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Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Students At Tri-North Middle School Take Action Regarding Sexist Dress Code

Frances Sheets, Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On Monday, May 15, a group of Tri-North Middle School students staged a peaceful protest in response to the school’s dress code, which is seen by many students as sexist and unfairly applied. The protest involved wearing t-shirts with handwritten slogans on them made by students. Both male and femal...

Growing Up Mormon

Kristen Bils, Reporter

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

“So how many mom’s do you have?” This is one of the questions people ask me when I tell them I’m a Latter-Day Saint (LDS) or Mormon. I don’t understand this stigma, as it happened over a hundred years ago and we haven’t practiced polygamy (plural marriage) since. The Mormon church techn...

Behind the Curtain of Muslim Culture

Cece Burton, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

Growing up and being taught to accept everyone is something that was beat into my head. Don’t judge someone by their race. Stay humble and be nice to everyone. If someone is less fortunate, then don’t judge them by their appearance. I was praised for loving everyone and accepting everyone for who ...

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

A FIRST HAND ACCOUNT: WHAT REALLY WENT DOWN IN D.C. LAST WEEKEND

Frances Sheets, Reporter, Photography Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Last Thursday, my mom and I embarked on our pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. We were two excited march goers unsure of what we would find. What I found is this: my experience at the march was cold, crowded, boring, and wonderful. But let me start at the beginning. When I first heard about the ...

How I Starved Myself To Be Thin And Didn’t Find Happiness

Anonymous, Contributor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Opinion

I don’t remember ever liking my body, not even from a young age. I was always a little chubby. ‘Baby fat’ people called it. I never had self-confidence; confidence never seemed to come easy to me. I remember a day probably in the 5th grade when I finally looked around at all the girls in my class....

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

isabel’s holiday playlist: the best indie christmas songs you’ve (n)ever heard, ranging from least to most obscure

Isabel Garcia, Litmag Editor, Copy Editor

December 16, 2016


Filed under Lit Mag, Opinion

christmas treat - julian casablancas ISABEL'S RATING: 5/5 SAFE FOR FAMILY GATHERING: YES!! "christmas treat" is the epitome of indie christmas music. julian casablancas' expertly crafted debut solo album, phrazes for the young, was the best thing to happen in all of 2009 (except for my n...

Black Lives Matter: How We (The Black Community) Desperately Need People to Stop Dehumanizing Us

Tracy Lamptey, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As a young black girl in today’s society, walking down the streets some days are terrifying. I’m afraid because when I look from person to person, I think: ‘Are they racist? Will they pull something out to kill me? Because I have watched the news and it is frightening.’ It is sometimes...

2 North Students. 2 Political parties. 3 debates. 1 Op-Ed.

Sydney Piercy and Frances Sheets, Reporters

October 31, 2016


Filed under News, Opinion

On Oct. 19th, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump hashed it out on stage, fighting for undecided voters, raising support in their respective parties, and hoping for spikes in the polls. They took full advantage of their last major televised campaign event before Americans...

Women Still Vote, Mr. Trump

Mary Cashman, Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I have several questions for the Republican Presidential Nominee, Donald J. Trump. What runs through your head? What makes you tick? What angles are you going for? Are you achieving them? Do you really think insulting anyone who isn’t like you is going to work? You’ve already insulted Latinos, Af...

IU Students Turn Downtown into Dumpster

IU Students Turn Downtown into Dumpster

Isabel Garcia, Lit Mag Editor & Copy Editor

September 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion

 Are you down-and-out and looking for a cheap, easy way to back-to-school shop? Look no further than 7th St. for the dumpster-diving experience of your dreams. The students are back in town, and while they do keep Bloomington from becoming, er, Pawnee (the fictional town from NBC's Parks and Recre...

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