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Queen of Mystery

Queen of Mystery

Abby Weis, Sports Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts and Leisure

How different would the world be if literary characters like Mr. Darcy, Ronald Weasley, Jo March, and Elizabeth Bennet did not exist? England is rich in literary history, with female authors like Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Emily Blyton, J.K. Rowling, and countless more. One author that seems to...

SICP Women’s Music Festival

SICP Women’s Music Festival

Grace Clancy, Features Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts and Leisure

During an activity period on December 6, 2018, SICP’s Peace Club, Club Vinyl, SCSA, and Voices of Women (VOW)  collaborated to host a special meeting open to everyone. Teachers, club leaders, and students came to the meeting in G52 to discuss issues concerning women empowerment and songs that touc...

Girls vs. Boys: Female Literary Heroes

Girls vs. Boys: Female Literary Heroes

Caroline Molloy, News Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts and Leisure

The characters young women favor are Scout from To Kill a Mockingbird and Anne Frank because they witness change and use their voices to impact the world around them. They like Katniss Everdeen from The Hunger Games, America Schreave from The Selection, and Hermione Granger from Harry Potter because...

Oh My Golden Globes! Sandra Oh Makes History

Oh My Golden Globes! Sandra Oh Makes History

Bella Druckman, Arts & Leisure Editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts and Leisure

During the 76th Golden Globes, Sandra Oh, known for her leading role in “Grey’s Anatomy,” made history for not only being the first Asian host of the Golden Globes, but also the first Asian woman to win Best Actress in a TV Drama. Sandra Oh is a Canadian born actress who is a first generation...

Oh, the Places You’ll Go with the Seussical Crew!

Oh, the Places You’ll Go with the Seussical Crew!

Bella Druckman and Liam Dahlborn

December 6, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

The Saint Ignatius Harlequins put on six productions of “Seussical the Musical” this Fall 2018 and the crew behind the cast helped the show reach its fullest potential. The crew encompasses seven categories: costumes, makeup, set, house, sound, lights, and props. Each crew plays a pivotal role i...

9 Questions With Mr. Mayor

Abby Weis, Sports editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

The first play of the year by Harlequins, Seussical, was a production for the books. The Harlequins began practicing in early September all the way until early November for just about every day of the week. In light of the spectacular production, Mr. Mayor, more commonly known as Liam Dahlborn, was int...

Upcoming Chicago Art Events

Upcoming Chicago Art Events

Bella Druckman, Arts and Leisure Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

In the midst of school work, football games, and long commutes, Saint Ignatius students can still find the time to appreciate the bubbling world of the Chicago art scene that surrounds them. Even though summer is over, art festivals in Chicago have not ceased to exist. Students can visit any of the a...

Taylorgating

Taylorgating

Bella Druckman, Arts and Leisure Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

Every Ignatian has experienced the difficulty of finding a place to eat before a football game. Hoards of students can be found aimlessly wandering down Taylor Street only to settle on a restaurant that satisfies solely the need of hunger, but not enjoyment. Problems often persist such as price, group si...

Book Review: One of Us Is Lying

Book Review: One of Us Is Lying

Bella Druckman, Arts and Leisure Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus will satisfy the thirst for a book full of plot twists, drama, and high school realism. The four main characters embody four main high school stereotypes: the smart girl, the sports star, the beauty queen, and the dangerous boy. All four characters end up in deten...

Harlequins Float Out

Harlequins Float Out

Bella Druckman, Arts and Leisure Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure, Senior Edition

     After four years of dedication and hardwork, the Class of 2018 Harlequins have reached the end of their performance career at Saint Ignatius College Prep and they look onward to their futures.        The class of 2018 has witnessed eight musicals cast, rehearsed, and performed wi...

Why was Parkland Different?

Why was Parkland Different?

Lydia Sidrys and Bella Druckman

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Leisure

      Two-Hundred Ninety. That’s the number of school shootings there have been in America since 2013. Though all of these shootings are different on some level, there is an underlying cause of these shootings: weak gun restriction laws. Even though there has been an extraordinary number of scho...

Player One, Are You Ready?

Player One, Are You Ready?

Zoey Edwards, Junior Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and 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...

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