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Stop shaming people for going out responsibly

Since Feb. 4, every region in Illinois has maintained the requirements needed to operate at Phase 4 mitigations. That means bars and restaurants are open for indoor dining at reduced capacity, and other activities that had been suspended, like indoor fitness classes, are back in full force. Even at such establishments, many precautions still remain […]

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Biden’s success as president will be determined at 100-day mark

Joe Biden has a lot of promises to live up to. This time around, American lives depend on his ability to meet the mark with some of his largest promises, most notably the effort to get 100 million people vaccinated by the end of his first 100 days. It is a bold promise, certainly, though […]

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People Must Treat Each Other With Respect After Hearing Election Results

When I first heard about the results of the election that Joe Biden had won, my reaction was feelings of relief and excitement; everyone knew that it would be a close race, but in reality, Trump only got 214 electoral votes, while Biden got 290 electoral votes, when he only needed 270 to win. When […]

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Why Your Vote Matters

With the presidential election quickly approaching, the majority of Americans are getting their votes in now. For some, this may be a familiar process and for others it may be their first time voting. Regardless of the amount of times you’ve voted, your ballot matters all the same.  Voting allows everyday people, students, like you […]

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Is Halloween Canceled?

With Halloween just around the corner and the threat of the coronavirus still around, it seems as though plans for this year must change. Many traditional holidays are coming up and people have never had to reimagine them quite like this. But don’t worry; if Halloween is your favorite day to celebrate, there are plenty […]

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Acrylic Pour Paintings Trend Turns Everyone Into an Artist

Acrylic pouring has to be one of the coolest painting techniques that I have ever encountered on the internet.  During the past summer, I saw many craft stores, like Hobby Lobby, selling products like pre-mixed paint and books about all the different pouring techniques.  Even though I have seen this, and many videos of it […]

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