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Review: Godzilla vs. Kong

Dante Berry, Staffer May 21, 2021

On March 31, two notorious characters from different franchises battled it out on the big screen. “Godzilla vs Kong” was one of the most anticipated movies of 2021, and it is still being viewed globally. As...

April Horoscopes

Isabel Richmond, Staffer April 5, 2021

Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) Explore your creative side this month! Indulge in things you’ve maybe never tried before. Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb. 18) Make sure to keep tabs on relationships; your...

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False Publication: up and coming band of OPRF students

Gabriel Kedziora, Staffer April 5, 2021

False Publication is an emerging rap and hip hop, student-led music group based at OPRF whose perseverance, dedication, and passion throughout the pandemic are inspiring during a time of fear and uncertainty....

Theatre dept receives grant, Working resumes

Sophia Desai, Arts & Entertainment Editor February 26, 2021

After about four months of stressing about how they would pay for “Working: the Musical” streaming fourth quarter, the Oak Park and River Forest Alumni Association swooped in with a $9,000 donation...

Spoken Word annual showcase perserveres virtually

Spoken Word annual showcase perserveres virtually

Luke Gilfillan, Staffer February 23, 2021

On Dec. 9, Spoken Word held its annual winter showcase. Even in a worldwide pandemic, the showcase continued to allow OPRF poets to perform their poetry. Since its inception in the late ‘90s, Spoken...

Little Theatre modernizes Shakespeare

Little Theatre modernizes Shakespeare

Alex Goldstein, Staffer February 23, 2021

William Shakespeare is believed to have lived during the Elizabethan era, from the mid-sixteenth to the early seventeenth century. It’s hard to imagine him in a polarized society living through a pandemic...

Feb Horoscopes

Isabel Richmond, Staffer February 23, 2021

Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19) This month, focus your energies on compassion. When dealing with others, give them the benefit of the doubt; it could help you in the long-run. Aquarius (Jan. 20 - Feb....

The cover of EJ Haas's new book,

OPRF ’20 grad book release

Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

On the day the first physical copy of her book, “The Importance of Breaking Things,” was slated to arrive, 18-year-old and 2020 OPRF graduate EJ Haas was running frantically back and forth between...

The case for

The case for “Big Mouth”

Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief February 23, 2021

“Raunchy,” “adult,” and “creepy” are the initial words said to me when I bring up my affinity for Netflix's controversial coming-of-age animation, “Big Mouth.” The show centers around middle...

December Horoscopes

Isabel Richmond, Staffer December 11, 2020

Capricorn (Dec. 22 - Jan. 19): This month is all about enlightening your inner world, thoughts, memories, and feelings. This month brings great opportunities to focus on yourself. Aquarius (Jan. 20...

The first pair of shoes that Weber charged money for

AIF: Cali Weber, @calis.customs

Archie Beecroft, Staffer December 11, 2020

A new small business is growing in the OPRF community. OPRF junior Cali Weber has taken a passion for painting and transformed it into a small business. Inspired by popular social media platforms,...

Review: Nothing is as it seems in

Review: Nothing is as it seems in “Ratched”

Libby Eggert, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

On Sept. 18, Netflix released renowned horror producer Ryan Murphy’s new show, “Ratched.” The show follows and unpacks the origin story of Mildred Ratched, who is originally from the literary classic...

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