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Haas Take: Oak Park’s fear of Austin exposes problems with our perception of poverty

Ella Haas, News/Opinion Editor

January 31, 2020

Perhaps the most famous fairytale premise is that of the dragon. As the story goes, some foggy, thundering mountain looms over a village whose citizens live in fear of the snarling winged monster on top. It’s known as the premis...

Opinion: the best chicken sandwiches are bigotry-free

Vaughn Clissold, Staffer

December 13, 2019

     Popeyes has released their own chicken sandwich to compete with one of their closest competitors: Chick-Fil-A. Not being one to just “believe the hype,” I decided to compare the two for myself.     Chick-Fil-A ...

Opinion: Amidst school shootings, phone ban not the answer

Libby Eggert, Staffer

December 13, 2019

Oct. 28, 2019, an OPRF committee working on measures to curb cell phone usage sent out a survey asking students about their everyday technology use. Although the intentions of the survey were never communicated, the questions...

Haas Take: In the name of democracy, let Republicans speak

Ella Haas, News/Opinion Editor

December 13, 2019

As a Democrat, I stand for everyone’s right to be heard. I support immigrants, members of the queer community, the economically disenfranchised, and other demographics cast outside the Eden of privilege. Naturally, I should ...

Editorial: Administration needs to trust teachers to run classrooms, grant bathroom rights

Ella Haas, News/Opinion Editor

December 13, 2019

It’s third period. You fidget in your seat, cast a glance at the classroom door. You’ve had too much water, coffee, something like that. You need to pee. You raise your hand and wait for the teacher to call your name. In y...

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