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  • College of DuPage: Making education affordable

    College of DuPage: Making education affordable

    Gabriel Chavez, Staff Writer

    November 18, 2015

    Everyone has heard the commentary made by people regarding College of DuPage. Some say that it’s not necessarily a “real” college, or how only the dumb attend the “college of dreams,” when in reality, it’s very much the opposite. It’s somewhat of a common fact that tuition for a 4 year university is nowhere near cheap. The average 4-year public university charges students $98,060 in tuition. That’s enough... READ MORE »»

    Applying can be very easy and isn't time consuming.

    Gabriel Chavez

  • Phone use in South classrooms

    Phone use in South classrooms

    Joe Niro, Staff Writer

    September 30, 2015

    Teachers either allow or don’t allow phones in class. Some teachers think that phones improve learning and some think it just distracts students and takes away from the learning experience. When asked, Ms. Pierce from the English department said students should not even bring cell phones to class. “No [students shouldn’t have phones in class], because it doesn’t allow them to concentrate on classwork to a full ... READ MORE »»

    Phones are constantly being used in class.

    Joe Niro

  • Experiencing France in Wheaton

    Experiencing France in Wheaton

    Ariana Bylykbashi, Staff Writer

    September 30, 2015

    If you’re looking for a fun way to spend your Saturdays, you should consider attending the French Market which takes place in Downtown Wheaton. It’s the perfect place to find anything ranging from fresh fruits and vegetables to unique, handmade pieces of jewelry. You may be surprised at the variety of items that the French Market has to offer. The city of Wheaton’s website states, “Flowers, locally grown produce,... READ MORE »»

    The stands at the French Market this past Saturday.

    Ariana Bylykbashi

  • Fantasy or real life?

    Fantasy or real life?

    Brian Shallcross, Staff Writer

    September 30, 2015

      Every year, millions of people attend fantasy football drafts in hope of being crowned the champion.   In the Wheaton-Warrenville community there are a large amount of bears fans, it gives viewers an even bigger incentive to watch the games.  Every Sunday around noon, people glue their eyes to the T.V. in hope of their players doing well.  Some people even spend hundreds of dollars a year just on a special ... READ MORE »»

    Many football fans are preparing their fantasy teams to win.

    Brian Shallcross

  • A 100% new initiative for south

    A 100% new initiative for south

    Laura Orrico, Editor-in-Chief

    September 30, 2015

      Mr.Claypool greeted students at a surprise assembly on the first day of school. At the assembly, a new motto for the school was unveiled; 100% for 100%. What this meant, explained Claypool, was 100% effort from teachers and students 100% of the time. "For our faculty and staff that commitment is to give our very best every day and work even harder to create positive relationships with all of our students," Mr.... READ MORE »»

    During the first week of school, shirts with "100% for 100%" were handed out.

    Ariana Bylykbashi

Make this autumn unique

Brigid Mcnelis, Staff Writer

Autumn is coming, and everyone knows what that means; sweater weather, apple picking, and the ever popular Pumpkin Spice Latte is coming back. These are all things that come ...  Read More »

September 30, 2015

The back to school blues

Peyton Vollum, Features Section Writer

  Going through the transition from summer back to school is a tough (and tiring) one. Although there has been a whole summer to relax, it doesn’t make the dreaded r...  Read More »

September 9, 2015

Test day anxiety

Nikita Joshi, Features Section Writer

With school well under way and fall just around the corner, many students begin to feel stressed about the upcoming year. With tests every week, AP tests in May, and the ACT...  Read More »

September 9, 2015

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Beach House’s newest album

Joey White, A&E Section Writer

Approximately three years after dropping their last...  Read More »

September 4, 2015

Beauties in Black and White

April 13, 2015

Excitement ensues as Kendrick Lamar’s new album is given a release date

April 9, 2015

Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell review

March 26, 2015

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Catching up with Hartnett

Brian Shallcross, Staff Writer

One of the most well liked members of the entire of student body is senior football player, Austin Hartnett.  Austin is a running back on the football team and is one of...  Read More »

November 17, 2015

What is Key Club?

November 17, 2015

For love of language

September 8, 2015

Instagram to Fashionweek: The Internet Sensation

April 8, 2015

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The student news site of Wheaton Warrenville South High School
The student news site of Wheaton Warrenville South High School