Editorial: Teenagers avoid warnings on vaping

September 27, 2019

The first death with a link to vaping has recently occurred in Illinois. It is no longer a mere hypothesis that these e-cigarettes, in fact, lead to serious illnesses. People should avoid vaping and Juuling until doctors and...

Bengals from Both Angles – At Issue: Musicians dabble in different genres

Savanna Thomas, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

There is no doubt that “pop” music is popular. A lot of musicians, not classified as pop, sometimes dabble in the genre. But one might wonder whether those musicians have given up on making it using their own genre or if...

Bengals from Both Angles- At Issue: Musicians dabble in different genres

Rayne Branch, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Pop music is the new sellout. In recent years, a lot of modern rock bands, including those within the pop punk genre like Fall Out Boy, Panic! At the Disco and All Time Low, have shifted to a more mainstream/electro pop sound...

Time for eight-period school days

Alizah Qadri, Editor-in-chief 2018-2019

February 23, 2019

At its January meeting, Plainfield School District 202 board members asked the community to offer feedback about the possibility of switching from a seven-period day to an eight-period day. The additional class period would...