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Defining the Inclusion Coordinator

Charlie Moog

June 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions

I’d like to address a few of the points made by our President in his response to the call for him to fulfill his constitutional obligation.  First and foremost: I support the existence of the Inclusion Coordinator.  I reco...

Another Day, Another Meal

Lindsay Carlin, Brief Writer

June 10, 2017

Filed under Immersions

During Conference on a Thursday, the cafeteria bustles with students toting to-go containers filled with homemade grilled cheese and tomato soup. Some grab a Naked smoothie from the cooler and a bagel from the bin by the salad...

The Inclusion Imperative

Kaden Florsheim

June 10, 2017

Filed under Opinions

 I ran for President because I wanted to make Student Government more inclusive and ensure that our school provides a better forum for students who are afraid to speak or whose voices go unheard. I was thrilled that my message resonated...

In Response to “The Weekly”‘s Coverage of The Kolver Library

June 10, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Dear Weekly Editors and Writers, Thank you for all of your hard work this year. Having worked as a writer for my high school and college newspapers, I know it is a big time commitment to keep a publication going all year with t...

In Response to “Tapping into A New Year”

June 10, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Freshman year I took Ms. Lee’s Geometry+ course and moved on to her Algebra 2/Trigonometry class this year. The pattern I have followed in class, using my iPad everyday for notes, will end next year due to what classes Ms. Le...

Editorial, Issue 11 – Volume CVI

The Parker Weekly

June 10, 2017

Filed under Editorials

In the beginning, five candidates were in the running to become the next Student Government President. By the time students took to the ballot, only three remained. Though junior Martha Wedner dropped out of the race because of othe...

Inclusion and the Constitution

Avani Kalra, Staff Writer

June 10, 2017

Filed under News

Five out of the five platforms of presidential candidates this year mentioned the inclusion of a more diverse group of voices in Student Government in their platforms. Over the last few years, the push to include a bigger range ...

Prep Beyond the Test

Sophia Saker, Copy Editor

June 10, 2017

Filed under Immersions

Off a narrow white hallway lies an array of rooms, none larger than a mud room, and inside each one finds a table, two chairs, a whiteboard, and quotes on the wall from famous educators. Sitting adjacent from each other are a ...

The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg

Cecilia Sheppard, Culture Critic

June 10, 2017

Filed under Culture

Pop artist Takashi Murakami is a storyteller. He uses a clean line, bright colors, and traditional mediums of printmaking and sculpture to reach a global audience. He is largely revered as “the new Andy Warhol.” Just as...

Tar Heels Land Junior Olympian

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

June 10, 2017

Filed under Sports

It is not every day that a Parker student commits to a college for a sport, and it is even more rare that a student commits to a Division 1 program. But that’s exactly what graduating senior Charlie Roth has done. After eight y...

My Piece of the House, Issue 11

Sammy Kagan, Columnist

June 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

When I was younger I used to spend my summers on the UIC Campus, attending Apachi Jewish Day Camp for weeks at a time while holding lemonade stands on my off-days. From time to time my mother, at my begging, would take out side...

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