• Sexism in Dress Code

    Sexism in Dress Code

    El'ad Nichols-Kaufman, Writer

    April 10, 2018

    April tenth is this year's pay equity day, which is a day supposed to bring awareness to the problem of the gender pay gap. It is important to remind ourselves that sexism still surrounds us, in countless ways. One of the ways it impacts us here at Shortridge on a day to day basis is in the dress code. I...

  • The NRA’s identity crisis

    The NRA’s identity crisis

    James Szalkie, Writer

    April 2, 2018

    The NRA was founded by union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate, who were disappointed in the lack of marksmanship shown by their troops. So, they built a shooting range in long island New York, and the program grew. So what is the NRA's purpose? One could summarize it as "to...

  • Regarding Scientific Truth

    Regarding Scientific Truth

    Tylyn Johnson, Chief Editor

    March 20, 2018

    In this age of humanity where work in the natural sciences has seen rapid evolution, there has also been a massive denial of certain scientific matters by people of influence. Namely, a number of American politicians, particularly businessman-turned-president Donald J. Trump, have disregarded the research behind the existence of climate change. And to this effect, the United States is now the only nation in the world to have rejected the Paris Climate Agr...

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  • Matchbook Learning: An interview with Commissioner Gore

    Matchbook Learning: An interview with Commissioner Gore

    El'ad Nichols-Kaufman, Writer

    March 2, 2018

    IPS voted on 2/21 to allow Matchbook, a corporation which runs failing schools for different school districts, to proceed to run their innovation school program. IPS school board commissioner Elizabeth Gore spoke out against this act. A journalist from the Echo interviewed her about what innovation schools ...

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  • Student Government Ratifies Constitution

    Student Government Ratifies Constitution

    El'ad Nichols-Kaufman, Writer

    February 20, 2018

    Shortridge's student government voted on February 13th to ratify a new version of the school's constitution. The vote was unanimous, eleven for and zero against, with only one member absent. Leading up to this vote, there were many days of debate over the wording of the previous constitution, which...

Matchbook Learning: An interview with Commissioner Gore
IPS Reducing Tax Raise in Referendum.
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The Intertwining of Culture and Language
  • Video Games and Violence February 16, 2018
  • A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama February 14, 2018
  • Retelling SHS Stories: Nigeria’s First Coup d’Etat Results in Martial Law February 9, 2018
  • King Ferdinand’s Secret Code February 4, 2018
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Shortridge Basketball: The Exciting Triple Header

JV Lady Blue Devils Dominate University High School

September 8, 2017

Blue Devils Blaze through the Crimson Knights in Season Opener

August 24, 2017

Blue Devils Route Rockets 36-6

August 14, 2017

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