Stay in school or stay safe: Students react to Oct. 9 threats

“I thought that it was just a hoax and that, if someone was actually going to commit an action, they would have not put the date,” junior Jacob Bohnert said.

‘WE’ conducts presentation and workshop on community service

Students selected by WE Club were invited in advance to then attend a workshop after school with the speakers. There, they got into groups, talked about their passions, and got into the issues.

Happy birthday, teachers! OHS choirs deliver singing telegrams

The telegrams only happen during third period, when every member of these two groups has A Capella Choir.


Staff Spotlight: Ms. Hardy

“One of my students can make my day, and then I want to pay it forward and make someone else's day,” Ms. Hardy said. “It’s like a routine: find someone and make their day, and pass it on.”

Oswego’s Kitchens: Piggy’s BBQ

Piggy’s is Oswego’s newest barbecue restaurant, owned by Liz and Matt Warren and located in the Washington Square Shopping Center, with menu choices from the everyday barbecue pulled pork to a more exotic option of grilled shrimp tacos.

arts & entertainment

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Is a reboot of ‘The Office’ truly necessary?

“The Office” forever has and forever will hold a place in my heart, along with everyone else. The sarcasm, jokes and plot twists are what has fans craving more and more—hence why a reboot would be a great idea.


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Girls varsity basketball wins another close one, moves to 7-2

In a hard-fought battle between the Naperville North Huskies and the Oswego Panthers on Tuesday, Dec. 4, it was the Panthers’ determination on offense that secured a 49-41 win over the now 4-3 Huskies.


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2018 midterms results, what they mean for future elections

In general, red areas got redder, and blue areas got bluer. Sense a pattern? As a Republican, I will dive into the results of the midterms and what it could potentially do to affect our society and voting days that will come.
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Country music is better than you think

I’m here to tell all you haters that despite what you think, country music is better than it seems.

Morning moment of silence is too short

Even students who are not religious could benefit from a longer moment of silence. They can use this time to think about any family members or friends they may have lost recently, or any sacrifices they have made to better themselves or others.


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W&D, Ep. 1: Toyota Supra Turbo

W&D is a podcast in which 42Fifty staffers Danny Wiltfong and Wylie Marquis talk about a variety of different sports cars and teach you about their specs, performance and potential.



Brian’s Loaf of Life, Ep. 1: Pop Quiz! Should you use...

42Fifty is proud to present the season premiere of Brian’s Loaf of Life! On the this week’s episode, Brian will be talking about if...


GALLERY: Our JEA Experience

Some people have said the worst part of being a photographer is that you’re in none of your photos, but in those moments of pure happiness and joy, I rarely think about being in the frame. I think about capturing others’ happiness because I already know how I’m feeling, but the real challenge is showing how they feel in a single still moment.

GALLERY: Fabrics Classes

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