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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...

‘Hope in the Dark’

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

According to Merriam-Webster, hope means to “cherish a desire with anticipation” or “to want something to happen or be true.” Alongside the definition are examples of how the four-letter word is used in context: hopes for a promotion,...

What’s love got to do with it?

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

I was 8 years old when my father tried to teach me how to dance. I remember this particular lesson because he was trying to encourage me to join the annual Lip Sync show at my grade school. 

You see, I had already...

Listening leads to dialogue, progress

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

When I was in grade school, I remember looking forward to my music class, which was held only once a week on Fridays. For roughly 30 minutes,  my classmates and I would be immersed in Mr. Clarke’s singing, snapping, tapping and piano-...