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From the Assistant Editor: Fond memories of the Fourth

July 5, 2017 by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

From the Assistant Editor

I have many fond memories of Fourth of July shenanigans. 

I grew up in Elgin, just a few blocks from the Hoffman Estates border. All of the area towns in the...

From the Sports Editor: High school rivalries are the best

by Tim Carroll, Sports Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Like to watch the Cubs and White Sox play one another? Get a kick out of the Bears and Packers matchups? Find yourself muttering “Detroit sucks” the day after Blackhawks-Red Wings (or, as my dad used to call them, Dead Wings) games?...

From the Editor: When actions speak louder than words

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

If you have kept up with me lately, you know that I have written the last few editorials on taking the time for reflection, finding value when it comes to helping people in need and working toward hope. 

Those...

From the Editor: ‘A House is not a Home’

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

I was 18 years old when I moved away for college. 

Up until that point, I had no concept of what it was like to live outside the comfort of my home. I was naive to think that sleeping over at friends’ houses or...