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

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...

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...