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Volleyball teams strive to succeed despite losses
Basketball / Nilesh Abraham / Sports / Volume 93/Issue 2

Volleyball teams strive to succeed despite losses

Both girls and boys teams have had successful seasons thus far The boys and girls volleyball teams are well into their respective seasons and are excited to continue last year’s successful seasons. The girls team’s record is 3-1 so far, beating Whitnall, Cudahy and Brown Deer and losing to Greenfield. They came in 2nd at … Continue reading

XC teams stride confidently into new season and new successes
Cross Country / Maya Schneider / Sports / Volume 93/Issue 2

XC teams stride confidently into new season and new successes

The boys and girls cross country teams have gained momentum after getting their feet wet with the first few meets of the season. Both teams competed in the West Allis Central Bulldog Invitational on September 5. Girls and boys on the JV and varsity sides came away with victories, sweeping the meet. This meet was … Continue reading

Star player makes switch
Kathleen Fatica / Sports / Volume 93/Issue 2

Star player makes switch

Tejon Lucas, junior, transferred to Milwaukee Washington this year for undisclosed reasons. Lucas was a standout on the boys basketball team during his first two years of high school. Known amongst his teammates for his goofy demeanor and serious skills, Lucas was not only a valuable player on Shorewood’s basketball team, but he has also … Continue reading

Students should choose HoCo theme
Editorial / Opinion/Editorial / Volume 93/Issue 2

Students should choose HoCo theme

With the fall season comes exciting functions for the student body such as spirit week, Messwood football games and the homecoming dance, seen as the culmination of these opening festivities. This year, however, students were upset by the homecoming theme itself, and the way it was chosen. The Student Council Executive Board originally selected fiesta … Continue reading

Olivia Holbrook / Opinion / Opinion/Editorial / Volume 93/Issue 2

Voter ID laws suppress turnout

This fall, a three-judge panel of the US 7th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Wisconsin’s voter ID law, making it necessary for all voters to show a form of photo ID before voting. Voting is a right of the people and something that should not be limited without good reason. Wisconsin’s voter ID law makes … Continue reading

Dress code perpetuates sexism
Emma Soldon / Opinion / Opinion/Editorial / Volume 93/Issue 2

Dress code perpetuates sexism

Most dress codes are sexist. Regulations are almost exclusively aimed at female students’ bodies; words like “inappropriate” are used as euphemisms for “slutty.” Girls who wear clothing deemed “inappropriate” are stigmatized. Others assume that clothing which showcases certain body parts indicates a sexual intent or desire; in effect, this demonizes and shames girls purely for … Continue reading