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Caster Semenya fights testosterone level regulations

Abigail McArthur-Self, Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2019

Caster Semenya, a South African athlete, is still fighting the regulations placed on the testosterone levels of competitors in mid-range women’s track events imposed by the International Association of Athletics Foundation (IAAF)....

Girls track getting ready for state

Rianna Panergalin, Entertainment Editor

May 20, 2019

Spring marks a new season of competition for the girls’ track team. Indoor track made it big for the state during the winter, and now the team hopes to win big for outdoor track. The girls’ track team has not been able to...

Nets guard D’Angelo Russell receives possession citation

Madeline James, Sports Editor & Columnist

May 13, 2019

D’Angelo Russell, a professional basketball player who plays for the Brooklyn Nets of the NBA, was cited on May 1 for possession of marijuana at LaGuardia airport in New York. Russell was travelling from New York to Louisville, Ke...

Hinsdale district #86 passes referendum to fund athletic programs

Summer Moore, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

The board of Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central High Schools conducted a special meeting on April 3, 2019, which reversed the anticipated cuts to the schools’ athletic programs for the 2019 - 2020 school year. As of April, ...

Neuqua Valley rugby loses against Penn High

Summer Moore, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

On Saturday March 9, the Neuqua Valley rugby team (ranked 17th nationwide) competed against Penn High School, located in Mishawaka, Indiana, (ranked fourth nationwide) in a crucial home game. Leading up to the game, Aidan Murphy, senior Ne...

Column: Between A Sideline and A Hard Place

Madeline James, Sports Editor & Columnist

March 19, 2019

On March 11, the Oklahoma City Thunder were in Salt Lake City to play a game against their Northwest-division competitors, the Jazz. Towards the end of the second quarter, Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook was sitting on the be...

Federal report finds Michigan State in violation of campus-safety law

Hannah Denaer, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

On Dec. 14, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education released a 46-page report on Michigan State University in which several violations of the Clery Act were detailed. The Clery Act mandates that universities and colleges that receive...

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