Mental health in teenagers
Iv McCoy, Contributor • November 29, 2022

Hey! It's me Iv, and I'm going to talk about depression—but, not just any kind of depression: teen depression. Since we are teenagers, most...

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Minecraft, music and memory
Clara Ware, Staffer • November 29, 2022

In a fit of nostalgia, I recently tried to log back into my old Minecraft account, unfortunately to no avail due to some technical difficulties....

Hair care access highlights inequity
Sarah Hollis, Contributor • November 29, 2022

One night I ran out of my hot oil treatment for my hair, and it dawned on me: since I moved from Austin Boulevard closer to the high school I’m...

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Boys' Cross Country ends '22 season with success
Elianna Casselle and Maya Cherikos, Staffer and Contributor • 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...

Chicago Bears make history, unfortunately
November 29, 2022

The Chicago Bears aren’t winning football games. As of Nov. 14, the Bears are 3-7 and have lost six of their last seven games. They sit...

The new new math: OPRF shifts to integrated approach
November 29, 2022

After 12 years of planning, Oak Park and River Forest High School is beginning to phase in an integrated way of teaching math. Currently, OPRF uses the standard American curriculum system: Algebra 1, Geometry and then Algebra 2. The new system would take students through Math 1, Math 2 and Math 3. Each level would incorporate a variety of topics such as algebra, geometry, trigonometry and statistics. OPRF...

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OPRF named exemplary; in top 10 percent in Illinois
Elianna Casselle, Staffer • November 29, 2022

The Illinois State Board of Education named Oak Park and River Forest High School “exemplary'' in October, putting the school in the top 10...

After Reno, West Pool finally open for us
Mackenzie Cohen, Contributor • November 29, 2022

Varsity swimmer Emmett Harmon takes a lot of pride in swimming in Oak Park and River Forest High School’s West Pool. ¨I think that it’s...

Homecoming, Oct. 1 & Spirit Assembly, Sept. 23
Shane Colpoys, Staffer • November 4, 2022
Anticipation spread through the football stadium on Sept. 30 as the crowd waited to see which of 10 candidates would be crowned homecoming royalty.
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Music club crescendo through cooperation
Hank Babwin, Contributor • November 29, 2022

Two music clubs are joining forces to provide more opportunities for students interested in making and reviewing music. The collaboration is...