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From the Editor: What are you doing for the holidays?

November 14, 2017 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Last week’s snow, the first of the season, was a little reminder about the coming months. It also served as a reminder that the holidays are right around the corner.

Holidays have always been a strange time for me. I...

From the Editor: The cost of good journalism

November 9, 2017 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Truth told, I never expected to be a journalist. 

I’ve always had pipe dreams. When I was a kid I wanted to be a professional skateboarder. In high school I had no idea what I wanted to be but I knew I wanted to play...

From the Sports Editor: Jumping in, getting to work

by Brittany Kapa, Sports Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Over the last few months I have realized that sports, and sports writing, is a bigger part of my day-to-day life than I realized. 

So, when I was given the opportunity to be a sports editor with 22nd Century Media, I...

From the Editor: Taxpayer dollars shouldn't be spent on frivolous endeavors

by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Something that grinds the gears of nearly every taxpaying citizen is irresponsible spending on the government level. People may have different ideas of what qualifies as frivolous spending, but most are not happy to hear their hard-...

From the Editor: Sharing the road goes both ways, for the most part

by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Social media often attracts the extremes of either side, so the comment section generally isn’t the greatest place to source information from. Recently, however, comments on a post made by the City of Highland Park regarding cyclists...