Don't let steep costs stop your college dreams
Alexa Gomez, Contributor • March 8, 2023

At this point in the year, many of us are receiving college acceptance letters. We face big choices about which schools we will attend–and...

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Why the war in Ukraine is still worth fighting
Gabe Kedziora, Managing Editor • March 7, 2023

As the war in Ukraine surpassed its one year anniversary on Feb. 24, debate over the United States’ involvement has been reignited. Rep. Marjorie...

Students deserve auto tech education
Ian Glossa, Contributor • February 13, 2023

Let’s start with a pop quiz. If there was a strange noise coming from your car, what would you do? If the check engine light came on, or if...

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Athlete in Focus: Regan Mary Cronin
Mary Andolina, News and Opinion Editor • March 8, 2023

In her first year as a rower, senior Regan Mary Cronin won the USRowing 2022 Youth National Championship in June and the same day verbally committed...

Athlete in focus: Caroline Raducha
February 13, 2023

Moments before the Oak Park and River Forest High School Girls’ Gymnastics team took the stage against Morton High School on Wednesday, Jan....

Drew Reviews: Is the NFL too violent?
February 13, 2023

Football is undoubtedly the most popular sport in the United States. More specifically, the National Football League (NFL) has become a staple...

Parker requests more security
Clara Ware, Staffer • March 7, 2023

Principal Lynda Parker presented the District 200 School Board with a request for 14 additional security guards during the Feb. 23 board meeting, citing concerns about leaving certain doors and hallways unattended and pointing out that if one security guard is not on the job for a day, all others have to be rearranged to fill the gap. The written request to the board pointed out the number of fights...

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Empty Bowls celebrates 20th anniversary
Max Friedman, Editor-in-chief • March 7, 2023

Three years ago, my freshman eyes took in the hundreds of earthen bowls that speckled the lobby. Oak Park and River Forest High School was...

Senior Dhillon honored for bacteria research
Alexis Kohn, Staffer • March 7, 2023

Senior Nadya Dhillon has been named a Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar for her research into how to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria...

Research course wins big
Elianna Casselle, Staffer • March 6, 2023
Junior Emily Porrez and senior Nadya Dhillon won first and third places at the 47th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Symposium for the Chicago region.
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Faces of OPRF: Roberto Tucker
Faces of OPRF: Roberto Tucker
Asha Givens & Clara Ware, Contributor & Staffer • March 9, 2023

Oak Park and River Forest High School is celebrating Black History Month in a lot of different ways, such as the music over the intercoms, posters...