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The Spirit

The Spirit

The student news site of Saint Ignatius College Prep

The student news site of Saint Ignatius College Prep

The Spirit

The Spirit

The student news site of Saint Ignatius College Prep

The Spirit

The Spirit

Frankenstein, Michael Myers, and Other Things that Go Bump in the Night: The Evil-ution of the Motion Picture Monster

Emilia Czajkowskyj November 15, 2023

“I've said goodbye to my boogeyman, but the truth is, evil doesn't die. It changes shape.” -Laurie Strode, Halloween Ends (2022)   In 1978, the slasher movie Halloween managed to become a box...

A Growing Risk of Adolescents’ Mental Health Using Social Media

Sophie Cavitt-Goldberg, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

Since the proliferation of social media around 1997, mental health risks such as depression and anxiety have increased prominently in adolescents. While it was initially created to be a tool to enhance...

The Mystery of Kairos

Brigid Iannelli, Content Editor November 15, 2023

Earlier this fall, participants of Saint Ignatius’ 182nd Kairos retreat returned from their mystery-shrouded four days at the Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House in Barrington, Illinois. Kairos (meaning...

Teacher Feature

Brian Cronin, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

Junior Brian Cronin interviews Mr. Flynn.

What Seniors Wish They Knew as Freshmen

Julia Perez, Managing Editor September 17, 2023

Going up or down the different staircases. Opening the right door so you don’t hit anyone coming the other direction. Trying to find the best way to get to your classes. Keeping your grades up. Finding...

The Fight for Equal Pay

Emerson Good, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

Last March, Saint Ignatius’ Voices of Women club hosted the Equal Pay Bake Sale, where boys were charged one dollar and girls were charged 50 cents for all baked goods. VOW, a women-led club that aims...

The Real QUESTion

Audrey Styczynski and Marti White September 17, 2023

Most people say bad things about their school cafeteria, but I’m sure Saint Ignatius students would disagree! Quest Food serves quite a variety of food for students and teachers in Tully and Damen Hall,...

A New View On The World

Iwan Skomoroch, Staff Writer September 17, 2023

On an early Saturday morning, thirty students from Saint Ignatius College Prep stepped aboard a Boeing 747 on a flight to Rome, Italy. Although many of the students had never stepped foot outside...

Class of 2024’s Guide to Getting Involved

Emerson Good, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

As seniors approach the college application process, many of them recognize that there are things they wished they’d known before attempting to convince admissions offices why they are the perfect candidates...

Hockey Hair

Cameron Kasmala April 4, 2023

  Shiny, silky, long, and flowing. Whether you call it cheddy, lettuce, flow, salad, or just simply hockey hair, it grabs your eye. On almost every team you play there is at least one player with...

Orchesis Success

Brooke Ghaly April 4, 2023

The house lights in the McLaughlin Theatre dim and the curtain opens, revealing a cluster of teenage girls closely huddled on the stage. Each one is carefully placed in formation, standing incredibly...

The Long Haul

Betania Demisse and Julia Perez March 6, 2023

The long-anticipated Christmas break came and went, but it seems like the students of Saint Ignatius aren’t going to see another extended break anytime soon.  With seniors preparing for graduation,...

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