Month: June 2015

Running With The Big Dogs

Running With The Big Dogs

Marcus P Pitt Bulls Each day, all over the city, large dogs like Pit Bulls and Rottweilers, are unfairly demonized because of their size and reputation.  People run away from big dogs.  They will call the… Continue Reading

Gang Banging

Gang Banging

By:  Cynthia S In the Englewood community today, young boys are being involved in gangs. These boys are  dropping out of school and joining gangs to feel they have others who will protect them from danger. In Englewood, these gangs… Continue Reading

Too Young

By: Reginald B When I walk around 54th Street, Wood Street , 55th Street, and Damen, even in my school, I see pregnant teens or women who had sex young having hard times.  A lot of teens I know  have… Continue Reading

School Uniforms

School Uniforms

By Chris V At Tilden, students are required to comply with a mandatory school uniform policy. This policy is frowned upon by many of my peers because it’s unhygienic.  This policy has been in existence for 3 years.  Our school… Continue Reading

HYGIENE

HYGIENE

By: Amber H. Hygiene   The hygiene of the students at Tilden High School is very bad. The problem is that they don’t shower, wash their clothes and don’t wear deodorant. It is distracting to both the students and teachers.… Continue Reading

Distracted Drivers

Distracted Drivers

by:  Deangelo C Reckless drivers are causing accidents in Greater Grand Crossing especially at night. Many of these drivers are impaired by drugs, alcohol, loud music, or generally not paying attention to their surroundings. This issue is important because people's… Continue Reading

Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse

By:  Katrina The community of Gage Park, on the south side of Chicago, is suffering because many residents are abusing marijuana and crack cocaine. The residents are self medicating to treat ailments like depression. They are using it every single… Continue Reading

Students At School

Students At School

For years, Tilden has been known as the turn-around school - a school that accepts hard-core students who are only interested in socializing and not studying. Many students at this school pride social media issues over current events. Students at… Continue Reading

The Back Of The Yards/Englewood

In The Back Of The Yards, many kids don’t have anything meaningful to do after school, other than run the block and post up on the corner. Due to the lack of community outlets, mentoring programs and parks, the only… Continue Reading

Put Them In Their Place

Put Them In Their Place

By Alexis M One of the biggest issues at Tilden High School is the lack of discipline toward the students. Without proper consequences, the students will continue to misbehave. This is an issue that needs to be addressed because it… Continue Reading