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Best of both worlds? Not in our government.

by Spenser Bailey Editorialist   Though it’s only spring 2015, many in the United States are already thinking about the presidential election coming up in the fall of 2016.   Several candidates have begun campaigning, and many others are expected to launch bids in the coming weeks. This will be the first election that the 2015 […]

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“What difference does it make?”

by Michael Vitt Editorialist   On April 12, 2015, former Secretary of State and former First Lady Hillary Clinton announced her run for president of the United States, despite a number of scandals that have surrounded her for some time. The Clinton family has become a powerful political force in the United States ever since […]

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Schools should allow Eid off for Muslim students

by Melissa Smith Editorials Editor     On March 4, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City said that NYC public schools will be closing their doors for the two holiest Muslim holidays, Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. This is an incredible step for Muslim students in NYC because the community has been […]

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When a country is no longer a country

by Michael Vitt Editorialist   What would happen if you awoke one day to a revised world map that excluded the United States? Although it may sound unbelievable, such a travesty has been committed against the nation of Israel. In 2014 the map publishing company, HarperCollins published a world map that met all of the […]

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We’re marching off to war… again.

by Spenser Bailey Editorialist   Last week, President Obama asked Congress for formal approval to use military force in the fight against the Islamic State (IS). This is the first time since 2002 that an American president has requested permission to put soldiers in harm’s way. Obama has been conducting limited strikes against IS for […]

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2015 Chicago Auto Show: An Introduction into the World of Cars

by Michael Vitt Editorialist   Between Feb. 14 and Feb. 22, 2015, Chicago hosted one of the world’s most exciting auto shows at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago. The Auto Show has been one of Chicago’s greatest attractions since the early 1900s. It has been a place where friends and families can gather to look […]

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Lemont preps for historic anniversary

by Spenser Bailey Editorialist   2015 is a historic year for Lemont High School. It marks the 125th year of our existence, as the first class was graduated in 1890. Commemoration of this event will be (and is) taking a different form than some would expect. Rather than hold a blowout celebration at one point […]

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Matchomatics pairs up students based on marshmallow preference

by Melissa Smith Editorials Editor   The sophomore class took the liberty of becoming the unofficial matchmaker of Lemont High School by using the fundraiser, Matchomatics. Being single and lonely has made me quite desperate so I decided to buy my $2 Matchomatic in the hopes of finding superficial high school true love, but if […]

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