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The Electoral College has long been a hallmark of American democracy.  But with attempts at its destruction in 2005 and 2016--as well as Trump's loss of the popular vote in the last election--some Americans are now asking the question,

Why Do We Have the Electoral College, and Should We Get Rid Of It?

Jeff Pape, Editor-In-Chief
November 19, 2020
Results of the Electoral Votes for the 2020 Presidential Election (AP)

Election 2020

Harry Graham, News Editor
November 17, 2020
The St. Charles Police Department's new headquarters stands at 1515 W Main Street.  Photo by Jeff Pape.

St. Charles Police Respond to Recent Rise in Racial Tensions

Jeff Pape, Editor-In-Chief
October 29, 2020
Areas of the Gulf Coast, particularly Louisiana, have been hit hard this year. Zeta is now fast approaching.

Hurricane Season Storms On

Chloe Ladines, Staff Writer/Graphics Editor
October 27, 2020
Pumpkins and trick-or-treating are Halloween traditions, but Covid-19 may change the holiday activities this year.

Halloween 2020’s Risks and Regulations

Nia Cocroft, Staff Writer
October 21, 2020
Illinois daily change in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases. Source: The New York Times.

COVID-19 Resurges in Kane County and Illinois

Jeff Pape, Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2020
Many media users like on Tik Tok have been questioning whether their private data is truly private.

OPINION: How Secure is TikTok?

Jazmin Morales, Staff Writer
October 16, 2020
Hurricane Laura hit on heels of other storms bringing high winds and flooding, and extra challenges to the relief efforts.

Hurricane Season 2020 is One for the Record Books

Chloe Ladines, Staff Writer/Graphics Editor
September 28, 2020
The Norris pool is where the Girls' Swim Team practices, but practices were canceled for a few days when one team member tested positive for Covid-19.

Girls’ Swim: A Strange Beginning

Katie Kempff, Editor-in-Chief
September 21, 2020
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