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Girls XC starts season with over 60 runners
Celeste Carroll / Cross Country / Sports / Volume 94/Issue 1

Girls XC starts season with over 60 runners

Girls cross country expects a strong start to the fall season after a summer of productivity and an increase in roster size. Throughout the summer, group runs were led by senior captains: Alison Reinhoffer, Olivia Holbrook, Claire Stowe and Morgan Florsheim, with the goal of training for the start of the fall season on August … Continue reading

Senior club swimmers compete at junior national championships
Maeve McKaig / Sports / Swimming / Volume 94/Issue 1

Senior club swimmers compete at junior national championships

Eva Jorn, Zach Hammond and Michael Perry, seniors, traveled to Indianapolis for the 2015 National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Junior National Championships from July 28 to August 1. All three swimmers had previously competed at the national level at the NCSA Spring Championships in Orlando last March, and Jorn had qualified the year before. Although … Continue reading

Tattoo shop exceeds expectations
Monica Dix / Opinion / Volume 94/Issue 1

Tattoo shop exceeds expectations

Positronic’s interior surprisingly fits in community Positronic is an adjective used commonly in the science fiction genre, often indicating a transition from mechanical and technical into consciousness. Positronic is also the name of Shorewood’s first ever tattoo parlor, located on Capitol Drive. Initially, I was extremely skeptical of the value of having a tattoo shop … Continue reading

America needs equal education
Madeline Wilson / Opinion / Volume 94/Issue 1

America needs equal education

There is a significant difference in the quality of education available to students in the Shorewood School District and other nearby suburbs than in inner city Milwaukee. This inequality is a fact of life not only locally, but in cities across America. American public schools receive about half their funding from local property taxes, so … Continue reading

Today’s view of anatomy must improve
Elena Cruz / Opinion / Volume 94/Issue 1

Today’s view of anatomy must improve

During the Renaissance period, women’s legs were banned from sight. In 1907, Australian underwater ballerina Annette Kellerman was thrown in jail for showing her arms and neck in a swimsuit. In 2015, women are still publically shamed when exposing their breasts. In this age, with the development of gender equality, this unfair stanza must be … Continue reading

Best books of summer 2015- Judy Blume, Jennifer Mathieu and Moira Fowley-Doyle
Arts and Entertainment / Shimana Bose / Volume 94/Issue 1

Best books of summer 2015- Judy Blume, Jennifer Mathieu and Moira Fowley-Doyle

Judy Blume- In The Unlikely Event In the Unlikely Event is Judy Blume’s latest adult novel, based on true events, that took place in the town of Elizabeth, NJ, in the 1950’s. Something most extraordinary is the way that the novel tells about events that the author lived through herself as a teenager. The novel is … Continue reading

Modern Rebels showcases variety
Arts and Entertainment / Celeste Carroll / Milwaukee Art Museum / Sydney Widell / Volume 94/Issue 1

Modern Rebels showcases variety

Transcending time and medium, the Modern Rebels exhibit housed in the Milwaukee Art Museum portrays the enduring challenge faced by artists everywhere 〞 the challenge to push the boundaries of convention and acceptance and to establish an identity as an artist. The exhibit, which closes September 20, is surely one to please those wishing to … Continue reading