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Jalen Sharp wins sophomore poetry slam

Sophia Desai, Staffer

February 28, 2020

As the students and teachers poured into the auditorium, Jalen Sharp and 11 other sophomores excitedly waited to perform. They could hear the murmur of people finding their seats from behind the curtain as they did tongue twi...

Students grapple with Tik Tok fame

Camille Grant, Staffer

February 28, 2020

These days, youths enjoy not 15 minutes of fame, but rather 15 seconds of “Tik Tok fame.” This type of celebrity is distinctly Generation Z — borne from, of all things, a cell phone app.  Tik Tok was engineered to...

“Otherness” and social isolation: causes and solutions

Alex Goldstein, Contributor

February 4, 2020

It is time again for a gathering of the Olson family. A row of people are spread across the couch at the residence of the Olson children’s grandparents. They each take turns chastising and commending American politics, one comment...

Treating the winter blues

Treating the winter blues

December 13, 2019

Seven OPRF students earn perfect ACT scores

Lev Working, Contributor

December 13, 2019

Out of the 1.8 million students who take the ACT every year, only two tenths of a percent achieve a perfect score of 36. Among them were seven OPRF students. OPRF’s top ACT scholars were Veronica Brooks, Garrett Credi, Evelyn...

Music through the decade

Music through the decade

December 13, 2019

OPRF clubs and classes adopt-a-family for the holiday season

Josh Hedrich, Staffer

December 13, 2019

This holiday season, members of the OPRF community got their giving on by providing gifts for more than 50 families in need throughout the Oak Park and River Forest area, through the Holiday Food and Gift Basket program’s A...

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