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The Trapeze

Haiti Column

Brendan Carew, Managing Editor

April 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once preached this message:     “Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve…. You don't have to make your subject and verb agree...

Point/Counter-Point: Should colleges accept standardized tests?

Sam Lever and Conor Johnson

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Standardized tests provide schools a baseline -Sam Lever- Nobody likes taking standardized tests.  They’re long, arduous, and boring.  On top of all that, students have to pay upwards of 40 dollars for each test.  Because o...

I’m still with her

I’m still with her

January 25, 2017

Editorial – December 2016

Editorial Board

January 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

We have become so divided as a nation that opposing political sides can no longer stand each other, let alone understand each other. Despite what the typical Oak Park resident might see on Facebook, the vast majority of people w...

Editorial – November 2016

Luke Butler, Graphics Editor

December 1, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Colleges come in all shapes and sizes. Some offer longer terms, or higher tuitions. Some colleges have an element of prestige. Other colleges don’t. A college’s reputation is possibly one of the biggest factors in distingu...

Students respond to election results

November 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In general, I think that the election of Donald Trump was, in part, rooted in people who have real prejudice.  However, a lot of what Trump has done has been a dangerous extension of identity politics from political left to political...

Benchwarming with Beebe

Evan Beebe, Sports Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

On Aug. 26  the third week of the NFL preseason was well underway. In Green Bay the Packer faithful flocked to Lambeau Field to see their team. The pre-game ceremonies were underway, players were introduced, the coin was flippe...

CommUNITY

Brendan Carew, Managing Editor

September 30, 2016

Filed under Opinion

I never met Elijah Sims.   I don’t know a lot about who he was. But when I learned about the death of my peer, I thought of all he could have been. I don’t mean what he could have been if he hadn’t been kill...

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