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...

Benchwarming with Beebe: March 2017

Evan Beebe, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

The other day, as I was perusing the Chicago Tribune's sports section I came across a list of all Chicagoland area kids participating in the 2017 NCAA basketball tournament. Scanning through the list I came across. Scottie ...

Bench warming with Beebe: February 2017

Evan Beebe, Sports Editor

February 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Blair Ripley grew up around basketball. Her mom played college ball at University of Minnesota, and later played professionally in Germany. As a child, Blair loved making trips up north for alumni weekend with her mom. She has a...

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...

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