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Black Friday Taking Away from the True Meaning of Christmas

Katy Bremner, staff reporter

December 16, 2013

People are racing out the door at six o'clock leaving Thanksgiving dinner, but for what? To go stand in the cold for four hours? To save a couple dollars on presents? To get their teeth knocked out or to get trampled for the hott...

Only Rose knows what’s best for his injury

Shawn Haugh, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2013

April 28th 2013, basketball fans throughout Chicagoland held their breath hoping that their hero would pop right up and get on with the game.  Unfortunately, their ‘superman’ was taken down by something worse than crypton...

Jeans Day rule should change

Blair Hochstetler, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2013

Even though the intention was to encourage appropriate dress code, when it was announced that we would no longer have actual Jeans Days because of fellow students who did not comply to the Bishop Noll Jeans Day regulations, the...

Syria: Should we get involved?

Blair Hochstetler, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2013

During the weeks that followed the August 21st Syrian chemical war attacks in and around Damascus, I have never heard so many people question our responsibility as a country to step in on a cause that is this severe .  Moreover,...

Manziel will return to glory

Shawn Haugh, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2013

God threw out Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden after they ate the apple from the Tree of Knowledge. Now the Football Gods and the NCAA are trying to throw out Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel after signing autographs for money and for earning ...

Jak’s Warehouse offers fun, but at a high price

Anthony Rodriguez, Sports Editor

April 15, 2013

   With Jak’s Warehouse opening this past October, it soon became considered as the replacement for the Schererville Fun Center, which closed down in 2008. Housing a laser maze, bumper cars, urban mini-golf, go-karts, laser tag an...

“Battleblock Theater” is worthy platformer on Xbox Live Arcade

Justin Lerma, Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2013

   The gaming industry is flooded with mediocre platformers that mostly try to replicate the greatness of N+ or Super Meatboy, or even reach the levels of success that the Super Mario Bros. games have. Battleblock Theater does no...

“Evil Dead” remake faithful to original and filled with bloody scares

Maddy Smith, Staff Reporter

April 15, 2013

   Usually, I’m against classic horror movie remakes. However, the new Evil Dead changed my perception. Given, it’s considered a “reimagining,” but who’s counting?    For anyone who has watched the original Army...

The sky’s the limit with Irrational Games’ new masterpiece

Sergio Valdes, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2013

   If you have ever played the original BioShock or its sequel BioShock 2, you know that the creators of the game, Irrational Games, cleverly mix the fantastic and somewhat ridiculous setting with a vivid political and societal...

Brotherly love wasn’t enough for the elder, winning Harbaugh

Evan Peirce, Sports Columnist

February 14, 2013

For once the city known as the “Big Easy” switched up the name to the city of Brotherly Love, as the Super Bowl came to town on February 3. Jim and John Harbaugh were the first pair of brothers to have a head coaching job...

“Warm Bodies” is a new take on a classic story

Maddy Smith, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2013

With Valentine’s Day drawing close, couples are looking for a romantic movie to go see. One of the most classic stories, Romeo and Juliet has had countless movie adaptations, so it’s no mystery that the Shakespearean tale...

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