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The future of access

Arti Rathore, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

With the Access pilot over, many students are wondering what’s next. On Wednesday, May 15, several teachers from across the district met up to weigh the pros and cons of Access. They concluded that the district should contin...

Volunteers clean DuPage river

Joey Glos, Staff Writer

May 27, 2019

On Saturday, May 18, The Conservation Foundation held a river sweep of the DuPage River. Starting early at 9:00 a.m, a flock of volunteers descended upon the DuPage River in an attempt to clean up the river’s banks. Partici...

Protesting on the sidewalks

Bhoomi Sharma, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Often times, when the weather permits, there will be a woman with a sign standing at the intersection between Skylane Drive and 95th Street. Her name is Renata (no last name given), and according to her, her main goal is to edu...

Hate filled attack occurs in Bolingbrook

Joey Glos, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019

The Bolingbrook Police Department is currently investigating a attack on a Muslim family as a hate crime. The attack occurred on April 27, at about 3:00 a.m. Racist and degragourty comments were spray painted on the Khan’s f...

Christkindlmarket leaves Naperville

Abigail McArthur-Self, News & Copy Editor

May 21, 2019

In April this year, the Naperville Heritage Society announced that Christkindlmarket will not be returning to Naper Settlement in 2019. According to the Chicago Tribune, the event was relatively well attended and well liked...

New affordable housing in Naperville

Paige Smith, Business Editor & Columnist

May 21, 2019

Last year Naperville was named one of the safest cities in America, but is it one of the most affordable? In April, Naperville was put on a state list for cities that need more affordable housing, which wasn’t surprising. In A...

Alabama’s new abortion law

Ella Estopare, Online Editor & Columnist

May 17, 2019

On May 15, the governor of Alabama signed into law the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. The new law prohibits abortions in all cases, with the only exception being when the mother’s life is at stake. People all ov...

Room for more

Ella Estopare, Online Editor & Columnist

May 17, 2019

With about 7.7 billion people, the Earth suffers everyday at the hands of every single person that inhabits this planet. As our population continues to grow exponentially, the Earth has to deal with the greatest threat to the...

Florida passes law allowing teachers to carry guns at school

Abigail McArthur-Self, News & Copy Editor

May 16, 2019

Florida recently passed a law that would allow teachers to carry firearms on school campuses. This measure is an extension of a previous act that allowed specific armed staff members at schools. Individual school districts...

Deliberate attacks against Roe v Wade

Anika Haridas, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Texas government officials attempt to pass bill 896, introduced April 9, 2019, to issue the death penalty for those who have abortions, saying “a living human child, from the moment of fertilization on fusion of a human spermatozo...

Ribfest’s last year in Naperville

Joey Glos, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

This year is Ribfest’s last year in Naperville. Ribfest will not be ending, however. It is moving to a new home in Romeoville. Knoch Knolls Park, the festival’s current venue, will be undergoing changes this summer that will r...

Georgia’s “Heartbeat Bill” outlaws abortion after 6 weeks

Madeline James, Sports Editor & Columnist

May 15, 2019

On May 7, Georgia governor Brian Kemp signed HB 481 into effect. The bill prevents doctors from performing an abortion after “embryonic or fetal cardiac activity” can be detected, according to NBC News. For most pregnanci...

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