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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

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...

Far-right leader voted in

Sam Diliberti October 28, 2022

Italian elections provide a warning for our own As a result of a recent snap election with historically low voter turnout, Giorgia Meloni, leader of the Brothers of Italy party will become the Prime Minister...

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Local socialist politician wins assembly seat

Robert Gronert September 22, 2022

Darrin Madison talks with Shorewood youth socialist advocate This past August, Darrin Madison won the democratic primary for the 10th State Assembly District, and with no republican competitor, is the...

Charlotte Wood (left), Feminist Club co-founder

Abortion access is everyone’s fight

Charlotte Wood September 22, 2022

New developments call for personal responsibility On June 24th, 2022, Roe V. Wade was overturned, and there was no more federal, constitutional right to get an abortion. The basic access to medical care...

Socialism is on the rise in MKE

Bobby Gronert March 16, 2022

Milwaukee’s hometown hero is coming home. Its name? Socialism. This town has always been socialist. Milwaukee was a working class city, one full of laborers. We built railroads and dockyards and other...

Shorewood needs diversity in news sources

Sophie Diliberti and Noe Goldhaber November 17, 2021

It’s no secret that American news has a tendency to be partisan, biased and at times inaccurate. We tend to associate these problems with the far right, blaming Fox News and Donald Trump for the rapid...

For girls of color, dating can be challenging

Shannon Carlson and Sophia Wiley May 2, 2021

Dating in high school is hard. Developing a crush, gathering up the courage to ask them out, and then if things don’t go well, dealing with the sting of rejection. This is universal. But what about when...

Statements shouldn’t replace conversations

Editorial Staff April 28, 2021

On April 22, two days after Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd, the Shorewood School District sent a communication to all high school teachers. It contained a letter that they were...

District sex ed curriculum needs changes

Editorial Staff April 28, 2021

We, the editors of Ripples, feel that the district’s consent education curriculum and response to the stories shared by SHS students and alumni is inadequate and insincere.  Existing issues regarding...