Category Archives: Political Involvement

Rhymes with Witch

“Bitch.” My body tenses as the cold, sharp word hits me. The rounded “Bi” sound curls into something ugly as the sour clap of the “ch” sound reverberates in my mind. “Bitch.” A word that has become so casually personal

Rhymes with Witch

“Bitch.” My body tenses as the cold, sharp word hits me. The rounded “Bi” sound curls into something ugly as the sour clap of the “ch” sound reverberates in my mind. “Bitch.” A word that has become so casually personal

Syria: No Right Answer

Although everyone has been talking about Syria, not everyone knows what’s going on. People often make the mistake of nodding their head when they are unsure of conversations regarding foreign affairs, rather than inquiring upon specificities. If you do this,

Syria: No Right Answer

Although everyone has been talking about Syria, not everyone knows what’s going on. People often make the mistake of nodding their head when they are unsure of conversations regarding foreign affairs, rather than inquiring upon specificities. If you do this,

Say NO To GMO!

                                                                     From the GMO/Monsanto protest in Chicago on saturday May 26th. To learn more go to: http://occupy-monsanto.com/

Say NO To GMO!

                                                                     From the GMO/Monsanto protest in Chicago on saturday May 26th. To learn more go to: http://occupy-monsanto.com/

Are we THE Selfish Generation? (no.)

Last week, Joel Stein slammed the youth of America with his cover story, “The Me Me Me Generation,” for Time magazine. In his first paragraph Stein prefaces the article by acknowledging, “I am about to do what old people have

Are we THE Selfish Generation? (no.)

Last week, Joel Stein slammed the youth of America with his cover story, “The Me Me Me Generation,” for Time magazine. In his first paragraph Stein prefaces the article by acknowledging, “I am about to do what old people have

Affordable Housing in Winnekta

As members of the IGSS community at New Trier High School we have the opportunity to research and act on any subject that interests us in the yearlong “CREATE” project. Myself and two other students had heard about what happened

Affordable Housing in Winnekta

As members of the IGSS community at New Trier High School we have the opportunity to research and act on any subject that interests us in the yearlong “CREATE” project. Myself and two other students had heard about what happened

Millennials: Joining the Conversation

At the start of Youth Political Engagement, we wanted to interview our peers to see what they had to say about politics and youth engagement. We were surprised and excited to find that everyone, even those who claimed they didn’t

Millennials: Joining the Conversation

At the start of Youth Political Engagement, we wanted to interview our peers to see what they had to say about politics and youth engagement. We were surprised and excited to find that everyone, even those who claimed they didn’t

Fighting With Our Vote

People are often averse to being approached on the street, but many are surprised when all I am asking for is if their voter registration is up to-date. No catches, no tricks, no emails. I am 16 years old, two

Fighting With Our Vote

People are often averse to being approached on the street, but many are surprised when all I am asking for is if their voter registration is up to-date. No catches, no tricks, no emails. I am 16 years old, two