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Why Are They Called 'Wisdom' Teeth?

Jul 20, 2014


by Tenzin Jangchup, iLander Staff Reporter



Keep in Touch

Jul 18, 2014


by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter

     During the school year, we tend to not appreciate as much, or care if we do not see our friends during the weekends.  This is because we would most likely see them again on Monday, the next school day.  Sometimes, it seems we forget to appreciate their presence.
    Each year, as the end of the school year approaches, we wonder how we will keep in contact with all our...

Raise Funds with a Website

Jul 16, 2014


by Hannan Minhas, iLander Staff Reporter is a premiere website where it is designed for  you to solicit the internet community to help you out with funding projects that fall within certain guidelines. Your project could be anything from a movie that you want to produce or a proposal for that music video you need help buying professional equipment for.  It could be about crafts, fashion, food, games, journalism, photography or...

Gun Violence

Jul 13, 2014


by Imane ait Daoud, iLander Staff Reporter

It seems as though the more political and media attention urban gun violence gets, the worse it gets. Over the 4th of July weekend, 12 people were shot and 3 were killed in New York.  In Chicago alone, 82 people were shot.  School shootings and violence have become a common occurrence in the United States.

Though there have been many measures to try to stop this great cycle of violence, many agree the effects...

What is Fracking?

Jul 11, 2014


by Ibtissam ait Daoud, iLander Staff Reporter


     Fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, is the process of extracting natural gas from shale rock layers deep within the earth. With over 500,000 active natural gas wells in the US, it makes it possible to produce natural gas extraction in shale that plays roles that were once unreachable. New improvements in drilling technology have led to new synthetic hydraulic fractures in shale...

Movies that Motivate

Jul 9, 2014


by Laura d' Almeida, iLander Staff Reporter


     What does it mean for one to feel motivated by something? What brings one that drive to strive to do better, and do more?  We know the words motivated, motivation, and motivational.  The words mean having a reason to act in a certain way, or having the drive for doing something.  In this twentieth century, I believe that the biggest motivations around include movies.