Awkward encounters

Awkward encounters

Anna Konstant, Writer
September 26, 2013 • 366 views
Filed under Columns, Personality, Top Stories

It’s obviously fun to mess with people as shown by the numerous clips on Youtube and Vine. Whether it’s gallon smashing (throwing gallons of milk on the ground), staring at people, pretending to struggle with opening the door, or simply acting... Read more »

What it means to say goodbye

What it means to say goodbye

Jena Sugay, Writer
April 5, 2013 • 430 views
Filed under Columns, Personality

As a senior, I have been more than excited to move on to the next chapter of my life and leave this old life at school behind. I’m done with Hinsdale, Chicago, and living with my family—and I know I’m not the only one. And as fourth quarter begins, the end of the year is beginning to feel closer... Read more »

Spinning back to square dancing

Bridget Gilmore, Writer
March 21, 2013 • 513 views
Filed under Opinion, Personality, Video

I had forgotten how sweaty freshman boys’ hands are. I am a senior, and it’s been three years since my freshman square dancing days. However, when I found out the freshman gym classes needed more girls, I, of course, volunteered—somehow able to sing every word to every song. Square dancing for... Read more »

To the know-it-alls

To the know-it-alls

Bridget Gilmore, Writer
February 20, 2013 • 574 views
Filed under Opinion, Personality

Slouching with drooping eyelids, I listened to the man at the podium. It looked like he was speaking. It really did. He was moving his mouth and his arms and his hands and the microphone was definitely on. But all I heard was, " yada yada yada." He was going on and on about his 36 years of teaching... Read more »

Outstretched

Outstretched

Bridget Gilmore, Writer
November 19, 2012 • 488 views
Filed under Columns, Personality

There is no way we can operate at 110 percent. Yet, we are always asked to do so. Push harder, further than you think your hand can stretch. In reality, we can only stretch so far for so long. I think most would agree with me when I say last week felt longer than most. By Friday it felt like we already... Read more »

I’m a nut

I’m a nut

Bridget Gilmore, Writer
October 4, 2012 • 569 views
Filed under Columns, Personality, Top Stories

“Bridget, what are you wearing?” said Carl Lamoureux, a fellow senior friend of mine. Well, Carl, thanks for asking. From periods one to three, I wore a paper hat I received from one of my favorite establishments—Buffalo Wild Wings. When people, such as Carl, asked why I was wearing such a thing... Read more »

Just Dance?

Just Dance?

Bridget Gilmore, Writer
September 24, 2012 • 947 views
Filed under Columns, Personality

Never before had I received such a variety of looks from such a large number of people, people I both knew and had never seen before in my entire life. Impressed looks. Hostile looks. Skeptical looks. Fearful looks. I could not stop laughing. It was ridiculous. I was just doing a favor! One Sunday,... Read more »