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Politics in the Classroom

Maya Sanghvi, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features

As the President-elect of the United States Donald Trump prepares to be inaugurated into the White House, one of the most vicious, hate-filled election cycles in modern U.S. history comes to an end, a cycle in which teachers were f...

Freshman Entrepreneur and App Creator

Jack Laser, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016

Filed under Features

Freshman Matthew Turk is not your average high school student. When you ask most secondary school students what they plan to do in life, you will not usually find a straightforward answer. Turk knows. This gifted coder, aspiring...

High-rise Demise

High-rise Demise

November 30, 2016

Chicago Humanities Festival at Parker

Abri Berg, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under News

Whether it’s music event or a Thanksgiving parade, Chicago is home to many annual festivals. The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) thrives on the sharing of intellectual ideas and stories beyond one's individual experience. Fi...

A New Spin on Shakespeare

Alex Ori, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under News

At 8:00 a.m. on October 22, loud music filled Kenwood Academy’s auditorium. Rows of mostly empty seats filled the space. A sign that hung over the stage spelled out “Battle of the Bard.” Over time parents, teachers, ...

Trumped?

Trumped?

November 29, 2016

Winner Takes All

Eric Ingall, Sports Editor

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinions, Sports

“Game 7” are the best two words in sports. There’s nothing like it. And for the Cubs, this game marked the chance to end a 108-year World Series Championship drought. The atmosphere at Progressive Field was electric. It was the Ind...

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