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GOP Primaries

GOP Primaries

Jack Levitan, Editor February 20, 2024

The GOP (Grand Old Party) primaries are in full swing and started on January 15, 2024, at the Iowa Caucuses. The candidates for this year's primaries are Nikki Haley and Donald Trump. By the end...

What is 5-Star? Central Navigates New Hall Pass App

What is 5-Star? Central Navigates New Hall Pass App

Adam Edwards, Staff February 20, 2024

When Champaign Central students returned from winter break in early January, they were greeted with news of a new app called 5-Star which would be implemented the next week, with students entering...

What Does Trump’s Large Win in the Iowa Caucus Mean for the Rest of the Election?

What Does Trump’s Large Win in the Iowa Caucus Mean for the Rest of the Election?

Darwyn Sly, Staff February 20, 2024

For the 2024 election, the Republican Iowa Caucus voting occurred on January 15th. With 99% of the results tallied, Donald Trump had 51% of the vote, which according to CBS “is the largest margin...

Trumps Disqualification Trial

Trump’s Disqualification Trial

Bincy Lawrence, Staff November 27, 2023

Former U.S. President, Donald Trump, is undergoing a trial to determine whether the 14th Amendment's “insurrectionist ban” applies to him, possibly making him unable to be on Colorado’s presidential...

Israeli-Hamas War Has Trapped Many

Israeli-Hamas War Has Trapped Many

Estevan Medel-Morales, Staff November 27, 2023

On October 7, 2023, a militant group called Hamas launched an assault on southern Israel; Gunmen killed more than 1,400 people, injured about 3,300, and took about 200 as hostages according to CNN....

Security Measures on the Rise Across Unit 4 Following Shooting, Criticism by City Council

Security Measures on the Rise Across Unit 4 Following Shooting, Criticism by City Council

Adam Edwards, Staff October 30, 2023

On September 26th, Champaign Community Unit 4 School District Superintendent Dr. Sheila Boozer announced the district will soon be installing weapon detection systems at all three of its middle schools....

France Moving Homeless People Out of Paris to be “Presentable” for 2024 Olympics

France Moving Homeless People Out of Paris to be “Presentable” for 2024 Olympics

Darwyn Sly, Staff October 30, 2023

The French government makes plans to move homeless people out of Paris ahead of the 2024 Olympics. They have been asking officials around France to set up "temporary regional accommodation facilities"...

“Purge Law” Passed As Constitutional In Illinois

“Purge Law” Passed As Constitutional In Illinois

Estevan Medel-Morales, Staff October 30, 2023

Governor of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker, approved the Safety Accountability Fairness and Equity-Today (SAFE-T) Act in 2021. It was approved by him to make the justice system more equitable by eliminating cash...

New Covid Variant Plagues the U.S.

New Covid Variant Plagues the U.S.

John B. Riegel, Staff September 26, 2023

Covid spikes are on the rise in America yet again and it could be worse. Hospital rates are up 23.6%. Some schools in states like Virginia have already shut down due to the variants more contagious element...

Marooned on Summer Paradise – Homecoming 2023

Adam Edwards, Staff September 26, 2023

Another year, another homecoming week. Every fall thousands of high schools and colleges across the country host Homecoming weeks that end with the big football game, followed by a grand school dance....

11 Years After the Fukushima Incident, Japan is Still Dealing with Its Nuclear Plants

11 Years After the Fukushima Incident, Japan is Still Dealing with Its Nuclear Plants

Estevan Medel, Staff September 25, 2023

Japan is to release 1.34 million metric tons of treated water into the Pacific Ocean from August 26 for the next 40 years. Japan is doing this to drain their water tanks (~1,000 tanks) to decommission...

UNC-Chapel Hill: Another School Affected by Gun Violence

UNC-Chapel Hill: Another School Affected by Gun Violence

Hailey Wenzel, Staff September 25, 2023

On Monday, August 28th, 2023 Tailei Qi walked onto the University of North Carolina campus with a 9mm handgun and shot and killed professor Zijie Yan. After looking into Qi’s social media, police...

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