Villagers in Bali living in an evacuation zone

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

December 11, 2017


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In Manggis, Indonesia, villagers have been worrying if Mount Agung is going to erupt. Mount Agung is 9,944 feet high. Mount Agung is a stratovolcano, which is a volcano and that is created from numerous layers of lava. Mount Agung is an active volcano, which last erupted on November 26 of this year. ...

UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

November 26, 2017


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Three freshmen from the UCLA basketball team, LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley, and Jalen Hall, have been suspended from playing as a result of shoplifting in China. It has not been fully revealed as to what was stolen, but one of the items was reportedly a pair of sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. ...

Christmas Crossroads craft fair photo slide show

Christmas Crossroads craft fair photo slide show

Written by Angelina Borne, Photographer

November 26, 2017


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Man in search for his lost dog

Man in search for his lost dog

Written by Jennie Alexandros, News Editor

November 20, 2017


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On November 16, at around 1:30 pm, John’s beloved dog, Butkus, went missing by his house in Tinley Park. As an act of kindness, he asks to keep an eye out for his dog and to “please bring him back home to me.” The dog is tan, ten years old, and is around 2 ½ feet long and approximately 60 ...

Tampa Bay scare

Written by Tannor Giertuga, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


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For the rest of the United States, most of us have celebrated a normal Halloween this year.  We all put out bowls of candy for the kids to come and grab.  This year in Tampa Bay, a murderer is on the run and many people are worried.  His first killing was a week before Halloween.  The police departm...

What really happened when two women were lost at sea

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

November 14, 2017


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On October 25th, two women from Hawaii, Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava, were rescued from the Navy after being lost at sea for five months. Their plan was to travel from Hawaii to Tahiti. Both women and their two dogs dealt with tropical storms and 6 hours of their boat attacked by sharks. The wom...

Increased amounts of leptospirosis cases in Puerto Rico

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

November 1, 2017


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Ever since Hurricane Maria there has been an increasing amount of leptospirosis cases in Puerto Rico. According to the World Health organization, leptospirosis is a disease that can be contracted from drinking contaminated water or from the infection of an open wound. Some of the symptoms include fe...

Four American soldiers killed in Niger

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

October 31, 2017


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On October 4th four American soldiers were killed in Tongo Tongo, Niger. They were Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright (age: 29), Sgt. Bryan Black (age: 35), Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Johnson (age: 39), and Sgt. La David Johnson (age: 25). Sergeant La David Johnson’s body was found two days after the ambush. Not onl...

School bus hits Elk Grove Village home

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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On October 18th a school bus crashed into a house in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The crash was caused by a collision between the bus and a Chevrolet Cruze. The bus was leaving the Elk Grove Village Township Elementary School District before the crash occurred. No students were on the bus at the...

Season ends in heartbreak for the Chicago Cubs

Written by Zach Stangel, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

October 24, 2017


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The Chicago Cubs lost the National League Championship Series (NLCS)  4-1 to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers won Game 5 with an 11-1 score with Enrique Hernandez having three home runs, including a grand slam. The Cubs finished the season with a 92-70 record, winning the National League (NL) Centra...

Students protest against the dress code in San Benito High School

Students protest against the dress code in San Benito High School

Written by Nancy Rivera, Student Writer

October 17, 2017


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Dress codes vary around the world, especially between schools in the same area. The first dress code law to arise in the United States came from Tinker vs. Des Moines in 1969. The law allowed schools to prohibit any clothing or accessories that may disrupt the learning environment. Some students in ...

Wicked, fun part-time jobs in October for Lockport teens

Wicked, fun part-time jobs in October for Lockport teens

Written by Emily London and Jennie Alexandros

October 17, 2017


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October is a month filled with fun, pranks, and of course, horror. In Will County, there are more than a dozen different haunted houses, hayrides, or pumpkin patches, many of which hire local teens who meet the requirements necessary in order to be considered fit for the job. Hannah Nicole Meyers, ...

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