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Who benefits from the coronavirus stimulus package?

Who benefits from the coronavirus stimulus package?

Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2020

While among the most touted programs from the $2 trillion aid package signed into law on Friday are the direct payments for many Americans, other institutions also benefited. Here’s a look at some of the details of the bill: The Reader reports that the direct payments for Americans will cost approximat...

Trump Urges Continuation of Social Distancing Through April

Trump Urges Continuation of Social Distancing Through April

Dylan Hu, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2020

  As the number of coronavirus cases grows across the nation, President Donald Trump announced that Americans must remain separated in gatherings of less than 10 people through the end of April. Despite Trump’s initial hope to return to normalcy by Easter, businesses and schools continue to shut do...

Senate Reaches Deal on Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Picture provided by ABC News

Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the global stock market has experienced record lows and turned the 11-year bull market in the U.S. into a bear market. A bull market is when the market is growing, and a bear market is when the market is receding.  In a NPR/Marist poll conducted the week of March 8, already 18% of households reported someone had been laid off or had reduced hours because of the coronavirus outbreak.    ...

D125 Night Market: Photojournalism

D125 Night Market: Photojournalism

Lily Jiang, In-depth Coordinator

March 11, 2020

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Holocaust Survivor Speaking Reflection

Credits to Steen Metz's own website

Lila Maiolo, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

On February 19, all United States History students had the opportunity to hear Holocaust survivor Steen Metz speak about his experiences as a child in concentration camps during the Holocaust. What I learned from this presentation was unlike anything I have experienced before. While I know most students have grown up learning about the Ho...

Iran News Brief

Victoria Feng, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

On January 3rd, the U.S. attacked Iran troops and killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike. In the following days, the U.S. and Iran continued to come into conflict, with Iran launching missiles at two bases in Iraq with U.S. soldiers and shooting down an Ukranian airliner, which Ira...

The Presidential Pursuit

Picture Credits: Pete Buttigieg
Photo provided by: Lauren Malenfant

Sailaja Nallacheruvu, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

On November 4th, 2019, there were a total of 17 candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Three months later, on the day of the Iowa Caucus, only five candidates moved on to the next primary in New Hampshire with the support of at least one delegate to advance their bids for Presi...

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review

Vaasu Kakuturu, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2020

Through all of its shortcomings and pitfalls, “Sonic the Hedgehog” did manage to achieve one thing: it brought me back to my childhood when I dreamed of having superpowers. Throughout the course of the movie, I would have done anything to have Sonic’s supersonic speed so I could get out of the...

Basketball game v. Mundelein Recap

Griffin Brown, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

Cheering fills the air as the Mundelein student section and the Stevenson student section compete, trying to be louder than the other. The game is tight, and just as possession flips back and forth, cheers from different sides of the stadium meet each other as the two conference front runners clash....

Patriot Portraits Ep 2: Joy Qu

Patriot Portraits Ep 2: Joy Qu

Nellie Maloney, Vaasu Kakuturu, and Sophia Ismail

January 23, 2020

Joy Qu recounts her experiences in squash and her motivation to try the sport.

Illuminating Bright Lights Candle Sales

Illuminating Bright Lights Candle Sales

Jasmine Sun, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

Just off of Port Clinton road, the Stevenson Transition House blends in effortlessly with other homes on the street that hundreds of students pass by daily without a second thought. Most strangers are unaware that within its walls, students are working together to bake cookies, do laundry and even ru...

Fast Food Philanthropy?

Fast Food Philanthropy?

Sailaja Nallacheruvu, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2020

Chick-Fil-A announces cease in donations to organizations known for being anti-LGBT, raising questions over whether words can be trusted

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