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Hockey season is the icing on my cake

October 20, 2016 by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

Most of the Chicagoland area is in a tizzy because of the Cubs, and I don’t blame them. It’s been 108 years. Cubs fans are sporting their warmer gear in lieu of this season extension. There are even reports of fans who have already gotten inked...

From the Editor: ‘Beauty is all around us’

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

“Chinese, Japanese, dirty knees, look at these.”

A part of my childhood is haunted by that nursery rhyme.

I can still remember the day when my classmates had dubbed me as “Chinese girl.”

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From the Editor: ‘Smile like you mean it’ – A lesson from my mom

by F. Amanda Tugade, Editor Opinion, From the Editor

“Not too much teeth.” 

That was the very first lesson my mother taught me about smiling in front of a camera. 

At that time, I was only 7 years old, a second-grader at St. Maria Goretti School. 

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From the Assistant Editor: 22 can be difficult, but not for some

by Brittany Kapa, Assistant Editor Opinion, From the Editor

“We’re happy, free, confused and lonely in the best way.”

That is a line from Taylor Swift’s song titled “22.” Miss Swift may have been confused about the direction her life would take at 22, but Mike Scheve, a Tinley...