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Ignatius Mock Trial Wins Championship

Angelina Galullo and Elisabeth Paskali

December 5, 2018


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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 Daley Center, on October 27th. The students on the mock trial team imitate trials, acting as at...

Water1st Makes Soap this Holiday Season

Lydia Sidrys, News Editor

December 4, 2018


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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 that strives to end the water crisis around the world, is a new club at Ignatius, founded by Angelica...

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

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

Lauren Jasen, Features Editor

December 3, 2018


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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, but based on all the good they do. This is much easier said than done. There are some things that happen...

Sixty Years of NASA

Lydia Sidrys, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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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 landings, space shuttles, and even landing rovers on Mars. However, NASA has achieved much more;...

Father Laniauskas’ Papal Trip to the Baltic States

Lydia Sidrys, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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Father Laniauskas recently returned from a trip to Lithuania and Estonia where he served as the translator to the Pope. On his trip, Father Laniauskas worked in the Vatican Media Center. His job was to “watch the Pope visit the different Baltic states and share that, through the Vatican Media Center,...

In Memory of John McCain

In Memory of John McCain

Lydia Sidrys, News Editor

September 18, 2018


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John McCain, the son of a Navy admiral, not only served our country as a Vietnam War Veteran and as a Senator, but he also has wholeheartedly embraced and encapsulated the American right of free speech, not being afraid, or unwilling, to share his voice and speak his opinion. Born at the Coco Solo Naval...

Paul Bauer: A Cop and Fellow Ignatian

Paul Bauer: A Cop and Fellow Ignatian

Taylor Trimble, Sophomore Writer

March 15, 2018


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On February 13, 2018, Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer, 53, was fatally shot at the Thompson Center in the Loop. His death is especially tragic for the Ignatius community because Commander Bauer graduated from our school in 1982. Bauer’s death was an act of selflessness and dedication. Bauer received a call of...

Fighting for Florida

Emma Thompson, Junior Writer

March 8, 2018


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On February 14th, 2018, a gunman killed seventeen people and wounded fourteen others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The gunman set off fire alarms to bring kids out of their classrooms and opened fire with a semi automatic AR-15 assault rifle. The shooting suspect, 19 year...

We Remember Stoneman Douglas

We Remember Stoneman Douglas

Taylor Trimble, News Writer

March 8, 2018


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