The Phoenix Chronicle

DACA Renewal

Cindy Nunez

February 14, 2019

Why must we be at a disadvantage compared to other legal U.S citizens? On September 21, 2012 the Dreamers Act was instilled, a bill that allowed the children of immigrants that were brought here illegally to be able to study and work in the U.S. if they met certain requirements. This gives millions of undocume...

The Wall

Joshua Smith

February 13, 2019

“When Mexico is sending its people, they’re not sending their best.... They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing drugs. They’re rapists….,” stated Donald J. Trump  on June 16, 2015. Trump shutdown the government for 35 days because of that belief. He wants Democrats to give him a budget ...

Bears Off Season

Edwin Alvarez

April 12, 2018

The Chicago bears are looking to be this year NFL Cinderella team. It is clear that they are the winners of the free agency after loading up there offense to help Mitchell Trubisky find the end zone.   This year addition to the Chicago bears include 2015 Pro bowl wide receiver Allen Robinson, Supe...

Lebron the GOAT

Lebron the GOAT

Gabriel Cadena

April 9, 2018

There are debates going on about who is the best player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) history. Many people have argued about Kobe Bryant, Lebron James, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, and of course Michael Jordan. Some people disagree about this because they believe it’s not true, but many argue...

America’s #1 Even Better

Julisa Munos-Vargas

March 22, 2018

The “Tide Pod challenge” is a real viral phenomenon where people bite into Tide brand laundry detergent pods. Teenagers are taking this new trend and posting themselves biting into Tide Pods. Tide first introduced these pods in 2012; Tide and other companies that manufacture similar products have had to pu...

Students Let Down Over Walk Out

Briana Clay

March 15, 2018

On March 14, 2018, at 10 am, Chicago Public Schools did different things to show support for the Florida victims. For example, at Walter Payton, students and the administration came together to figure out what would best support the student’s First Amendment ; Walter Payton students decided to lock...

Sports in High School

Steven Monroy

March 15, 2018

Many students throughout their four years of high school join sports as a way to destress. Some sports are more physical than others, sometimes even too dangerous according to critics.  There's many sports to join in high school, and sports like hockey, soccer, basketball and football allow people to me...



Estrella Villa

March 14, 2018

On March 14, 2018, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School assembled a walk out for all the students who are against gun violence on the one month anniversary of their school shooting, which killed 17 innocent human beings. The walk out was planned for 10 AM, students were to walk out of school without a...

The Legal Age to Smoke

Aldo Rojas

March 14, 2018

For some teens, when they finally turn 18, one of the first things they may want to do with their new “freedom” is try to out cigarettes. But since 2014, most states in the U.S., including Illinois, passed the Tobacco 21 Ordinance that changed the legal age to purchase cigarettes to 21. However, I be...

Why You Should Play Video Games

Uriah Allen

March 13, 2018

Wanna play? Let’s Go! Studies show that playing video games provides  relaxation and a kind of comfort from what we face in our daily lives. Video games are not only popular amongst kids, but a vast majority of adults.   Some of the pros for playing video games are that they help you make decisi...

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