The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

The Student News Site of Shorewood High School

Shorewood Ripples

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...

America’s grass isn’t really green

Sam Diliberti June 9, 2023

A look into the origins of the front lawn and its ecological impact On the surface, grass appears to signify humanity’s embrace of the natural world in our vast cities, but upon closer inspection grass...

Digital age comes with privacy concerns

Aud Jenkins April 24, 2023

The looming threat of digital footprint, online presence, and security concerns are those which we will always face as long as people communicate over the internet. But there’s no doubt that Gen Z and...

Tandoori Pizza

Shorewood’s newest restaurant mixes cuisines

Max Schmaling and Sonia Bendre March 21, 2023

Zai Khan is a prolific veteran of Indian-Pakistani cooking-- and also a software engineer, and a polyglot. He had been searching for a landing spot for years after leaving Anmol, another restaurant located...

courtesy OpenAI

Education vs Efficiency: ChatGPT

Editorial Staff February 22, 2023

We, the editorial staff, believe that while ChatGPT may be a useful tool for students, its potential to act as a “cheating device” raises serious concerns about the impact it could have on the educational...

Aramark partnership is immoral

Robert Gronert February 22, 2023

District food service provider utilizes unpaid prison labor In 2018, the Shorewood School District made the decision to outsource food service management to Aramark, a corporation that works in food service...