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Flipping Open the Magazine

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

July 22, 2013

“Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.” That quote, from the Ancient Greek author Aesop, justifies Rolling Stone magazine’s latest cover article about suspected...

After Fire Drill Dilemma, AP Scores Delayed

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

July 22, 2013

Though the majority of Advanced Placement exam scores were released July 8, Shaker’s AP U.S. History and AP German students are still awaiting their results. “I feel quite frustrated,” said rising junior Narayan Sundararajan,...

New Science Lab Bumps Classes to Basement

Abby White, Campus and City Editor

June 6, 2013

Teachers and students have been displaced as renovations convert Rooms 259 and 260 into a new science lab. “It’s more an emotional disruption than an academic disruption,” said Team English teacher Robin Taylor, whose...

Abby White, 2015 Treasurer

Mariel Lustig, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2013

Why did you decide to run? Abby White was a representative for two years and said she wants to take a more active role. "I chose the position of treasurer because I have had experience with fundraising. I also like Student...

Rock Hall Nominees Stretch Borders of Rock ‘N’ Roll

Abby White, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2012

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are always accomplished, generally famous and invariably disputed.  The reason? Rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t “really lend itself to a hard and fast definition,” said band director Adrian...

Student Scored to Evaluate Teachers

Abby White, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2012

            Teachers in Chicago recently ended a strike against their district’s new teacher evaluation system and its reliance on student performance.  Shaker’s own teacher evaluation model is undergoing similar...

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