McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

McHenry High School's student-written and -edited newspaper

The McHenry Messenger

Chase Creech

Chase Creech, Staff Writer

Chase is a sophomore at McHenry High School's East Campus. He likes sports, fashion, art, and YouTube. Chase took Introduction to Journalism last year and was a part of The McHenry Messenger's inaugural staff as a freshman.

All content by Chase Creech
As social distancing continues — and supplies dwindle — health experts and politicians debate whether or not face covering should be required in public — or if they prevent catching the virus at all.

Take cover

April 24, 2020
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Students weighed down with homework and extracurricular obligations don’t get enough sleep — which, ironically, may make it more difficult to fulfill those obligations effectively.

The silent plague

March 12, 2020
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West StuCo president Julia Druml talks with Kaili Wegener about Student Council plans. The student leadership groups at both West and East have made efforts to hear from students in both buildings during open meetings before school, during lunch, and during AIM.

StuCo seeks feedback about campus reform

February 6, 2020
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The NFL is one of the most popular athletic organizations in the world. But does that mean that fans overseas will be as excited about football as the U.S.?

The NFL’s International Dilemma

December 20, 2019
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As services like Amazon, Netflix, Hulu, and Disney+ compete, streaming has become more competitive, much to the benefit of the consumer.

Opinion: The streaming apocalypse

December 13, 2019
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As Black Friday starts earlier and earlier each year—and as other retail stores face tough decisions to make Thanksgiving less about consumerism—one cant help but wonder if Cyber Monday cure that satisfies all sides.

Opinion: Cyber Monday trumps Black Friday

November 26, 2019
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According to recent surveys, 80% of Generation Z wants to be rich and 50% wants to be famous—but are these really  the secrets to happiness? Decades-long studies seem to indicate the opposite.

What really makes us happy?

November 13, 2019
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Rowdy, the Dallas Cowboys mascot, represents the good, clean fun and the winning spirit that the team has somehow lost over the years.

Opinion: Corruption in Dallas

October 29, 2019
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On the heels of last years fight, YouTube stars KSI and Logan Paul will face off on another boxing match on November 9

YouTuber v. YouTuber

October 17, 2019
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“Mario Kart Tour” was released to Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store on September 25. The game has been a big hit with students at East and West.

Mario Kart mayhem

October 11, 2019
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