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The Best Songs of 2018: Reviews by 8th grade guest-writers on their favorite songs of the year

January 30, 2019

“Familiar” from Steven Universe review by Drew Whitford “Familiar” from the Cartoon Network show Steven Universe is potentially the greatest song from the show’s 5-year run.  The song follows the main character...

Oracle After Hours: Henry Schleizer on the Bears and their rebuild

Henry Schleizer, co-opinions editor

December 21, 2018

‘Tis the season. The holidays are right around the corner, people are happy, Christmas has been ushered in with flurries of decorative lights, pine trees and (very) ugly sweaters. To go along with the good times, the Chicag...

Overly political: the pervasion of politics in places where it doesn’t belong

Tommy Marquardt, asst. web editor

December 14, 2018

I hate talking politics. I hate that bringing this up is even necessary, but I feel like it needs to be said: the world is getting too political. The fact that political beliefs spawn legitimate hatred among people with differin...

Spotlight on South

Declan Hood, Nathanael Levan

December 14, 2018

Mark Dallas, the school resource officer at Dixon High School, stopped a school shooting back in May, as stated by The New York Times. After hearing gunshots, Dallas raced to the shooter and shot him once, stopping the perpetrat...

Gratitude for service not conveyed through applications

Sheila Fogarty, columnist

December 14, 2018

When my mother offered to buy Diego ice cream, he replied, “Solo quiero una hamburguesa para llevar.” It was 6-year-old Diego’s first time on a school field trip to Lake Atitlán, and after traveling awhile and eating a ...

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