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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

One Love: A Preview

Sydney Ahler, Staff Writer March 4, 2024

With the ebbs and flows of new music, Bob Marley’s legacy and feel-good reggae tracks stand the test of time. In 1945, Jamaica's most famous recording artist was born. Marley began recording in the early...

Theo Baker, the Stanford freshman student journalist, became the youngest recipient of the George Polk Award in journalism for his series of stories on the Tessier-Lavigne scandal.

 A Modern David and Goliath Tale at Stanford

John Waldo October 10, 2023

In a modern-day tale similar to that of David and Goliath, David will still come out on top. Former Stanford University president Marc Tessier-Lavigne reluctantly stepped down from his role after an independent...

Kurt Cobain playing guitar with Nirvana on MTV Unplugged

The Rise and Fall of MTV

Amy Skolozynski, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

MTV (Music Television) initially launched its first show on Aug. 1, 1981, and changed pop culture forever. The new broadcast’s first song shown was the one-hit-wonder, “Video Killed the Radio Star”...

Elon Musk and Starlink

Iwan Skomoroch, Staff Writer October 10, 2023

In a newly published biography about Elon Musk, it was unearthed that he left American and Ukrainian intelligence services scrambling last September by blocking the activation of Starlink over occupied...

Protests in Peru: Why a Change Was Made to Summer Trip

April 4, 2023

One of the opportunities that the Language Department at Saint Ignatius College Prep offers is the chance to travel to a different country over the summer. This year, the Spanish faculty originally planned...

Third and Final Summit IVD Promises Personalized Experience

Eleanor Rossini March 8, 2023

In 2015, the Vatican published Pope Francis’s encyclical, Laudato Si, meaning “Praise Be.” This encyclical focuses primarily on ecology and environmental justice. It also reminds humanity that everything...

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,...

Seniors Gear Up for First Time Voting

Lizzy Nejman February 24, 2023

As Chicago continues the race to elect its newest mayor on February 28th, new voters at Saint Ignatius get ready to vote for the first time. The race is currently in full swing, with two debates the week...

Canned Food Drive

Lizzy Nejman February 8, 2023

Throughout the week of January 9th, a few half-filled boxes sat in the Link of Saint Ignatius College Prep in Chicago, as hundreds of students walked past them each day. For the Spirit Week leading up...

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From the Lakefront to Arlington Heights

Danny Semenak December 5, 2022

Since 1971 the Chicago Bears have called Soldier Field their home. Countless wins, losses, memories, and traditions are synonymous with the Bears organization and synonymous with Soldier Field. However,...

Passing Period Problems

Betania Demisse December 5, 2022

With over four hundred new freshmen this year, the hallways have been more packed than ever. From getting to class at 7:55 AM to trying to leave the school at 3:00 PM, students are struggling to navigate...

Getting Sleep is Getting Harder

Erika Lenhardt '23 January 6, 2022

Recently, St. Ignatius has made a change that caused discontent amongst students: changing the start time from 9 a.m. to 8 a.m. The resulting one hour less of sleep was disliked  by many, which brings...

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