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Remembering Those Who Passed in 2020

Remembering Those Who Passed in 2020
January 4, 2021

From Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek, the world lost some truly remarkable people this year. As we finally head into 2021, it feels appropriate to remember some...

What about Finals?

What about Finals?
December 11, 2020

Finals are a teacher's pride and joy--and a student's worst nightmare. They tend to consist of hair pulling, endless notecards, and grave sleep deprivation. Saint Ignatius students tend to be well-prepared,...

Supporting Small Businesses

Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood small businesses
December 11, 2020

This Christmas, instead of going to Amazon to buy gifts for your loved ones, consider shopping local. Shopping locally provides many benefits to both store owners and customers. As a consumer, one is able...

Do You Prefer Hybrid or Zoom Learning?

Do You Prefer Hybrid or Zoom Learning?
December 11, 2020

Do you prefer hybrid or Zoom for school? Which is better for learning? How does each affect students’ social lives, procrastination habits, and mental and physical health? Teenagers nationally and within...

Effects of COVID in “Normalized” America

An empty State Street reflects our current times
Courtesy of Crain’s Chicago Business
December 11, 2020

A year ago, if you had walked down a street in Chicago with everyone wearing masks, standing 6 feet apart, and bumping elbows, you would have thought you had been transported to an alternate reality. However,...

Harlequins Perform on Zoom

The upperclassmen cast of Emma
December 11, 2020

Rehearsals were in full swing for the fall play, “Emma” by Jane Austen. Following, COVID guidelines, the production was to be completely socially distant, with actors using face masks on stage and...

5 Ways to Feel Your Best During E-Learning

5 Ways to Feel Your Best During E-Learning
December 11, 2020

Who knew at the beginning of the pandemic what we would miss the most? Congregating in Tully before school, talking with friends during passing periods, free periods in McLaughlin, and pulling up ten chairs...

Will the Release of Mulan on Disney+ and Other Streaming Services Cause Movie Theaters to Become Obsolete?

Will the Release of Mulan on Disney+ and Other Streaming Services Cause Movie Theaters to Become Obsolete?
November 10, 2020

The release of Disney’s live action remake of Mulan on Disney+ has many fans wondering what precedent this sets for film in the COVID-19 era. Most Ignatians are familiar with going to the movie theater...

Class of 2020 Superlatives

Class of 2020 Superlatives
May 28, 2020

The Class of 2020 worked together to make some superlatives for Father Caruso. Here are some of the highlights: Most Likely to be Chilling on the Beach Biggest Disney/Mickey Mouse Fan at Ignatius  ...

Icons of the Class of 2020

Saint Ignatius sign honoring their Class of 2020.
May 28, 2020

Just in case you didn’t know enough about the Class of 2020, here is a list of everyone who was not mentioned before. We have so many special people in this class, it would be a shame not to recognize...

Setting Fire From Water

May 27, 2020

My fellow Ignatians, Just before departing for leave earlier this year, my Macroeconomics teacher Mr. Vickman shared with us an interesting story. A story that I believe is very apt to our Ignatius...

Do You Remember…

Saint Ignatius students of the past rally to gather money to support the school.
Alumni Teachers Recall the Walk as it Occurred in their Youth
October 10, 2019

The Walk for Ignatius was a success! While this was the first time the current students at Saint Ignatius participated in the Walk, current faculty members did it before them. Two of them are Ms. Carney...

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