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Haunted history of Hallows Eve

Sky Moberly, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016

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Straddling the line between fall and winter, Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. Halloween culture can be traced back to the Celtic priests. Roots lay in the feast of Samhain, which was annually on October...

Shooting startles U of I

Olivia Lee, staff writer

October 6, 2016

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During the weekend of Saturday, September 25, chaos arose from the streets of the University of Illinois campus as a shooting occurred late that night around 12:38 am.  One person was killed in the shooting and four people we...

DCI crowns new champions

Mary Rose Prewitt, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

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This year’s Drum Corps International season may be over, but the excitement over the results has yet to even begin as preparation for next year commences. Staff and returning members now start over at dot one for next year. ...

Veterans with PTSD

Jonavon Clark, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

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About 2.7 million people in the world are Afghan/Iraqi war veterans. Of that 2.7 million, about 20% of those people are diagnosed with PTSD or post-traumatic stress disorder. The number of war veterans is constantly climbing,...

Election of 2016

Austin Hale, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016

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When the Election of 2016 ends in November, there is a 68.5% chance that Hillary Clinton will win the Election. But that leaves Donald Trump with a 31.5% chance to win in November. Hilary currently has the majority vote of 26...

Homecoming Contest: Day Five/Poster Ten (Wednesday, 9/28)

September 28, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that ...

Homecoming Contest: Day Five/Poster Nine (Wednesday, 9/28)

September 28, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that each poster is based o...

ACT vs SAT

Olivia Lee, staff writer

September 27, 2016

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For students entering their final years of high school, the topic of college has most likely been tossed around here and there. With the discussion of college comes the discussion of test scores. There is no sneaking around it....

Homecoming Contest: Day Four/Poster Eight (Tuesday, 9/27)

September 27, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that each poster is based o...

Homecoming Contest: Day Four/Poster Seven (Tuesday, 9/27)

September 27, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that each poster is based o...

Homecoming Contest: Day Three/Poster Six (Monday, 9/26)

September 26, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that each poster is b...

Homecoming Contest: Day Three/Poster Five (Monday, 9/26)

September 26, 2016

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The Crimson J is holding a contest in conjunction with Student Government. The Olympic-themed Homecoming posters visible around school are based on real Olympic images. Identify the location and date of the Olympics that each poster is b...

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