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  • October 18Boys varsity soccer team defeats Chicago Kelley 3-1 to continue their playoff journey

  • October 16Aidan Lafferty finishes 3rd in state at IHSA state golf meet

  • October 9=Senior Aidan Lafferty finished first in IHSA Sectional and is moving on to the state competition this weekend

Social Media: Insensitivity is intentional

Sarah Rogoz, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Daily Express, a UK tabloid, used a specific method for making sure their content received viewers on Sept. 7. After the world received the terrible news that beloved rapper Mac Miller passed away social media was bursting with ...

Cheer deserves more credit

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Sports

When I told my club volleyball teammates that I would not be playing high school volleyball, I was met with looks of disappointment. After explaining I’d be pursuing cheerleading instead, the sad looks turned into confused scoffs....

Traumatic incidents cause internal doubts

Sarah Rogoz, Opinion Editor

May 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Nearing the end of my run, I lock eyes with a man driving in a white van going the opposite direction. The man makes a u-turn onto my side of the street and then pulls over two houses in front of me. Being cautious, I turn right...

Inaccessibility prevents enjoyment of games

Zain Bando, Sports Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

When I was a sophomore during the 2015-16 school year, the varsity basketball team qualified for the regional playoffs at Lyons Township. I had followed the team periodically throughout the year, because I managed at the sophom...

Pi Day isn’t as sweet as it seems

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

March 12, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Let’s be honest, middle school is a soul-crushing hell. So when it came time for me to begin a life in high school, I was very excited to get a new start. However, my brother took my dreams and crushed them like a bull in a...

Net Neutrality: What now?

Moises Dominguez, Photography Editor

January 31, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Before you read this story if you don't know what Net Neutrality is, please click the link to read my previous story keeping the Net Neutral. On Dec. 17, 2016, the FCC voted to repeal the Net Neutrality laws that were first put in place...

Prom dress search starts now

Sidney Lee, Editor-in-chief

January 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Ten degrees and snow is still crunching under our winter boots, but that does not stop seniors from browsing and buying their prom dresses. Prom may be in May, but we have historically started shopping for dresses months i...

‘God’s Own Country’: my home

Gayu Menon, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Features

India is a diverse country. Within India there are 22 official languages. I am from Kerala, the southern tip of India. God’s Own Country, as Kerala is often referred to, is filled with tall, swaying coconut trees with streams just...

Keeping The Net Neutral

Moises Dominguez, Photography Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns

The current internet that we all operate on is known as an “open internet”. Making the internet an even playing field for both companies and consumers. Unfortunately, on Dec. 14 there will be a vote in Congress on whether o...

BOY SCOUTS: A program for everyone

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Growing up as a boy without a prominent central male figure in my life, Boy Scouts was an outlet for me to be, well, a boy. Through my six years as a Boy Scout, what I’ve learned is how to be a proper citizen. In my time...

My future career is not a hobby

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

December 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Jan. 25, 2017: the day I broke the news to my parents that I want to study acting in college. After I told them my news, I winced in fear of the laughter, disappointment, or just a general response from my parents. After a solid ...

Ceasing the cellphone

Sidney Lee, Editor-in-chief

October 8, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I stop dead in my tracks as the weight of my iPhone seems to disappear out of the pocket of my overalls. I have that moment of panic (you know that moment), where’s my phone?!, my hands searching, quickly patting all my pockets. The...