Final Exam Exemption: Pros and Cons

For Urbana High School (UHS) students, being exempt from final exams seems like an impossible dream. However, some students in other school districts enjoy this privilege their senior year and many students, like the students of Warrenton High School (WHS)…

Student Opinion: Are we ready for PARCC?

Technology will guide the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) process to better gauge students’ learning according to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in 19 states, including Illinois, beginning next year. “[PARCC is] designed to…

Women In Sports

Women have been battling for equal treatment with men since anyone can remember. One of the times this is really shown is in sports. Different sports have encouraged a very distinct difference between men and women. The players as well…