Gym teachers adjust to e-learning
Gym teachers adjust to e-learning
Archie Beecroft, Staffer • September 30, 2020

Remote learning has posed many challenges for students, teachers, and administrators, but the Physical Education program has had to completely rethink how to operate under e-learning. PE is one of the most hands-on, interactive classes that the school offers, so the department knew they had to make some changes. The department has met and discussed how they were going to use this opportunity to reimagine...

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dead at 87
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dead at 87
Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief • September 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died due to complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer. She was one of...

Sign Language Club continues adapting communcation
Sign Language Club continues adapting communcation
Luke Gilfillan, Staffer • September 29, 2020

The Sign Language Club is no stranger to adapting communication, so when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it was ready for the challenge of running...

Stepping out (safely) for social change
Stepping out (safely) for social change
Holden Green, Photo/Graphics Editor • September 29, 2020

For many students, summer is a time to relax. They don’t have the stress of school, and they can spend their time how they please. Most...

Reconciling Role Models
Reconciling Role Models
Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief • September 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, at 6:28pm, I was finishing up a shift at work, and responding to a text from my boss. A push notification dropped down from...

Media vilifies black teenagers to justify murder
Media vilifies black teenagers to justify murder
Dante Berry, Staffer • September 30, 2020

Late this summer, yet another young Black man became the victim of a high-profile case of police brutality. Jacob Blake, 29, was shot seven times...

Is it time to break up with your phone?
Is it time to break up with your phone?
Elizabeth Short, Staffer • September 29, 2020

OPRF junior Maggie Blonski is spending time the way many teens do: on TikTok. She scrolls, watching video after video. And then she wakes...

Proposal: A fairer way of voting
Proposal: A fairer way of voting
Harrison Dear, Staffer • September 29, 2020

An NBC/WSJ poll in 2019 reported that almost 40% of the country wants a third major political party. Many feel unrepresented in the political...

Accidental Courtesy Review
Accidental Courtesy Review
Josh Hedrich, Sports Editor • September 30, 2020

"How can you hate me if you don’t even know me? Well who better to ask than someone who had joined an organization whose whole premise is hating people who do not look like them?” Daryl Davis, R&B musician and activist, spends a lot of time listening to racists and what they think of him. In his opinion, face to face conversations are the only way to change people’s thinking. Davis claims that if this country is going to change, people need to be willing to sit down with others who disagree with them. There are people that oppose the...

OPRF art teachers find creative solutions
OPRF art teachers find creative solutions
Cora Gardner, Staffer • September 30, 2020

During the years before the pandemic, art classes have used a hands-on approach at OPRF. However, art teachers are to make sure they can maintain...

Students at a rehearsal for the upcoming show: Clue At Home Edition
Theatre department rises to the occassion
Jackson Hassler, Staffer • September 30, 2020

Victoria Richter-Stewart, an OPRF senior, has never auditioned for a show virtually before. However, in these unprecedented times, that’s what...

Hollywood in Limbo
Hollywood in Limbo
Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief • September 29, 2020

As our interpretation of time changes and we become acquainted with new ways to enjoy our ever-blossoming free time, there has never been a better...