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Introducing The Correspondent’s cartoon caption contest

Introducing The Correspondent’s cartoon caption contest

March 6, 2017
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Starting tonight, The Correspondent will begin accepting submissions for its cartoon caption contest, where students submit their captions for a cartoon drawn by staff cartoonist Joshua Irvine (this issue's cartoon can be seen above). Submissions should be sent to The Correspondent's Twitter account...

Petro victorious at state

Petro victorious at state

Joshua Irvine
February 26, 2017
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Full disclosure: the author is a member of the varsity swim team. Junior Michael Petro emerged victorious at Saturday's IHSA State Swimming and Diving meet, claiming medals and All-American status in both the 200 meter individual medley and 100 meter butterfly events. Petro claimed second in both...

Orchesis finishes third night of annual show ‘Vitality’

Orchesis finishes third night of annual show ‘Vitality’

Kayleigh Padar
February 26, 2017
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Orchesis, led by Christine Widell and Stephanie Tinaglia, has been working to create their yearly show, Vitality, for months. Tonight, the dancers finished their third and final show. "When you're dancing and the lights are on you and everyone's staring at you, all you think about is having fun. Da...

Petro warms up for state performance

Joshua Irvine
February 25, 2017
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Full disclosure: the author is a member of the varsity swim team. "If I get this I'm gonna win state!" The basketball arcs over the pool deck and landed with a flat splash just short of the white nylon net suspended over the shallow end of Prospect High School's pool. "Aww." junior Michael...

Feature Friday: Senior Sarah Harden achieves success with running

Feature Friday: Senior Sarah Harden achieves success with running

Claire Durand
February 24, 2017
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Even though the year itself has just begun, students are facing the end to another school year. In this case, the final lap of senior Sarah Harden's school year is coming around the corner, leaving with many accomplishments and with many experiences. Harden has been on varsity and cross country since ...

Girls basketball clinches conference championship

Girls basketball clinches conference championship

Kelly McCarthy
February 12, 2017
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The Huskies battled it out with Fremd on the basketball court and came out on top with a win, clinching the MSL Conference title Wednesday night. The girls beat the Vikings 36-33 after being down by nine points at one point in the third quarter. The girls will next play on Feb. 15 against the winner...

Protestors and lawyers remain at OHare for third consecutive day

Protestors and lawyers remain at OHare for third consecutive day

Kayleigh Padar
January 31, 2017
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Since Friday, protestors and lawyers have been gathered near the international gate at OHare to protest the detainment of 18 travelers. The majority of the travelers were since released, but the protests have not ceased even three days later. "I think it's important to be here because we're a nation...

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Matthew Short
January 25, 2017
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Two men and two women were arrested in Chicago for the kidnapping, torture, and abuse of an 18 year old disabled man on Jan. 5. What brought this case out of local Chicago news and into the national and even global view, were the hate crime implications brought from the fact that the mentally disabled...

IDOT debates carpool lanes for Chicago area

IDOT debates carpool lanes for Chicago area

Maggie Anderson
January 19, 2017
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According to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDO‍T), it is‍ contemplating installing toll lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway. Between I-88 and Racine Ave, the two center-most lanes would be converted into "Hot 3+ Lanes", while the three remaining lanes would be transformed into toll lanes. ...

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