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Middle school sex-ed emphasizes respect

Iván Beck

November 15, 2018

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As the middle school has changed its sexual education curriculum in recent years, it has put an emphasis on covering safety and consent. The goal of the education is to prepare students for later education and to be conscious ...

With no requirements, Illinois offers minimal sexual education

Abigail Slimmon

November 15, 2018

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In September, discussions about allegations against Brett Kavanaugh took over classrooms and dinner tables. Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of attempting to sexually assault her, 30 years ago, while the two were in hig...

Illinois House races mirror national conversations

Amanda Cassel, Assistant Editor

October 30, 2018

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Third District: Conservative Democrat vs. Nazi The Third District is on the southwest side of Chicago and includes portions of Bridgeport, Beverly and Armour Square. It is a majority working class based district with a populati...

Midterms will shape legislative output, admin

Mira Costello, Midway Reporter

October 30, 2018

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62% of Americans think the 2018 midterm elections are the most important of their lifetimes, with issues like impeachment, the Supreme Court and abortion laws on the line.

Quick Q: Voting

Katerina Lopez, Assistant Editor

October 30, 2018

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Naina Jolly: "I'm looking for a candidate who's open minded and greatly values diversity and different opinions. Women's rights are very important to me, so I want someone very positive position on women's rights." ...

U-High campaign intern volunteers in competitive race

Emma Trone, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2018

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Franzi Wild spends 15 hours of her weekend completing pages of paperwork and logging thousands of steps, but not for her classes or the cross country team. She makes hundreds of calls but not to her friends, and knocks on dozens...

Voter registration information

Emma Trone, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

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In the voting booth on Nov. 6, Americans have the chance to choose their representatives in Springfield and in Washington. But before they cast their votes, voters need to complete one hurdle: voter registration. While Oct. 9...

Quick Q: Social Media

Katerina Lopez

May 10, 2018

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How do you use social media, and how does it hurt and benefit your life? Terrance Travis, senior: “I mainly use social media to learn new things (mostly tech and business related) and talk to friends. I almost exclusively use Sna...

Expert warns against sharing on social media

Leah Emanuel, Arts Editor

May 10, 2018

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Multiple platforms of social media. Cambridge Analytica hacks. Targeted personal ads. In the age of online scrutiny, consumers are rethinking what they should share on social media. Louis McHugh has done extensive research on c...

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