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  • Hungry Like the Wolf: The Many Uses of Apple Cider Vinegar
    11:51 AM

    Do you have a bottle of apple cider vinegar sitting at home that you just don’t know what to do with?Lucky for you, there are actually many uses for apple cider vinegar. Believe it or not, apple cider vinegar is one of the healthiest substances you can digest, whether you’re on a diet or not.

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  • Why I Became a Feminist and Why You Should Be One Too
    11:16 AM

    My sophomore year I remember standing in my newsroom telling another staff member that “I am not a feminist, I’m more of an equalist. I feel like feminism is a movement to try to make men less equal than us.” The room went quiet and I could feel everyone’s heavy stares judging me. Confused as

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  • There’s a “Light” at the End of this Slow Internet Crisis
    9:56 AM

    As many of us may know, Niles West High School recently upgraded its wifi upon students’ return to school for the second semester. However, is this “upgrade” actually working? On Dec. 12, the AAL Technology Help Desk announced via email that an upgraded wireless network would be in place when students came back from winter break on

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  • Editorial: Why Trump’s Lies Harm Our Democracy
    9:39 AM

    Throughout American history, lawmakers have tried to limit the free press. From the Alien and Sedition Acts of President John Adams to the Supreme Court case of New York Times Company v. Sullivan in the 1960’s, American free press has always prevailed. Yet, on the first full day of the Trump administration, top aids have

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  • Hungry Like the Wolf: The Five Mother Sauces
    9:36 AM

    Have you ever gone to France, or maybe just to a really amazing restaurant? If so, then you’ll know the most prized part of any dish served is its sauce. It has to be thick, smooth, have a balance of flavors, and of course, complement whatever it’s served with. Whether you want to open a

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  • Why I Marched on Washington
    1:39 PM

    Donald Trump. The name has different connotations for different people. To some, this name conveys the idea of hope and change, but for others, it strikes fear into their hearts. With the past election being one of the more controversial ones in recent history, many were left outraged by the outcome. On Nov. 9, beginning

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  • Remembering Carrie Fisher: More Than Just A Princess
    12:43 PM

    Editor’s Note: This is a guest column written by senior Cosette Nowik, honoring the late Carrie Fisher. When I was a little girl, actors and actresses on the television screen were the most fascinating people to observe. Granted, when I was little, I knew nothing of movie stars’ personal lives – but just the raw

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