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

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...

Increase transparency in the district budget

Increase transparency in the district budget

Alexis Hu and Sam Diliberti February 22, 2023

At the January 24 school board meeting, teachers, parents, and community members gathered to advocate for the steps and lanes salary structure to be funded in light of the operating referendum. The referendum,...

Gen Z and the rise of social media

Aud Jenkins and Aiko Levick February 19, 2023

A lot of people think they can tell non-branded content from an ad. After all, people’s interests are constantly changing, and the world along with them. With Gen Z now being the most tech-reliant...

Administration, we demand a change

Aud Jenkins February 19, 2023

It happens in the halls. It happens in the classroom. It happens at school-sponsored events. It happens while we’re walking home with your very own students. Among Shorewood students, a silent...

Discussion: Israel-Palestine conflict

Robert Gronert, Sophia Levitas-Goren December 1, 2022

Note: This discussion deals with a complex and controversial topic.  We ask readers to keep in mind that this discussion was edited heavily for the purposes of brevity.  It is not possible to mention...

True crime: for better or worse?

Aud Jenkins December 1, 2022

With the recent release of the Netflix series Dahmer, the crime entertainment industry is booming now more than ever. Police procedurals and court dramas have long been an integral part of America's television...

Midterm elections: wins and losses

Robert Gronert December 1, 2022

It's a Bobbery! By Bobby Gronert As many of you may have heard, thanks to the news, social media, or the healthy advertising budgets of Ron Johnson, Mandela Barnes, Tony Evers, and Tim Michels, we had...

Anti-homeless design must end

Aud Jenkins October 28, 2022

The walk on your way to school, work, or a friend’s house may seem mundane to you, but for some, it is a battlefield.  “Defensive architecture” is and has been present in many major metropolitan...