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Senate Control Falls to Georgia

Kelly Loeffler(R) and Rev. Raphael Warnock(D) on the debate stage as the election approaches
December 13, 2020

With the presidential election continuing to make headlines, many Americans have overlooked other election news. Georgia is set to have not one but two runoff elections in early January that will determine...

Breaking Down the Trump Recount Lawsuits

An election worker organizing recounted ballots in Marietta, Ga. Courtesy of John Amis for Associated Press
December 9, 2020

Following the narrow margin of victory in the key swing states of Wisconsin and Georgia, the Trump Campaign requested recounts in both states, seeking to overturn the result of one of the most controversial...

New Stay at Home Advisory Reflects Worsening COVID-19 Numbers

Courtesy of Charles Rex Arbogast for Associated Press
December 9, 2020

Governor Pritzker has announced a statewide increase in COVID restrictions amid an exponential increase in COVID-19 cases, which took effect on November 20th. The entire state will be considered under...

The Presidential Transition and What It Means For Our Country

The Associated Press electoral map as of 12/9/2020
December 9, 2020

On the morning of November 7th, the 2020 United States Presidential Race was called by the Associated Press for former Vice President Joe Biden. The call marked the end of a contentious and drawn out 4-day...

Walk for Misercordia

Sisters of SICP talk the walk with Father Caruso.
The Walk Benefited a Worthwhile Cause, While all Proceeds Went to Misericordia
October 10, 2019

As a school community on Friday, September 27th, the St. Ignatius community took part in a six mile walk to celebrate our 150th anniversary and raise money for Misericordia, an organization that many SICP...

The Year of Women

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 27:  Christine Blasey Ford (C) is sworn in before testifying the Senate Judiciary Committee with her attorneys Debra Katz (L) and Michael Bromwich (R) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. In prepared remarks, Ford said,
April 9, 2019

In 1992, following the Anita Hill hearings and the confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court, there was a four percent increase in the amount of women elected to Congress. It was dubbed “the...

Middle Eastern Women Breaking Through Social Boundaries

April 9, 2019

Today in our modern society within America, it’s difficult for newer generations to picture a place where women aren’t given complete equal rights as men and are held back from ever being able to have...

Empowering Women Through Ads

April 9, 2019

Typically, Gender Based Marketing has been used to highlight images and ideas of the different preferences of men and women. While this form of marketing certainly exists in our world today, a new form...

Ignatius Mock Trial Wins Championship

December 5, 2018

Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Places First in Invitational Congratulations to the Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Team! They placed first place in the annual Saint Ignatius Mock Trial Invitational, at the Richard...

Water1st Makes Soap this Holiday Season

December 4, 2018

One of Ignatius’s newest clubs, Water1st, is celebrating the holiday season in a unique way: making and selling soap to help the water crisis around the world. Water1st, an international organization...

Father Boyle Opens Our Eyes to the Importance of Forgiveness and Kinship in Our Lives

Courtesy of Homeboy Industries
December 3, 2018

Forgiveness. It is one of the most difficult concepts for people to enact. Choosing to see people for their best qualities, rather than their worst. Not judging people based on one regrettable action,...

Sixty Years of NASA

October 23, 2018

NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, turned sixty on this past Monday, October 1. NASA pioneered many projects in rocketerring and space exploration, including, but not limited to moon...

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