Category Archives: Editorial

OPINION: Go green, make the world clean!

By Lauren and Carly Casper Climate change is a controversial subject that is a major problem for the world. Few know the facts and what is actually causing it, but the answer is fossil fuels and carbon emissions. Things like

OPINION: Writing shouldn’t be viewed as work

By Karen Reyes Use your own voice, but don’t make it too personal. Write your opinion, but cite facts. Fill two pages with five paragraphs. For the past 10 or so years (we started learning to write in paragraphs around

OPINION: Longer days off for an important holiday

By Audrey Pellico Where we are today is nowhere close to where we thought we would be in the 1600s when the Pilgrims and Native Americans sat down together peacefully to eat a feast together, well known as Thanksgiving. Batavia

REVIEW: Daddio’s Diner delicious

By Audrey Pellico Located in downtown Batavia, Daddio’s Diner is a cozy family friendly restaurant. It has a diverse breakfast menu that attracts many people. It is open most days from 6:00 am to 7:30 pm but on other days

Point/Counterpoint: Should handguns be accessible to civilians?

By Julia Pelech “Guns don’t kill people, people kill people” is a common statement used by individuals that believe that our country is not in need of more gun control. I do not believe this, as a gun is a

REVIEW: ‘Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children’ stands out

By Wah Htoo After four years as a top-selling book Mrs. Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children has finally been adapted into a thrilling and amazing movie. Graphics: Throughout the entire movie, the graphics were constant and very crisp. The Hollows

REVIEW: Go down to Kimmer’s for a sweet treat!

By Abby Barry Kimmer’s is located in downtown Saint Charles and is perfect spot for a sweet treat. All of their ice cream is homemade and delicious. They offer many flavors that can be from just plain chocolate or vanilla

OPINION: Increasing temperature causing increasing problems

By Audrey Pellico Five Pacific islands have disappeared, and more could too if we don’t do something about global warming. These five islands were a part of the Solomon Islands but with the rise of sea level, they have become

REVIEW: ‘Doctor Strange’ one of Marvel’s best

By Abby Hill For generations, Marvel has provided superheroes and villains alike, never failing to entertain people of all ages. Each of their characters has a unique personality and there is at least one superhero for everyone to enjoy. Its

OPINION: Listening to music during class assists many students

By Alexa Garcia At the beginning of this year one of my teachers let us listen to music every day when were were given time to start our homework. A couple weeks ago, she took away that privilege because she