The Voyager

Diving In to the Government Shutdown

Seth Monteleone, Reporter

February 13, 2019

   The government shutdown of 2019 stretched up to 35 days - making it one of the longest government shutdowns in U.S. history.  Both chambers of the house agreed to reopen the government for another three weeks while Congr...

Taxed by the mile

Magnus Swanson, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2018

Recently Governor-elect, J.B Pritzker has proposed a mileage tax in Illinois. This new tax would be considered a VMT tax (Vehicle Miles Traveled). "I think it's something we should look at. We have to be careful about how it...

’90’s Rap was better

Magnus Swason, Opinion Editor

December 6, 2018

Hip-Hop and Rap have come a long way since the 1990’s. I would personally say the modern rap industry has taken a turn for the worse. This is not without saying there are many good rappers in 2018. For example Kanye West, Chief...

Modern Day Rap and Hip-Hop: Improvements Through Technology

Miles Hutto, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The time periods of musical events is an everlasting factor that cannot be ignored as topics of debate in America are brought up into politics and our day to day lives. Arguing that a certain musical style is better than that...

Teachers should have guns, let me explain

Magnus Swanson, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Due to recent events such as the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting, students have been itching to find a solution. I don’t believe teachers should be forced to carry. It should be completely optional. Teachers who decide...

Why we shouldn’t arm teachers

Jeffrey Larsen, Reporter

May 25, 2018

Many mass shootings have occurred in this country recently: more than 40 in 2018 alone, according to In response, some have come up with solutions that are conceived in the heat of the moment. One thing...

The challenge of combining classes

Jeffrey Larsen, Reporter

May 25, 2018

In Rockford Public Schools there is a requirement that many classes must have at least 20 students to schedule the class for the following year. In a district so diverse in intelligence and talent this may not always happen. For...

School Security: Technology needs updating

Seth Monteleone, Reporter

May 22, 2018

School security is a crucial element in all schools that needs to be handled with care, yet most schools lack the protocols and equipment necessary to keep students safe. Guilford High School has implemented its own security and...

Senioritis and it effect on the student population

Marie Burns, In-Depth-Editor

May 21, 2018

Let’s just begin by being completely frank: senioritis is definitely real. If you ask any senior at Guilford, I’d say about 90 percent of them will admit that they have fallen victim to this unfortunate illness. If you ask...

Guilford High: Right where you want to be

Olivia Hagerty, Editor-In-Chief

May 21, 2018

I’m standing there, decked out in blue, white and a Viking helmet, screaming Guilfords’ school song with the hundreds of students at a Friday night football game. I’m suiting up in my Viking uniform as I prepare to battle...

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