On the candidates: U.S. Senate

Ben Williams, Politics Editor

October 28, 2020

U.S. Senate: Richard “Dick” Durbin (Democrat) (incumbent) Mark Curran (Republican) Danny Malouf (Libertarian) David Black (Green) Dr. Willie Wilson (Willie Wilson Party) Economics:   Taxe...

On the candidates: Illinois 10th congressional district

Victoria Benavides and Ben Williams

October 28, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Illinois District 10 Brad Schneider (Democrat) (incumbent) Valerie Ramirez Mukherjee (Republican) If a position has an asterisk (*) at the end, it means that the candi...

On the candidates: Illinois 9th Congressional District

Muskan Naqvi and Ben Williams

October 28, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Illinois District 9 Jan Schakowsky (Democrat) (incumbent) Sargis Sangari (Republican) If a position has an asterisk (*) at the end, it means that the candidate’s personal stanc...

Illinois election candidate information

Ben Williams, Politics Editor

October 28, 2020

Alongside the presidential election, several other offices are up for grabs. If you have not voted already, Spokesman has provided informational tables on the policy positions of the candidates for four of these races. On you...

On the candidates: Illinois 8th Congressional District

Jeremy Cohen and Ben Williams

October 28, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Illinois District 8 Raja Krishnamoorthi (Democrat) (incumbent) Preston Nelson (Libertarian) If a position has an asterisk (*) at the end, it means that the candidate's personal s...

Friday Night Music Lights

Friday Night Music Lights

October 22, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cross Country Runners to Have A Far More Different Season Than Before By

Liam Murphy

October 1, 2020

    COVID-19 has changed the everyday lives of so many people since it’s outbreak. Just recently after a very long absence, sports have started up again, but they have had to operate quite differently than they did before th...

Lionel Messi Barcelona Saga

Matthew Posner, Sports Editor

October 1, 2020

       Lionel Messi, soccer’s Michael Jordan, shocked the world with a transfer request to leave Barcelona, a club his name had become synonymous with. After 17 triumphant years, Lionel Messi expressed his desire to leave B...

Stanley Cup Review

Grace Estes, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2020

As of September 28th, the Tampa Bay Lightning are the Stanley Cup Champions.  Beginning the series with a loss, the Tampa Bay Lightning went on to win the next three games, walking into Game 5 with the opportunity to win ...

The 2019-20 NBA Regular Season Awards

Liam Murphy and Jesse Carillo, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2020

     The NBA Awards are typically announced in late June at a ceremony that is broadcasted on TNT, but this year due to COVID-19 there was not a ceremony, and we learned the winners of the awards on later dates than we usually ...