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After the “Whiteness” MX

"The Parker Weekly"

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The “whiteness” MX on November 6—during which four faculty and staff members and one student, members of AWARE (Alliance of White Anti-Racist Educators), stood on stage and spoke about what it meant to them to be white in...

New City Complex

Margot Hahn, Culture Critic

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Healthy eating spots such as Mariano’s, Yard House, Nando’s Peri Peri, Earl’s Kitchen & Bar can be found in New City Complex, the new development area at the dynamic intersection of North Avenue, Clybourn, and Halsted. ...

Coyle’s Corner 5

Bill Coyle, Columnist

December 18, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

If you haven’t heard of the Kardashians, it can only mean one of two things: you’ve been living under a rock your entire life, or you’re still golden, Ponyboy, and should at all costs keep it that way. Unfortunately, this...

Leveling the Playing Field 5

Eric Ingall, Columnist

December 18, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

Basketball is the second-most popular sport in the country, according to statistics, but it has a problems with its playoffs and their draft system, both of which need to change. Currently the eight best teams from each co...

Same Question, Less Options

Same Question, Less Options

December 18, 2015

Taylor’s Truths 5

Taylor Thompson, Columnist

December 18, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I often struggle to understand the way in which social oppression is perpetuated when, on the surface, many people in this world are not thirsty for blood and revenge, not malicious, not without an ounce of empathy. Many give ...

Picky Eaters

GJ Prior, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Parker’s food service, Quest, strives to be as organic and healthy as possible. This makes sense, but it has come with negative consequences. When the cafeteria went from ice cream and waffles to coconut water and oatmeal co...

Don’t Be Un-American

Don’t Be Un-American

December 18, 2015

Life Outside Parker’s Walls

Morgan Harler, Staff Writer

December 18, 2015

Filed under Features

Parker is in a city where the school’s faculty, staff, and students pass panhandlers on the daily. Seniors in the A period video documentary class, Nik Dhingra and Richard Moser, wondered how these people came to be in a po...

Rebound

Rebound

December 18, 2015

Independent Athletes vs. Gym Class

Jon Stone, Sports Editor

December 18, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

In a Student Government plenary session on November 6, senior Izzy Saker presented a proposal that would give student athletes who participate in out-of-school athletics the same exemption from gym class as in-school athletes...

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