Logo contest winners announced for OPRF 150th anniversary

Alexis Kohn, Staffer December 16, 2022
The winners of this year's Huskie Booster Club Logo Contest are freshman Julia Sylvester in both first and second place with her two designs and sophomore Frances Berta in third.

Fall fits hit the hallway runway

Alexis Kohn, Staffer November 30, 2022
Fall fashion at Oak Park and River Forest High School represents a collection of styles from the past, with the majority of students borrowing inspiration from the 80s, 90s and early 2000s.
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Alum’s staged reading spotlights past injustice

Maddy Walski, Contributor November 29, 2022

When faced with a challenge, that is when someone’s morals become clear. That was the theme of “The Ebony Streak,” a staged reading of a play that premiered Nov. 6 in Oak Park and River Forest High...

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Spoken Word fall showcase captivates crowd

Maggie Marko, Arts and entertainment editor November 29, 2022

Anticipation filled the air of the Little Theater on Nov. 15 as the Spoken Word Club members gathered on stage for their fall showcase. Club sponsor Adam Levin checked the mics as parents, siblings and...

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Swift’s “Midnights” uneven but gratifying

Sadie Collins, staffer November 29, 2022

“Midnights,” Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album, is a reflection of her work as a best selling artist for the past 15 years. Swift has gone through more musical phases than most musicians do in their...

Addie Heskett leaping across the stage

Orchesis dancers move to their own beat

Faye Evans, contributor November 29, 2022

The audience took their seats, the curtain went up and the music started, filling the room with sound. Then the dancers started to move, flowing across the stage, lifting people up and running in circles. The...

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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Recording studio amplifies student voices

Madeline Walski, Contributor November 3, 2022

Since the Student Resource Center opened its doors last year, students have been using it for both school work and personal projects. One place where they can do both is the new recording studio at the...

Emily Levison, instructional technology coordinator, works with students in the Makerspace.

New Makerspace supports hands-on creativity

Duke Walsh, Contributor November 3, 2022

In 1968, researchers George Land and Beth Jarman administered a creativity test to 1,600 5-year-old children. Of that group, 98 percent scored at what the proctors called the “genius level.” The test...

Studio 200’s show parries with audience heartstrings

Clara Ware, Staffer November 3, 2022

“Athena,” a play about high school friendship told through fencing, opened Sept. 28 in Studio 200, the black box theater space at Oak Park and River Forest High School. Studio 200 is a compact room...

True Colors brighten OPRF

True Colors brighten OPRF

Max Friedman, Editor in chief October 3, 2022

True Colors, the only all people of color acapella group in the choir department, is gearing up for a year of rehearsal and performance. Entering its fifth year after being formed in 2017 by alumni Spencer...

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Teacher brings terror in new book

Alexis Kohn, staffer October 3, 2022

Coming of age is a challenge for just about everyone, but for Lady Mae, the protagonist of Laura Young’s new horror novel, “The Butcher,” growing up means deciding whether or not to take part in...

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