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3 ways The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 parallels the real world Plainfield North

Warning—spoilers included!

December 11, 2015

Domestic violence requires swift prevention tactics
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December 1, 2015

Domestic violence is not an isolated, random phenomenon. Like any form of abuse, it’s based on a desire to exercise control over another person.

Plainfield North students, staff honor deceased teacher
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November 2, 2015

Plainfield North students and staff dressed in blue at Friday’s spirit assembly to remember Ms. Triplett, who lost her life at the hands of domestic violence last month.

Social media gradually exposes Israeli settler violence
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October 22, 2015

The unique power of social media lies in its ability to give anyone a voice, regardless of journalistic influence or affiliation. The access to various streams of information is almost overwhelming, but essential in keeping the average person cognizant on the reality of Palestinian

Suicide prevention continues
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September 29, 2015

Every 12.95 minutes, an American commits suicide, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. But the lives lost are more than forgettable statistics. They represent an arduous struggle, a grueling challenge that looms over suicidal individuals on a daily level.

Seniors disappointed by finals decision
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September 14, 2015

It looks like Plainfield North has exempted itself from giving finals exemption. With only one year remaining, seniors were promised last year that exceeding a 23 on the ACT would guarantee exemption from finals. However, at the annual Student Handbook assembly last month, the

How to stop “backbiting”
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July 24, 2015

Sometimes, there’s a vicious satisfaction in bad-mouthing someone behind their back. Whether it’s complaining about your lousy boss or criticizing your teacher’s lack of fashion sense, most of us can’t go more than a few hours without insulting someone when they’re not present. Now

Meet Mash Insider Zahra Ali
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June 29, 2015

Hi, I’m Zahra and this is my blog for Mash Insider. First, a little bit about me: I’m 17, Muslim and going to be a senior at Plainfield North High School (Woo! Senior year!). Although I was born and raised in the Chicagoland area,