A day without immigrants

Written by Jessica Chavez, Staff Writer
February 21
Filed under News

Last Thursday, February 16th, immigrants all around the country were boycotting school, work, and businesses. The movement is a response to Trump’s agenda in sealing the border from Mexico and ban travel of 7 major Muslim countries. Many businesses were closing for the day in order to respect the wo...

Recap of Super Bowl LI

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
February 8
Filed under News, Showcase

The New England Patriots have won the Super Bowl, again. Fifty years after the first championship game between the NFL and the AFL, Super Bowl LI will go down in history as one of the greatest Super Bowls in history; it was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, and the way it happened was incredible. A...

French election

Written by Kevin Becker, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under News

French banks have refused to lend money to the National Front (FN) Party of France. The party is headed by president Marine Le Pen, current front-runner in the election. Despite Le Pen’s success in the polls, banks are refusing to finance or meet with her. This partiality likely comes from backlash due ...

Inauguration Day 2017

Inauguration Day 2017

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under News

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered at the US Capitol Building, the National Mall, and Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC on January 20 to witness the historic inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President of the United States....

Remembering Kyle Leeney

Written by Jessica Chavez, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under News

Kyle Leeney, an alumnus of Lockport Township High School and resident of Lockport, had a big heart. He was outgoing and all around great. Kyle passed away on November 7th, 2016. Kyle went to college at University of Iowa City, studying to be a mechanical engineer. He was loved by so many people and...

Two construction workers murdered in Lockport

Written by Bradley Zimmerman and Patricia Lee
December 6
Filed under News

On the morning of November 29th, brothers Marco and David Ceja Sanchez, 37 and 36 respectively, from Aurora, were found dead in an unfinished townhouse located in the Sagebrook subdivision on Coneflower Drive. Located only a mile from East Campus, the house is the site of Lockport's first homicides in...

A synopsis on Obama’s presidency

Written by Emily London, Staff Writer
November 17
Filed under News

As Obama’s eight year reign as president comes to a close, it is only proper to respect and acknowledge some of his major accomplishments as President of the United States. Only starting as an ice-cream scooper at Baskin Robbins, Obama later became the first African American president in America. Helping...

Trump is new president-elect

Trump is new president-elect

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer
November 9
Filed under News

The results of the 2016 United States presidential election are in. Donald Trump has won the election. He will be the 45th President of the United States of America. Mike Pence, the Governor of Indiana who served as Trump’s running mate, will be the 48th Vice President. Yesterday was a day that...

The big day

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under News

The day America had been waiting for is finally here. It's November 8, 2016, and right now, America is voting into office the 45th President of the United States. After more than nineteen months, since Ted Cruz became the first person to announce his candidacy, the country has finally arrived at this...

Cubs win World Series

Cubs win World Series

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer
November 7
Filed under News, Sports

It’s not a dream nor a fantasy. It’s reality and it’s over. The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series. On November 2, in Game 7 of the World Series, the Cubs ended a championship drought that lasted 108 years, the longest championship drought in all four of the major North American professional...

Lockport’s late rally falls short

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Staff Writer
October 4
Filed under News, Sports

The Porters recently welcomed in Southwest Suburban Conference foe Bolingbrook (2-3) in their week 6 game. The Porters were looking to capitalize off of momentum gained from a massive 42-16 win over Andrew in week 5. This win against Andrew had given the Porters their fourth win of the year, matching...

Two Main Terror Suspects Arrested in Belgium

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News

At approximately 8am local time on March 22, Brussels, Belgium was rocked by two explosions at the Brussels Airport and, an hour later, a third on board a subway train as it pulled into a station. The explosions have left 32 innocent people dead with 316 injured, 62 of them critically. 4 of them have...

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