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Parkland Shooting Response

Emma Thompson, News Writer

March 22, 2018


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

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

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...

History of School Shootings in the USA

History of School Shootings in the USA

Jacob Gillis, Lead News Editor

March 8, 2018


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We Remember Sandy Hook

We Remember Sandy Hook

Montserrat Villalobos, News Writer

March 8, 2018


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We Remember Stoneman Douglas

We Remember Stoneman Douglas

Taylor Trimble, News Writer

March 8, 2018


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Catholic Schools Week

William Dalhorn, News Editor

February 13, 2018


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Catholic School’s Week The week of January 29 through February 2 was important for SICP and all Catholic Schools throughout the United States because it was National Catholic School’s Week. The goal of the week was to bring attention to the idea of a Catholic education and to help people understand...

Catalonia Independence Movement – interview with Tomas Turriff-Ortega

Jacob Gillis, Lead News Editor

December 2, 2017


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Nationalist fervor in the Spanish territory of Cataloñia is a topic that has received substantial coverage by the media.  On October 1, 2017, in a highly controversial referendum, Cataloñian voters overwhelmingly voted for independence.  However, the Spanish government responded by emphasizing tha...

Cardinal Dolan Visits Saint Ignatius

William Dalhborn, Grace McCauley, Emma Coughlan, News Writers

November 30, 2017


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New York Cardinal Visits Saint Ignatius College Prep By Liam Dahlborn ‘20 The   students   and   staff   at   Saint   Ignatius   College   Prep   recently   had   a   once-in-a-lifetime experience when Cardinal   Timothy   Dolan,   the   Archbishop   of   New York,   c...

Kino for Teens

Jake Gillis, Head News Editor

November 30, 2017


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In the wake of the controversy surrounding contemporary immigration politics, several Ignatius students formed the Kino for Teens Club. It is based on the summer immersion trip to the Kino Border Initiative in Nogales, Arizona. The Kinos Border Initiative is a coordinated effort by six Catholic org...

Post-Maria Puerto Rico

Post-Maria Puerto Rico

Jacob Gillis, Lead News Editor

October 26, 2017


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In September, Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.The effect that it has had on residents could be described as apocalyptic. There is still little power on the island and many communities have limited drinking water, food, fuel and cell service. The lack of communication has m...

Helping Hands for Hurricane Harvey

Clarissa Martinez '18, Emma Coughlan '18, and Alejandra Natera '18, Senior Writers

October 26, 2017


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Saint Ignatius homerooms raised money through the first week of September to aid relief efforts for the students and families of Jesuit schools affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Students and faculty made individual contributions which totaled roughly $3,700. Jesuit high schools Crist...

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