The Pacer

Dress to impress

Sahil Shah, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015

This past summer, my family and I packed our bags and took a trip to Europe. The first city that we visited was Milan, Italy, a place that many call the fashion capital of the world. There, I was given a glimpse into the outrageous styles and vibrant colors that Europeans are famous for. What I saw cha...

Career craze

Natalie D'Souza, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2015

cWhat do you want to be when you grow up? This a question asked by every relative and demanded by every counselor. It pops up at an early age but the question seems to really come into play during high school.  At the measly age of 15, a student faces pressure from not only the school but from family ...

No recognition

Alyssa Tornabene, Assoc. Editor-in-Chief

November 11, 2015

Every year, the school holds an assembly to recognize the success of student athletes. These athletes are members of school-sponsored sports such as football, volleyball, golf, soccer and basketball. While I agree it is important that we celebrate student success and athletic ability, the school fails ...

Hear no evil, speak no evil

Ellen Krebs, Copy Editor

November 11, 2015

I hear the words “retarded,” “lame,” “psychotic,” “crazy” and “OCD” nearly every day. The problem with them is that they’re ableist. Merriam-Webster dictionary defines ableism as the “discrimination or prejudice against individuals with disabilities.” Although “retarded...

Rethinking finals

November 11, 2015

Final exams are a cause of stress for every high school student and often involve long nights at the library, highlighter-stained hands and hundreds of flashcards. One issue with finals at Rolling Meadows High School is the fact that they take place after the long winter break. Recently District 2...

Bigger, stronger, better

Bigger, stronger, better

Greg Off, Food Critic

February 25, 2015

Whether or not we like to admit it, guys actually have feelings and emotions. We might not express them often or even express them at all, but deep down, guys face most of the same problems that girls do, especially when it comes to body image. Body image has become a mainstay in the media, ranging...

Getting the golden ticket

Getting the golden ticket

Staff Editorial

February 23, 2015

Seminar this year has been filled with changes, and apparently this semester will be no exception. This semester, juniors and seniors who received As and Bs in all of their classes first semester, have maintained good attendance and have had no discipline issues have been given “Gold Cards,” which...

Legality vs Reality

Sarah Deitelhoff, Editor in chief

February 4, 2015

Happy 18th Birthday! You can vote, legally move out and get piercings and tattoos without your parents’ permission. Everything changes when you’re 18, right? Wrong. While being 18 legally makes you an adult, it does not make you an actual adult. Yes, you can legally make all of your own choices...

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