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Student debt strikers protesting Corinthian colleges

Biden’s Student Loan Debt Cancellation Plan

Vaisnavi Malipeddi, Writer November 20, 2022

On August 24, 2022, Biden’s three-part plan to counter skyrocketing student loan debt was announced. This plan includes targeted debt relief, a student loan system which helps protect borrowers, and...

Russian servicemen near Kherson, Ukraine.

Russian Mobilization Now Underway

Warda Elmi, Writer November 20, 2022

The newest development in the Russia-Ukraine war has just appeared and it’s one that’s sure to have major shockwaves. On September 21, 2022, the Russian president Vladimir Putin announced partial mobilization....

Nadines Ranking of Marvel Shows (Disney +)

Nadine’s Ranking of Marvel Shows (Disney +)

Nadine Gharsalli, Writer November 11, 2022

Marvel is one of the most popular media and entertainment franchises in the world. Almost everyone has seen at least one Marvel film. With their huge expanding fanbase and expansive list of projects, there...

Death of a Queen

Death of a Queen

Yonah Oliver, writer November 11, 2022

Just within the last month, a great historical and public figure has passed away. On September 8, 2022, Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 96. She was laid to rest in one of her private properties...

The Monkeypox Epidemic

The Monkeypox Epidemic

Alayna Filipak, writer November 9, 2022

Monkeypox is an infectious disease that originated in small mammals in Central and West Africa. It is a member of the poxvirus family, along with smallpox and cowpox. The first identified human case was...

Mr. Robison is back!

Mr. Robison is back!

Julian Payne, writer October 31, 2022

The 2022-23 school year at Richwoods has welcomed many new staff members, one of which being our new principal, Mr. Robison. This is Mr. Robison’s first year as principal at Richwoods, but not his...

Homecoming Preparations

Homecoming Preparations

Madison Adler, writer October 31, 2022

The Homecoming Dance is an important tradition in many schools throughout the country. In fact, it’s one of the few things about high school that most adults remember. It can be a lot to prepare for;...

Justin Fields and team mates celebrate a victory. Brian Casella, Chicago Tribune

NFL week 1 thoughts

Larry Batton October 31, 2022

Football is one of the most joyous and painful sports at the same time. Football is unforgiving, for a lot of football fans the pain of losing 10 years ago in the playoffs still stings to this day and...

Richwoods Knights Girls Swimming

Richwoods Knights Girls Swimming

October 28, 2022

The Richwoods Knights girls’ swimming team is diving right into the new school year. Starting off strong, freshman Kara Hoffmann is being nominated for Journal Star’s “athlete of the week.” Coach...

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week

October 28, 2022

The Peoria Journal Star Athlete of the Week is a weekly vote that anyone in the community can participate in, which recognizes local high school athletes’ accomplishments. A list of nominees is released...

The Importance of Student Sections in Volleyball

The Importance of Student Sections in Volleyball

October 28, 2022

When you think of high school sports, you may picture football or basketball, usually not volleyball. The popularity of mainstream sports creates a huge support system for those teams but sports like volleyball...

Richwoods Fall Sports

Richwoods Fall Sports

October 28, 2022

Our Richwoods Knights football team started their season off in a hard-fought battle against the Bloomington Purple Raiders. The final score was 26-28 in favor of the Purple Raiders. Our season has been...

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