Shorewood Ripples

COVID is not over, re-establish safety standards

Editorial Staff

October 15, 2020

The U.S. reacted slowly and poorly to the coronavirus pandemic. We had warnings from scientists and other countries being affected. We sat by and watched as China’s and Italy’s numbers climbed in February and early March. It wasn’t until March 13 that President Trump declared a national emergency. E...

Reevaluate protest biases

Editorial Staff

June 15, 2020

On the evening of May 31st, police in riot gear prevented protesters from coming down N. Oakland Ave into Shorewood. This single incident is emblematic of a larger issue in Shorewood. Granted, there were some residents, many of them younger people, who were angry and disturbed that the protesters were blo...

Gap years: valuable exposure

Editorial Staff

June 5, 2019

We the editors feel that despite the stigma surrounding gap years, they offer obvious benefits. Society tells us that we, as students, are supposed to enter college directly after graduating from high school. Gap years are labeled as something that we should be ashamed of and therefore avoid at all c...

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