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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. ...

Obama Era ends

Obama Era ends

Brendan Igoe

January 17, 2017


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  The first African American president in U.S history was inaugurated on January 20, 2009.  Now, 8 years later, his second term comes to an end and a new president, Donald Trump, is to be inaugurated on the 20th. A lot has changed in Barack Obama's‍ eight years of presidency. Undeniably, Obama ha...

The Huskie takes a lap around Hersey for The Correspondent

The Huskie takes a lap around Hersey for The Correspondent

Alyssa Kuncheria

January 12, 2017


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In honor of the first paper of the new year, The Correspondent elicited the aid of school icon the Hersey Husky for a photo shoot to showcase the school in 2017.  What happened next can only be explained by displaying the photos from this incident with supplementary commentary (Captions by Joshua Irv...

School recognizes veteran Tony Chobanov

School recognizes veteran Tony Chobanov

Kayleigh Padar and Jennifer Lechowski

December 16, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Soldier's Journey Home

Veteran Tony Chobanov and volunteers from the Soldier's Journey Home organization visited the school today in order to meet students and accept the donated $16,000 for his new home that is being built for him. "The part that I'm most excited about is meeting all the kids that helped raise the ...

Speech Team raises money to help SPL Tony Chobanov

Speech Team raises money to help SPL Tony Chobanov

Kayleigh Padar

December 3, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Soldier's Journey Home

The Speech Team ran third annual photo booth at their home tournament and donated all the proceeds to SPC Tony Chobanov today. "It's all about being civically engaged and doing our part, as well as creating awareness for Tony. It's a great way to spread the word, because now 17 schools know abo...

Feature Friday: Junior Emily Kyle imagines future at Disney

Feature Friday: Junior Emily Kyle imagines future at Disney

Caroline Stiefbold

December 2, 2016


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While some students are undecided as to what the want to study in college, junior Emily Kyle has great plans for her future. Kyle plans to study mechanical engineering in college. She worked as an intern over the summer in the field. "I worked with Digital Design Corporation and shadowed actual engineers,"...

AP Psych takes title again

AP Psych takes title again

Angeline Manoj and Bhumi Parikh

November 30, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Food Drive 2016

Second period classes collect cans, money, and bag and tag in order to collect food items for the food drive ending on Nov. 18. They also have the option to create a family food basket and with that, give a twenty-five dollar donation. Officially, there is no competition, but it's a unspoken truth...

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