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Locked in Solidarity: “This is the new age of slavery”
Controversial Abortion Law Passed In New York

Controversial Abortion Law Passed In New York

February 14, 2019

Of the roughly 1.6 million abortions performed each year in the United States, 91 percent are in the first trimester and around 9 percent are in the second trimester (before...

Remembering Parkland

Remembering Parkland

February 14, 2019

A year ago this Valentines Day, 19 year-old Nikolas Cruz open fired upon his classmates at Stoneman Douglas High school. 17 lives were taken and many others acquired life-threatening...

President Pete?

President Pete?

February 3, 2019

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, declared that he would launch a presidential exploratory committee January 23rd. If he won he would be the first openly gay candidate...

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The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The College Dropout: 15 Years Later

The College Dropout: 15 Years Later

February 14, 2019

The 15 year anniversary of Kanye West’s The College Dropout being released was this last Sunday, February 10th, 2019. The College Dropout is a very special album to Kanye...

The Ultimate Guide to Bullet Journaling

The Ultimate Guide to Bullet Journaling

February 14, 2019

Bullet journaling was originally created by Ryder Carroll, a designer from New York. Bullet journals are meant “to help you track the past, organize the present, and plan...

Shane Dawson’s Newest Series

Shane Dawson’s Newest Series

February 14, 2019

On January 30, the first episode of Shane Dawson’s conspiracy series was released on YouTube. The series was highly anticipated after Dawson announced he had been working...

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Maddie Lorenz
Ben Foster

Ben Foster

January 16, 2019

Ben Foster, a senior, is a student athlete here at John Adams. Foster manages to keep a balanced schedule between sports, academics, and a social life. Ben Foster has put...

Tina Rea

Tina Rea

December 19, 2018

Tina Rea is a senior here at Adams, and with her talents in the fine arts, language, and school, we at The Tower decided she merited an article for her abilities. Tina attended...

Riley Jamieson

Riley Jamieson

November 28, 2018

As the winter falls upon us so does the new sports season, and along with the beginning of swimming, wrestling, and basketball, the John Adams Hockey team begins their season....

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The Moment Your Brain Becomes Obsolete
Could four-day school weeks be the solution to district problems?

Could four-day school weeks be the solution to district problems?

February 3, 2019

In recent years, many school districts across the nation have begun to opt for alternative school schedules. From year-round school, to later start times, to a four-day school...

The Importance of Decreasing CO2 Emissions

The Importance of Decreasing CO2 Emissions

February 3, 2019

From as early as the 19th century, carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have contributed to the slow and steady warming of the Earth. CO2 is one of the many greenhouse gases contributing...

Students Want to Use Voices But Censorship Remains

Students Want to Use Voices But Censorship Remains

January 30, 2019

In 1988, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that the freedom of the press granted by the First Amendment does not apply to students and student publications, in...

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