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Presidential Candidate Outlook: Donald Trump (R) & Jo Jorgensen (L)
Presidential Candidate Outlook: Donald Trump (R) & Jo Jorgensen (L)
Vanshika Dixit, Co-Editor-in-Chief • October 23, 2020

As the 2020 United States presidential election creeps near, American citizens must educate themselves on candidate policies and exercise their voting rights. Some major issues that are up for debate are the COVID-19 vaccine, climate change, the economy,...

Presidential Candidate Outlook: Joe Biden (D) & Howie Hawkins (G)
Presidential Candidate Outlook: Joe Biden (D) & Howie Hawkins (G)
Brigid Reilly, Reporter • October 23, 2020

As the 2020 United States presidential election approaches, it is imperative that American citizens exercise their right to vote. With the uncertainty surrounding a COVID-19 vaccine, a poor environmental state, and an unstable political climate, the...

The Spanish Honors Society Debuts at John Adams
The Spanish Honors Society Debuts at John Adams
Samuel Villagra-Stanton, Movie Critic • October 23, 2020

Todos a una. In Spanish, that roughly translates to ¨everyone as one¨, the official slogan of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica. John Adams High School welcomes its own first chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, celebrating 43 trailblazers...

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Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court
Sierra Weaver, Editor-in-Chief • October 23, 2020

Donald Trump nominated Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court on September 29th. This nomination came as a result of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing on September 18th. So far the nomination has caused a great amount of controversy, particularly...

Listen, Learn, Lead: Your Rights as a Student Advocate for Social Justice
Listen, Learn, Lead: Your Rights as a Student Advocate for Social Justice
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief • October 23, 2020

In the landmark Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moine (1969), the courts ruled that neither students nor teachers “shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.” This inalienable right to free speech...

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Anna Guzik
Anna Guzik
Naomi Presler, Reporter • October 23, 2020

Anna Guzik will be graduating this year and is an amazing inspiration and leader to her golf team. She is a senior and has participated in many activities around the school. She participated in Mock Trial for three years as well as Model UN for four. She also is a part of the golf team at Adams. This year, she was named the NIC Honorable Mention All Conference in girls golf.  Along with Anna’s...

Monica Caponigro
Monica Caponigro
Hannah Connell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Monica Caponigro: If I could use only one word to describe Monica Caponigro it would be resilient, but anyone who knows Monica knows she is not...

Sidney Jefferies
Sidney Jefferies
Pike Temple, Reporter

Sidney Jefferies is a Senior at John Adams High School. Sidney plays on the school’s football team as well as the school’s basketball team....

Addy Cherry
Addy Cherry
Ellie Graff, Reporter

Addison Cherry, known to her friends as Addy, is a senior at Adams, and a beloved member of the JA student body. You can find Addy contributing...

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Finegan Elliott Goes INTO THE WOODS
Finegan Elliott Goes INTO THE WOODS
Charlie Barron, Reporter • October 23, 2020

In the midst of a global pandemic, many people are having trouble with the simple task of finding something to do. John Adams sophomore, Finegan...

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Local Art in the Time of COVID-19
Anna Schrader, Reporter / Photographer • October 23, 2020
Guide to a Fun Fall in South Bend
Guide to a Fun Fall in South Bend
Elizabeth Graff, Reporter • October 23, 2020
The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
Samuel Villagra-Stanton, Reporter • March 13, 2020
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