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  • Freedom of Hate

    Torches burned the sky as white nationalist protests echoed throughout the University of Virginia, shouting “Jews will not replace us; white lives matter; blood and soil.” All the while, though, the Ku Klux Klan’s (KKK), a white supremacist hate organization, right to protest has remained constitutionally protected.           Typically a peaceful college town, the city…

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  • Same Tradition, New Faces AND Adding Underclassmen

    SAME TRADITION, NEW FACES THE BATTLE OF THE UPPERCLASSMEN By Dominik Bronakowski And Suzanna Linek As the classes of 2017 and 2018 prepare for this year’s Powderpuff competition, many students are rooting for a second win for the seniors. The juniors and seniors will go against each other in the homecoming Powderpuff flag football game…

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  • Drink-and-Tax

    Cook County hits students in their wallets BY Sarah smail reporter Whether students are craving a Coke, a Gatorade or even a frappuccino, they are paying even more than they did last spring, thanks to the new Cook County sweetened beverage tax.  Sweetened beverages now have an additional tax of $0.01 per ounce, making a…

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  • Facing your Demons By: Jelena

    Starting the season with a 3-1 record, the Warriors will take on rivals Maine East this Thursday night in the homecoming football game. The Demons started the season with a 1-3 record, with blowout losses to Wheeling and Buffalo Grove. Given the Warriors 14-6 victory over Wheeling just a week ago, they are heading into…

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  • Lounging Around

    BY Malaika zaidi reporter Based on numerous requests on feedback sheets sent out by Principal’s Leadership Team in the past year, Maine West opened a senior lounge this fall, eliminating the faculty cafeteria to make way for more seating and tables. The old faculty cafeteria was redesigned and repurposed in order to give the class…

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