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Jade Dragon brings timeless charm

Jade Dragon brings timeless charm

Peter Hughes, Samia Douedari, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Dining with the Devil, Top Stories

Over 20 years ago, Hinsdale resident Mr. Mike Wychocki returned home from work on his regular evening train, pondering what he wanted for dinner. “You know what Hinsdale needs?” said Mr. Wychocki after arriving at the station. “A Chinese restaurant.”  Much to his surprise, as he began...

Police alarm accidentally pulled after school

Police alarm accidentally pulled after school

Hajera Naveed and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Tuesday, Oct. 10, a police alarm was accidentally pulled after school, resulting in the arrival of many police vehicles. The police alarms are only meant to be pulled when there is an active shooter in the school or some mass casualty, which is why when it was pulled it so much backup arrived. Police from...

Bandamonium unites music students

Bandamonium unites music students

Abby Stockmal and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The walls are vibrating, the seats are full, and the hum of day-to-day background noises is being drowned out by the symphony of one of the  largest concerts that the school ever hosts: Bandamonium On Thursday, Oct. 19, the school’s band will be hosting its seventh annual Bandamonium in the gym at 6:30 p.m. Bandamonium i...

Rotary Run races for charity

Rotary Run races for charity

Brandon Belgrad and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

On Sunday, Oct. 15, the Hinsdale Community House held its annual Rotary Run Charity Classic. The proceeds from this event are donated to the Rotary Club of Hinsdale and other local non-profit organizations. The Rotary is a global non-profit organization that fights disease, promotes peace, and helps grow local communities. It ha...

Football team defeats LT in thrilling finish

Football team defeats LT in thrilling finish

Kabir Sawlani, Ali Ardehali, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, Sports, Top Stories

The varsity football team won the annual rivalry matchup against Lyons Township 21-20 on Friday, Oct. 13 on Dickinson Field. The team had to replace another significant player after losing the starting quarterback, Matt Rush, for the game; starting center Joe Monahan, junior, had a case of verti...

Students and faculty excited by prospect of Cubs playoff run

Students and faculty excited by prospect of Cubs playoff run

Everett Eck and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Despite being down 2-0 in the National League Championship Series (NLCS) against the Los Angeles Dodgers, students and faculty are excited to possibly witness another October playoff run for the Cubs after they were able to advance past the Washington Nationals in the National League Division Series...

NHS bake sale raises money for Rizzo Foundation

NHS bake sale raises money for Rizzo Foundation

Scott Bitautas, Everett Eck, Section Editor, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the National Honor Society (NHS) will raise money for Lurie’s Children’s Hospital through the Rizzo Foundation by selling Halloween-themed baked goods. The bake sale will take place in front of the cafeteria before school and leftovers will be sold by NHS members within the sc...

Last minute Halloween costumes and crafts

Last minute Halloween costumes and crafts

Abby Stephens, Leah Stevens, and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, Top Stories, Video

Leah Stevens, junior, shows viewers how to make two easy do-it-yourself (DIY) Halloween costumes and two DIY Halloween crafts to get students in the Fall spirit. Halloween is fast approaching on Tuesday, Oct. 31. With students busy lives consisting of sports, clubs, and school work, taking a step back...

National Merit semifinalists announced

National Merit semifinalists announced

Hajera Naveed and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the semifinalists as well as commended students based on their performance on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test that current seniors took on Oct 13, 2016. The corporation named approximately 16,000 semifinalists out ...

Football team faces adversity with injuries

Football team faces adversity with injuries

Brandon Belgrad and Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Fall, Football, News, Sports, Top Stories

The football team lost their starting quarterback Matt Rush last week after his jaw was injured during gym. To fill his position, they will now run a mix between playing with the backup quarterback and running a wildcat formation. The team debuted this new offense in their loss to Glenbard West on Saturd...

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