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Blackbox transforms into Coffee House for 15th consecutive year

Kayleigh Padar
March 24, 2017
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Yesterday, the black box theater transformed into Coffee House for the 15th consecutive year. Students gathered during lunch hours to celebrate art and music through performances and galleries. "My favorite part about performing at Coffee House is entertaining people and doing music," sophomor...

Debate team continues their success

Kayleigh Padar
March 21, 2017
Filed under News, Uncategorized

The Debate team won third place runner up in the Illinois Congressional Debate Association's state tournament on Feb 25. "Our team is a very close knit group, and we all share a passion for public speaking and work well together. My favorite part of debate is watching the team grow and mapping everyone's...

Robotics team takes first at Robot Rumble

Kayleigh Padar
March 21, 2017
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The Robotics team brought home the first and second place awards from the Robot Rumble, a regional robotics competition held in February. During the competition, the robots fight one another until one can no longer function or until two minutes has elapsed. A panel of three judges determine the winner...

March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March Honors Assembly kicks off St.Baldricks

March 17, 2017
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All photos taken by Katherine Wiemold

NHS causes student concern

NHS causes student concern

Kayleigh Padar
March 10, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News

While NHS has always been a prominent organization, recently questions have arisen about the the group's actual value to students. The sponsors of the group, Joannell Hoijer and Chris Kiepura believe that the goal of the organization is to help students learn about the value of community service through...

Students should prioritize their emails

Chloe Stenson
February 15, 2017
Filed under News

It’s crucial to stay well connected to the world with all the recent technological advancements. With updating social media statuses to checking the daily weather report, students use the internet to do a myriad of important things. They need to make checking their emails a priority, especially if...

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
Filed under Carousel, News

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...

Students showcase 30 plays in less than an hour-free pizza

Kayleigh Padar
January 28, 2017
Filed under News

30 NeoFuturist Plays from Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind (30 plays in 60 minutes) will be premiering at 7pm on Jan. 26, 27, and 28 in the Black Box theater. "I liked the speediness of the show. There's not enough time for the audiences emotions to set in because it's fast paced and there's...

Trump tweets up a storm

Trump tweets up a storm

Patryk Kot
January 26, 2017
Filed under News

With so little of the media having a positive opinion on the president-elect, Donald Trump, the newly appointed executive leader of our country has continued to use social media as his platform to not only defend himself from criticism, but to continually voice his opinion on public figures. Just...

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Facebook Live Torture brings stream of controversy

Matthew Short
January 25, 2017
Filed under Carousel, News

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...

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