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The Bible, as seen on TV

Julia Brown, Columnist

April 30, 2013

Many claim it is the greatest story ever told, taking over 1,600 years to write and becoming the best selling book of all time. Its stories have been told and retold, through word of mouth, movies, television specials, singing...

Editorial: Our opinion on gun control laws

Journal Editorial Board

April 30, 2013

Promoting public safety remains a top priority in our society. From the tragedy at Columbine High School to the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the question of how to protect citizens from those with ill intentions and the Second...

Snowfall

Alex Johnson, Illustrator

April 23, 2013

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The Asperger diaries

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

April 23, 2013

In 1944, Hans Asperger, an Austrian pediatrician, noted odd behaviors in some of his young patients. They were clumsy, shy and often ignored the basic rules of conversation: turn-taking, eye contact and inflection. They were...

Coaches gone wild

Adam Buck, Assistant Editor for Features

April 17, 2013

Throughout sports history, coaches have always been there to lead and inspire their athletes to excel. Each coach has a different tactic to get their team to focus and to work hard, and one common tactic used by coaches is to...

Getting graphic: The new comic art

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

April 17, 2013

Comics, along with TV, rock music and artificial sweeteners, have long been blamed for the corruption of world youth. They’ve been routinely dismissed as cheap, disposable entertainment with a target audience made mostly of...

Prepare for bad weather

Anthony Anello, Guest Columnist

April 17, 2013

The Illinois Emergency Management Agency knows all too well how critical it is that everyone is prepared for an emergency.  The National Weather Service (NWS) and state and local emergency management officials strongly encourage...

All Nighter

Alex Johnson, Illustrator

April 10, 2013

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Karaoke, the perfect cure for social anxiety

Robert Von Nordheim, Columnist

April 10, 2013

Music is all around us. We hear it at home, on TV and in our cars. At work we might hear its lesser cousin, Muzak, and with the advent of the MP3 player, we don’t have to spend a single second in silence. But even when we...

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