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Player One, Are You Ready?

Player One, Are You Ready?

Zoey Edwards, Junior Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

In the book Ready Player One, paper books have become a thing of antiquity as most people prefer to read ebooks. Even in school, the majority of us use our iPads to access texts we read for class. In Ready Player One, books aren’t even tangible, in paper or in digital form, they exist in a virtual real...

Cheap Eats: A Rolled-Up Treat

Cheap Eats: A Rolled-Up Treat

Donovan Powell

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

By exposure from the internet and peers who love to keep up with trends, everyone has heard of stir-fried ice cream. Stir-fried ice cream ("rolled ice cream" as called in America) is a treat that originated in Thailand which is made by milk poured on a steel plate and chilled to below freezing and m...

Generation XX

Generation XX

Georgia Goldrick

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

In 2017, St. Ignatius College Prep is much different than the school students attended in the past. From the size of the buildings and classes to school facilities, the old SICP would be unrecognizable to current students. The most notable difference is gender. St. Ignatius was an all boys school from its...

A Musical Phenomenon

A Musical Phenomenon

Caroline Phillips, Senior Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

Due to popular demand, the production of the musical Les Misérables began their tour of the United States on September 21, 2017. The cast first performed in Providence, RI and then traveled to cities such as Nashville, TN and will perform in other cities including Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC....

Generation XX

Generation XX

Georgia Goldrick, Senior Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

In 2017, St. Ignatius College Prep is much different than the school students attended in the past. From the size of the buildings and classes to school facilities, the old SICP would be unrecognizable to current students. The most notable difference is gender. St. Ignatius was an all boys school from...

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

Daniel McKay

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

To some people fall means football, bonfires and the changing of the leaves. To others, it is pumpkin spice season. In recent years, the popular flavor has exploded in drinks and bakery items. I decided to try these drinks and treats to see if they are worth the hype. I ranked each item out of five ...

The Breakfast Club

The Breakfast Club

Georgia Goldrick

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

Every teen knows the struggle of dining on a budget. Looking for a cheap place to get unbelievable breakfast under $12? We have located three places for you! Each restaurant is rated on food, service, and ambiance on a scale of 1-5 pancakes. Hashbrowns 731 W Maxwell Street, Chicago, IL 60607  ...

Switching the Script

Switching the Script

Will Payne

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure

For many years, productions by Harlequins have been a  staple in  the fine arts community at Saint Ignatius, with performances like, The Great Gatsby, Shrek, and The   Little Mermaid. This year, they have  decided to go outside the box and choose the musical, Crazy for You. Set in the 1930s...

Why All The Freshman Sit Together in the Cafeteria

Why All The Freshman Sit Together in the Cafeteria

Caroline VanDam, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Leisure, Uncategorized

Why DO all the Freshman sit together in the cafeteria?  On one of my first days as a senior I tested the cafeteria during lunch period to see what would happen if I broke the unwritten rule and sat at the Freshmen table.  At first I was met with peculiar stares and awkward glances.  But finally as I clu...

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