Thursday, December 1, 2022


Adam Gottlieb (Right) and Casera Heining (Left)

OH Poetry Day feeds students’ hungry spirits

On Nov. 10, the Oswego High School English Department, with the sponsorship of Student Council, hosted Poetry Day in the auditorium where students were invited to attend a poetry workshop and perform at an open microphone.


Orange fall leaves on an orange background with an illustration of a couple tangoing. Text: Thanksgiving

The day of giving thanks: Latin American Thanksgiving

In the United States and Canada, Thanksgiving is a yearly celebration honoring the harvest of the previous year. This year, Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 24 and is a day of thanks for the bounty of the harvest and the prior year. On Thanksgiving, it's traditional for families to get together and enjoy classic dishes like turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. 


Large lower shot of the flag posts in front of the clear sky. The flag posts feature the United States of America flag, the Prisoner of War (P.O.W) Flag, and the Illinois State Flag, waving in the wind.

Your vote counts: Youth voters need to turn out at the polls

Election day fell on Nov. 6 this year, and only 27% of youth aged 18-29 showed up to mark the ballot. The younger generations of America continue to prove they don’t care much for politics, despite the fact that the changing of controversial laws enacted by the government now can affect the future lives of our generation the most.
a picture of the inside of the venue where people wait in line

Massacre Haunted House: Is it worth the wait?

Editor’s note: Ryker Stevenson, Arts and Entertainment editor for 42fifty, is an employee at Massacre Haunted House, but is not affiliated with this article. During...



Tech organizations visit OH for 2022 Industrial Tech Fair

Hello 42Fifty fans! On Friday, Oct. 28, Features Editor Natalie Raabe and Managing Editor Trinity Heard visited the Industrial Tech Fair. We interviewed three different people, including two organizations and one student. We hoped to give an insider perspective into the fair for those who didn’t go or may be interested in the tech field. Music Credits ♪ Marshmallow (Prod. by Lukrembo) Link:

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