Freshman explores in NOLS

Caiden Speigel, freshman, visited Idaho and Montana this summer for a National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) trip. Speigel spent 16 days hiking and 10 days white water rafting. NOLS is a nonprofit program that teaches students leadership skills in the outdoors. The students spend time in different areas throughout the world. Mountaineer Paul Petzoldt started the organization 46 years ago. The organization’s goal is to teach things that cannot be taught in a conventional classroom. Leadership is the main focus of what gets taught in NOLS. For each day on the trip, there would be a leader of the day … Continue reading Freshman explores in NOLS

Metro Market proves controversial

BY LEAH JORN — Oakland Avenue will soon gain a controversial addition: a multi-use complex, consisting of a two-story Metro Market, six-story 80-unit apartment complex and four-story parking garage sprawling nearly three blocks. A Shorewood ordinance states that no building can surpass four stories, but the Metro Market complex has received an exception. However, the apartment building has received significant opposition, posing the question of whether or not the building should be allowed to exceed the four-story limit. During village board, plan commission, design review board and various other public meetings regarding the new structure, residents came to voice their … Continue reading Metro Market proves controversial