The Warrior

Staff equity meetings aim to bring awareness to biases

By Leda Edwards, Managing Editor

February 19, 2020

“The gap in achievement among students of different races is about poverty, not race.”  Do you agree strongly, neither agree nor disagree, or disagree strongly?  This is just one of the questions that staff members ha...

Lane ahead of Illinois initiative to prioritize gender inclusivity

By Olivia Fergus-Brummer, Managing Editor

February 17, 2020

Lane touts a diverse and inclusive environment. For the most part, Jude Greiner, who identifies as non-binary, feels comfortable expressing their gender identity through fashion and asking peers and teachers to use their preferred pronouns.  Howeve...

Freshmen now required to learn about consent in health classes

By Maryann Ress, News Editor

February 14, 2020

More than 250 new laws went into effect in Illinois Jan. 1. One of these bills was House Bill 3550, which requires Illinois schools to include an age-appropriate discussion on the meaning of consent for students in grades 6 through ...

Teachers, students discontent with make-up days

By Maryann Ress

December 20, 2019

On Nov. 5, CPS announced that as part of the deal to end the October Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) strike, schools would have to make up five of the 11 days missed over the strike’s duration.  As a condition of the deal, the scheduled da...

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