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Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

Met Gala held despite crisis in Palestine

Ana Pheister June 8, 2024

The Met Gala has long been known for its showstopping fashion. It spawns countless articles every year, discussing the outfits, the partygoers, and who managed to fit the dress code. But the Gala isn’t...

“Big Back,” the history behind the overused word

Aiko Levick June 8, 2024

Writing can be exhausting sometimes, which is why I like to eat a “back-multiplying,” or, in other words, fattening meal before I start a new project or article. The meal in question? A sandwich, with...

How TikTok is hurting the quality of our books

Sophia Levitas-Goren and Ana Pheister March 9, 2024

In recent years with the rise of TikTok, many books have become more about sales than about quality storytelling. Authors often have books published every year and sometimes more than once a year. When...

A call for more conscious, mindful consumption

Aud Jenkins and Andrina Roberts March 9, 2024

Are you “that girl?” Or perhaps you're a rockstar girlfriend? Maybe cottagecore is more your speed, or even dark academia. You set yourself apart with your aesthetic– a visual theme supported by...

Israeli violence against Palestinians must end

Sam Diliberti March 7, 2024

Since October 7th, one in every 100 Palestinians in Gaza have been killed. Dozens of thousands more have been injured, and many more are missing. 1.4 million people have been displaced, more than 80% of...

In losing the humanities, we’re losing humanity

Aud Jenkins and Andrina Roberts February 11, 2024

There is a certain odd, obsessive romanticism the internet takes to with the idea of the ‘tortured academic.’  It is as if, somehow, we have cast out the idea of the self-exiled scholar from our...

Ditch the rose-tinted glasses about Gypsy-Rose

Aiko Levick February 11, 2024

Gypsy-Rose Blanchard is not just an internet sensation. She’s a victim and a felon. If you occupy the same spaces online as I do, surely you know that by now. For those of you who are scratching your...

Navigating the trek of college application

Jillian Beaster and Sonia Bendre September 24, 2023

Here we are again, a new school year, for the hundredth time (literally). Entering a new grade is always exciting, because the possibilities of the upcoming year are seemingly endless. Though for the seniors...

The Republican presidential race intensifies as candidates Ramaswamy (left)
and Haley (right) square off.

Republican party primary debate review

Max Schmaling and Robert Gronert September 24, 2023

Four miles away from Shorewood stands the largest indoor stadium in Wisconsin, home to the Milwaukee Bucks, Marquette Eagles, and Drake concerts. But on the night of August 23, the Fiserv Forum hosted...

Shorewood’s left wing is intolerant

Robert Gronert June 9, 2023

Political debate often devolves from education to personal attacks Shorewood likes to see itself in a certain light. The Village, this political bastion of hope, is full of those proudly proclaiming to...

Surgeon general issues advisory warning

Editorial June 9, 2023

Social media’s harmful nature proves mental health risk for teens On May 23, 2023, United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory cautioning the public of the adverse effect of...

Shorewood teaches consent poorly

Charlotte Wood June 9, 2023

 If your friend walks into your house with a pizza and you ate it with them one day and then they came back the next day with another pizza and offered you a slice and you declined, how would you feel...