Remembering Sandy Hook, school shooting victims
Mary Andolina, News & Opinion Editor • January 11, 2023

December marks the 10-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. December 14, 2012. Barely seven...

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The truth behind the "Purge Act"
Gabe Kedziora, Managing Editor • January 11, 2023

Jan. 1, 2023. Chaos sweeps the streets of Chicago. Criminals are on the loose. The police are powerless to stop them, and society itself begins...

How to survive finals week
Shane Colpoys, Staffer • January 11, 2023

Final exams don’t have to be so stressful. Every year, right around finals week, the school buzzes with anxiety, and it can be hard to avoid...

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Boys' Cross Country ends '22 season with success
Elianna Casselle and Maya Cherikos, Staffer and Contributor • November 30, 2022
It was a rainy, windy day on Nov. 5, and the cross country course at Peoria’s Detweiller Park was raked with mud. Senior Liam Newhart was barely behind the first place Hinsdale Central runner.
Boys' Cross Country ends '22 season with success
November 29, 2022

It was a rainy, windy day on Nov. 5, and the cross country course at Peoria’s Detweiller Park was raked with mud. Senior Liam Newhart was barely...

Boys' Basketball prepares for Chicago Elite Classic vs. Fenwick
November 29, 2022

The boys’ basketball team is working hard to prepare for its game versus arch-rival Fenwick. Oak Park and River Forest High School will...

OPRF Adopts Families for the 2022 Holiday Season
Grace Williams, Contributor • December 16, 2022
The holidays can be challenging for many people due to the traditional gift-giving that’s part of many winter celebrations. This time of year can be especially difficult for financially unstable families who want to experience the same joy as everyone else.
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Students donate to Community Fridge to fight food insecurity
Elianna Casselle, Staffer • December 16, 2022
The Multicultural Leadership Club has arranged a Holiday Food Drive to lessen the stress of those struggling with food insecurity this holiday season.
OPRF, police to share records
Clara Ware and Gabe Kedziora, Staffer and Managing Editor • December 16, 2022
Citing an effort to balance school safety and equity, the Oak Park and River Forest High School Board voted unanimously Nov. 17 in favor of an intergovernmental agreement designed to improve communication between schools and police.
Gender equity sought in OPRF biz classes
Joey DiMaso, Contributor • December 16, 2022
Teachers in the Oak Park and River Forest High School business program noticed a troubling trend a few years ago: the number of girls in their classes appeared to be dwindling.
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OPRF Yarn Club weaves a fun, calm environment
Mary Andolina, News & Opinion Editor • January 11, 2023

The Oak Park and River Forest Yarn Club creates a community that seamlessly knits together peer support with a beloved craft. Walking into the...