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Maya Schneider / Online Exclusives / Sports / Swimming

Boys swimming dives into success

Boys swimming has continued its season of winnings, thus far being undefeated in dual meets and having high rankings at invites. At the Metro Meet, hosted by Homestead on December 29, the boys placed second against both Division I and Division II schools. The runner-up finish was to Arrowhead, a much larger team and school. According to … Continue reading

Hockey / Online Exclusives / Sports / Yasmin Mohd Sohailin

Girls Hockey team skates through a good season

The girls hockey team has continued its leading season, existing as a co-op between Shorewood, the University School of Milwaukee, Whitefish Bay, DSHA and Nicolet. This year there are only three players that come from SHS. They all are freshmen.“There are three people from our school. They’re all freshmen. It’s Karly Lamoreaux, Hannah Neudorfer and I,” … Continue reading

Ananya Murali / Online Exclusives / Sports / Tennis

Tennis coach recognized as volunteer of the month

Game, set, match! When it comes to tennis, the sport is second nature to Amy Richmond, JV tennis coach. For her volunteer efforts, Richmond was recently named the December Volunteer of the Month by the Midwest section of the United States Tennis Association. Richmond also received the Bill Letwin Award from the Wisconsin Tennis Association in November. … Continue reading

Community / Opinion/Editorial / Volume 94/Issue 5

NJ blogger brings more harm than help

The familiar silhouette of Spanish artist Jaume Plensa’s Spillover II has been absent from its Atwater Park overlook since November 16. Currently it is in Chicago, where a team of artists are carefully removing the anti-Semitic slurs like as “cheap jew,” and “fry bad jew,” discovered by Matt Sweetwood, New Jersey blogger. Shortly afterward, Sweetwood … Continue reading

Eli Frank / Opinion/Editorial / Volume 94/Issue 5

Paris attacks bring renewed debate

Despite the recent alleged termination of the National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass collection of Americans’ phone data, there have been numerous calls from U.S. government officials and presidential candidates to resume such programs or create similar ones in the wake of the Paris attacks. In addition to an expansion of surveillance programs, these calls have … Continue reading

Arts and Entertainment / Maya Schneider / SHS Drama / Volume 94/Issue 5

Play enthuses

Shorewood High School’s production of Green Day’s American Idiot runs February 4, 5 and 6 in the Gensler Auditorium. This two-time Tony Award-winning musical is based on Green Day’s Grammy Award-winning rock album, American Idiot. The show is set in a post 9/11 world, and centers around three dissatisfied men trying to find their place … Continue reading

AFS Students / Arts and Entertainment / Elena Cruz / Volume 94/Issue 5

Showcase gives insight into student talent

Instrumentalists, dancers, comedians and singers: the 2015 rendition of AFS Showcase “Rise Up” lived up to its name on November 21 and 22, exceeding my already high expectations in SHS’s auditorium. Marie Matthias, Zach Lipo Zovic and Justine Spore, seniors, and Grace Anderson, Ellie Schmitt and Dayton Simenz, juniors, directed this student-run performance. The six … Continue reading

Arts and Entertainment / Volume 94/Issue 5 / Yasmin Mohd Sohailin

AP art duels hope to spark discussion

With the start of the year, the AP art class implemented a new addition to its curriculum: art duels. The students conduct this friendly competition in order to enhance their skills as artists. In a duel, one student challenges the other to create art within an hour, and their competitor picks the medium. At the … Continue reading