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Fishing Up New Possibilities

Fishing Up New Possibilities
Recreational Lifetime Activities, a new Choice P.E. offering, exposes students to variety of potential hobbies, interests
November 7, 2020

As it became apparent that Stevenson students would be unable to head back to campus for their fall semester, Eric Ramos, Director of Stevenson’s Physical Welfare Department, knew he had an important...

Court Cases

Parents, student athletes sue IHSA in protest of postponement of several fall sports
November 7, 2020

In response to the IHSA’s statewide regulations on fall sports, three parents of Illinois student athletes filed a class-action lawsuit on October 1. These parents from DuPage County sued the IHSA and...

Application Anxiety

Application Anxiety
Seniors, teachers, adapt to virtual admissions cycle, CCC offers support
November 6, 2020

As the school day ends, Sabrina Kozarovitsky ’21 logs into yet another Zoom meeting. Instead of a class, this is a virtual campus tour for a university that she is applying to. For thousands of seniors...

Why Live Fan Attendance Should be Disallowed

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, MetLife Stadium plays without any fans. New Jersey’s rules do not allow fans to be in attendance at any pro sporting events in the state, citing health risks.
Staffer outlines reasons why live fan attendance is detrimental to pro sports players, fans in times of COVID-19
November 6, 2020

MetLife stadium glistens in the New Jersey rainy weather. Despite the game progressing in the middle of the stadium, the sound is just that, a game. There are no fans. The home of the New York Giants holds...

Rebuild and Renovation

Stevenson adapts classrooms, athletic facilities during COVID-19 pandemic
November 4, 2020

Portions of buildings are left virtually unrecognizable as they enter their own version of a cocoon: construction. After several months, what emerges isn’t a revamped and rejuvenated butterfly; rather,...

Cultivating Communities

Stevenson spirit moves online, new traditions arise
November 4, 2020

Focoming: A Student Celebration of Tradition In any ordinary year, Mollie Duffy ’21 would be dancing the night a way in the Field House during Homecoming. She would be just one of over 2,000...

2020 Presidential Election Running Updates

This is a running updates page. As results arrive, you can find more information by refreshing this article. 
November 4, 2020

November 4, 1:34 p.m.: Biden wins Wisconsin, Trump campaign to request recount As of 1:30 p.m., the New York Times has reported that Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes will go to Democratic candidate...

Ban Block for TikTok

Ban Block for TikTok
Judge blocks Trump TikTok ban after appeal
November 2, 2020

On October 30, President Trump’s executive order banning the social media app TikTok was blocked by a Pennsylvania judge’s preliminary injunction. This decision was in response to the app’s appeal...

Final Presidential Debate: The Last Attempt at Turning the Tide

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and current President Donald Trump
(licensed under Creative Commons) Courtesy of Kaos en la Red
Statesman breaks down views on COVID-19, National Security, Health Care, Immigration, Race and Climate Change
November 2, 2020

On Thursday, October 22, the final presidential debate was held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, between Former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden and current Republican President,...

Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise

Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise
Statesman breaks down topics covered at Biden’s Town Hall, including Biden’s past, his plans for the country’s problems, and his views on the current administration
October 21, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden fielded questions from voters in a televised town hall discussion. The town hall, which was originally supposed...

Third Time’s the Charm…

Trump fails to impress at his second national opportunity to appeal to voters.
October 19, 2020

Severus Snape from “Harry Potter,” the Grinch and Gru from “Despicable Me” all have one thing in common: a legendary redemption arc. Given a second chance, they all won back the hearts of the...

Town Hall Triumph for Blossoming Biden

Joe Biden speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa 
Federation of Labor Convention. Image from Flickr.
Joe Biden appears favorite after October 15 Town Hall.
October 19, 2020

From around October 2 to Oct 14, President Trump was infected and battled with COVID-19, which caused the cancellation of the in-person October 15th Presidential Debate — one of, if not the first canceled...

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