Kim

December 15, 2017

Filed under Examiner

The recent stream of mass shootings and terrorist attacks, and the ways that President Donald Trump has responded to them, have created controversy. One of the duties of the President of the United States is to comfort the...