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May Crowning

Olivia Welsh, Junior Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Features

On Monday May 8th, the May Crowning was held at Saint Ignatius. The ceremony is always held in front of the Marian statue in the courtyard outside of Tully Hall. This has become an annual ceremony at Saint Ignatius thanks to Sister Mary Elizabeth OP and a select group of dedicated students. ...

A Day Among Men

A Day Among Men

Edward Seley, Senior Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under CLUBS & CLASSES, Features

Club Adam is a school organization centered around growing men’s faith and fellowship and currently the club is preparing for a retreat after school on Friday, April 28th. Although inactive for two years, Club Adam is being brought back by Mr. Morrow, Mr. Lord, and other male Ignatius faculty who...

#GirlsCount to 130 Million

#GirlsCount to 130 Million

Katie Mundt, Senior Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under Features

#GirlsCount is a social media movement created by an organization called ONE to raise awareness about the 130 million girls around the world who do not have access to education. ONE was originally founded to combat world poverty. Members of the nonpartisan organization primarily to lobby political l...

Howling in the Court

Howling in the Court

Elizabeth Neybert, Senior Writer

April 12, 2017


Filed under CLUBS & CLASSES, Features

On March 31 and April 1, 2017, the Saint Ignatius Mock Trial team competed at the Richard J. Daley Center against Cristo Rey, Cristo Rey St. Martin, Christ the King, DePaul Prep, Fenwick, Loyola Academy and Mount Carmel for the Howlett Cup. The team attended a reception at Petterino’s, a popular Italia...

The Pack + Acapella = Packapella

Ugomma Ugwu-Uche, Junior Writer

March 16, 2017


Filed under CLUBS & CLASSES, Features

It is well known that Ignatius has a vast array of clubs and sports, but right between Choir and Harlequins lies a club with the most clever name: Packapella. After the movie Pitch Perfect, Ignatius students Theresa Bertini '14, Roisin Goebelbecker '15, and Emily Sierra '16 decided they wanted...

Silent Saints of Saint Ignatius

Nicholas Lozano-Torres, Senior Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Frank's Favorites Movie: The Departed Actor: Robert De Niro and Leonardo Dicaprio Food: Linguine in white clam sauce Pets: His fish "Beast" After working for the City of Chicago, Frank Senese saw an opening at Saint Ignatius and seized the opportunity.  Frank, a Chicago native, ha...

Just Horsing Around

Just Horsing Around

Thomas Waun, Senior Writer

March 7, 2017


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Anne Murphy Brumfield (Lucy) ‘17 and Elizabeth Brumfield (Bizzy) ‘18 have spent their lives competing in equestrian competitions around America. They first chose horseback riding due to their family’s interest in horses. Lucy says, “I grew up in a family from Mississippi who lived on a farm and...

Sustainability and Recycling Club Fuels Growth with a New Partnership

Madeline Williamson, Sophomore Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Features

The Recycling and Sustainability Club brings a new and exciting initiative to St. Ignatius College Prep, working with Loyola University of Chicago, while adding to already established actions like the weekly “Sustainability Scoop,” Ignatian Earth Week, and an environmentally themed IVD day. The...

Vamos a Cuba: Day 2

Jimmy Herdegen, Senior Writer

February 28, 2017


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Jimmy Herdegen '17 Beautiful sunrise in Havana, Cuba Waking up, you walk outside onto the balcony where the goddess of light greets you with a beautiful sunrise. Echoes of the morning dove come from the north, a rooster from the south. Every day, el pueblo wakes up to this scene in a place stuck in the past yet ...

Vinyl Revival

Vinyl Revival

Teddy Maiorca

February 28, 2017


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This school year, Saint Ignatius welcomed an addition of a new club. Vinyl Club was started by Bob O’Neil ‘18 and Emily Duque ‘18 and has gained lots of attention throughout the school. It is moderated by Mr. Weiler and Mr. Hatem of the Religion and English departments, and has been a place for studen...

Erika’s Lighthouse Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Erika’s Lighthouse Sheds Light On Mental Illness

Katie Mundt, Senior Writer

February 21, 2017


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  On January 17 and 18, members of the Erika’s Lighthouse club gave a presentation called “Teen Panels” about teenage depression, eating disorders, anxiety and overall mental health to freshmen gym classes. At each presentation, members shared stories, performed activities, and answered...

The Future is Green

The Future is Green

Genevieve Jawor, Senior Writer

February 21, 2017


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Mr. Carney has gone all in with Outdoor Ecology Club. From being a member of the club when he attended Saint Ignatius, to his current moderator position, he has offered much insight about his involvement with the outdoors. The Outdoor Ecology Club, OEC, has shown increased potential this year wit...

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