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From the Editor: A digital presence in modern journalism

April 14, 2018 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

As journalism evolves into the modern era, journalists have had to adapt to the ever changing flow of news.

The speed at which we get the information out and the number of places you get news from has changed...

From the Editor: Young Americans need to vote

March 28, 2018 by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

In a time when political strife has become such commonplace and many youth are calling for radical change locally, statewide and nationwide, it’s unacceptable that the Chicago Board of Elections reported only 3 percent of millennials...

From the Editor: Some business better than none at all

by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

On Monday, March 26, The Highland Park City Council denied a special-use permit for Baird & Warner to open up an office space at 579 Central Ave. in downtown Highland Park. 

The City Council denied it outright,...

From the Editor: Take the time to appreciate local art

by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

This is somewhat of a callback to a previous editorial, calling on readers to support the local arts. 

However, in this case, there’s a specific exhibit I have in mind. 

The Landmark is not in the...

From the Editor: Commemorating community leaders, building new ones

by Xavier Ward, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Death is never an easy obstacle to overcome. Whether it is sudden or at the end of a long life, it is no easier to swallow. 

However, the mark of a life well-lived is the stories people tell about you and your acts. ...