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Humans of Antioch

Humans of Antioch

Gennifer Geer, Copy Chief

September 25, 2015


Filed under Features, Humans of Antioch

Sophomore Charles Wagner: "My friends [are my biggest inspiration]. They push me towards the goals I set for myself. I moved here from Ohio in middle school, then I moved back. I decided to move back here in the middle of my freshman year, and it's the best decision I've ever made."

Underground Artist: El Ten Eleven

Underground Artist: El Ten Eleven

Booker Grass, Tom Tom Staff

September 24, 2015


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Features, Fine Arts, Lifestyles, Reviews, Top Stories

The idea of an instrumental rock band with only two members seems impossible. But guitarist, bassist and composer Kristian Dunn and drummer Tim Fogarty made that idea a reality. The duo named El Ten Eleven uses technology like looping pedals, a double necked guitar and bass. They also incorporate a u...

Nail Salons in Town

Nail Salons in Town

Christina Michaels, Tom Tom Staff

September 23, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

It’s that time of the year when every high school girl frantically makes appointments to get her nails done before everything is booked. Thats right, it’s homecoming week! The real question is, where do you go to get your mani-pedi? In Antioch, the most commonly known nail salons are Nails 4U, La...

ONE|SEQUOIT: Tommy Cereny

ONE|SEQUOIT: Tommy Cereny

Nathan Formella, Advertising Director

September 18, 2015


Filed under Features, ONE|SEQUOIT

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two Sides to Every Story

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two Sides to Every Story

Nicholas Dorosan, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2015


Filed under Editor's Note, Perspectives

A Sequoit is not truly one, but two. People don’t usually see both sides to every person, instead they can distinctly point out one of the two sides. It can be easy to make judgments when only one side to a story is visible, but the truth is so much easier to see when the other side is revealed. In ...

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Home, Lt. Joe

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Home, Lt. Joe

Jeramiah "Jerry" L. Brown

September 18, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Perspectives

On September 7th, 2015, I watched my home town of Antioch, IL from 1,100 miles away in Water- ford, CT. What I saw was heartbreaking and heartwarming all at once. I grew up in Antioch, and lived there for 18 years, and 20 years in Lake County over time. I have not lived in Illinois in 10 yea...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Making the Grade

STAFF EDITORIAL: Making the Grade

Tom Tom Staff

September 18, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Perspectives

As students, we are often times defined by just a simple letter: an ‘A’, a sign of hard work and intelligence; an ‘F’ a sign of failure or laziness. Students become used to working towards a certain letter after spending most of their lives being evaluated mainly, if not solely, by grades. If gr...

REVIEW: Kurt Cobain Documentary

REVIEW: Kurt Cobain Documentary

Brittany Bluthardt, Tom Tom Staff

September 2, 2015


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Lifestyles, Perspectives, Reviews

Printed on “vintage” band tees and featured on every Alternative Rock radio station, Nirvana is making a comeback along with the rest of the 90’s decade. Kurt Cobain, lead singer and well-known grunge artist, takes music lovers down a spiraling journey in Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. The docum...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Looking Back

EDITOR’S NOTE: Looking Back

Nicholas Dorosan, Editor-in-Chief

August 11, 2015


Filed under Editor's Note, Perspectives

As I approach my senior year at Antioch Community High School, I am filled with excitement to begin my final year, all the energy that comes with it and a slight  impatience to receive my diploma and begin my future. But many of you are in suspense or filled with worry about what to expect or rumors you ...

REVIEW: Bombs Away

REVIEW: Bombs Away

Christina Michaels, Tom Tom Staff

April 21, 2015


Filed under Perspectives, Reviews

"Bombs Away" is an album that was released in 2014 by Australian pop band Sheppard. With many positive reviews and hit songs, this album is extremely successful. The album features songs such as current radio hit "Geronimo," "Something's Missing," "Smile" and "Let Me Down Easy." The album's lead...

ONE|SEQUOIT: Jasmine DeLara

Chris Bedolla, Tom Tom Staff

April 10, 2015


Filed under ONE|SEQUOIT

EDITOR’S NOTE: Communication: the Key to Success

Marina Palmieri and Nicholas Dorosan

April 10, 2015


Filed under Editor's Note, Perspectives

Communication. This 13-letter word is arguably the most vital part of what we do as the Tom Tom staff. Without communication, there would be no ease, just confusion. There would be no relationships, just meaningless acquaintances. There would be no publication, just a scramble of words and graphics ...

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