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Editorial: Trump’s hypocrisy on vaping demonstrates his real priorities

Seth Engle, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

Early this month, the Trump administration said it would look to ban vaping products some time within the next few months. “We can’t allow people to get sick,” Trump said. “And we can’t have our kids be so affected....

Letter to the Editor: Bidding farewell to morning announcements

Ben More, Community Member

September 26, 2019

OPRF has ushered in advisory periods. The addition of a few minutes means we as a school no longer have space in our lives for one of OPRF’s most iconic traditions: the morning announcements. I remember being a freshman still...

Column: Music to Me

Jane Houseal, Contributor

September 26, 2019

I am not a musician. I am unable to sing or play an instrument.  It took me years to learn to clap on time to “We Will Rock You.”  Regardless, music is one of the most important things in my life - as can be said for a lot of pe...

Your vaccination keeps me alive

Holden Green, Contributor

September 26, 2019

Everyone who can be vaccinated, should be vaccinated. When people aren’t vaccinated, they risk not only their health, but the health of people around them. In OPRF, a school of 3,500+ people, one infected person can easily create...

Dick’s Sporting Goods: April 2018

Addison Dick, Sports Editor

May 15, 2018

There are numerous things I will miss about OPRF, but the Huskie sports are among those parts of high school I will miss the most. The Friday night football games are truly a special environment and have provided some great...

Dick’s Sporting Goods: March 2018

Addison Dick, Sports Editor

May 15, 2018

Kids are staring at their Chromebooks in the hallway, exclaiming simultaneously every few seconds. It can only mean one thing: March Madness is here. Nobody can deny the excitement of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament....

Dick’s Sporting Goods: February 2018

Addison Dick, Sports Editor

March 3, 2018

After 18 days of exhilarating competition, the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea came to a close last weekend. During the Opening Ceremonies, the power of the Olympics was on full display, as Olympians from North...

Dick’s Sporting Goods: December 2017

Addison Dick, Sports Editor

December 16, 2017

  2017 was a wild year in sports. It included Clemson’s last-second touchdown to win the college football championship game, perhaps the greatest comeback ever in the Super Bowl, the revival of the Roger Federer-Rafael Nad...

Natalie’s News: New Year, New Me

Natalie Guarino, Managing Editor

December 15, 2017

Every Jan. 1, my mom forces my family to write down our New Year Resolutions. Whether it’s as small as eating healthier or as big as getting into college, she tries to make all of us think of ways to better ourselves. This...

Natalie’s News: White Fragility, Handle with Care

Natalie Guarino, Managing Editor

December 15, 2017

Race is often at the forefront of Oak Park’s collective consciousness. And for the most part, we don’t shy away from the issue. Our community consistently tries to have the difficult, uncomfortable conversations about race...

Natalie’s News: Sexual Assault Brought to Light

Natalie Guarino, Managing Editor

December 1, 2017

Is 2017 ever going to end? Every month, new scandals or disasters have rocked the world. For the past month, a barrage of sexual assault, abuse, and misconduct allegations have consumed the press. Since early October, when...

Dick’s Sporting Goods: November 2017

Addison Dick, Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

It has been difficult to ignore the impact Lavar Ball has had on basketball and sports in general since Lonzo Ball, his oldest son, rose to fame for the UCLA Bruins last year. Lonzo now plays for the Los Angeles Lakers, middle...

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