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Abraham Gallegos - Managing Editor

Hi, I'm Abraham Gallegos, this is my third year on staff. I am Managing Editor, and previously was the news editor. I'm so happy to be bringing you the news and opinions of our staff and of myself and I'm looking forward to senior year.

A word to the not-so wise

A young boy with dark hair sits on a kitchen floor eating ice cream out of a large tub.

I have senioritis; honestly, I think I’ve had it for four years. When I was in eighth grade, waiting for middle school to end, I was concerned about time moving too fast. I fear that I never really moved past that. I remember telling my sister about how scared I was about the future, she told me I’d figure it out in time, that high school will feel like it takes forever, but I came to a different conclusion. I don’t think that high school lasted forever.

Lani Breedlove: Talent to spare

OHS Bowler, Lani Breedlove, stands tall, hands on her hips, smiling, in front of a wall with posters of OH athletes. She is located in front of her athletic own poster.

Lani Breedlove is a name that no one at Oswego High School should be a stranger to today. Frequently making Athlete of the Week titles and her name presented on the school sign outside the main entrance, this senior has impacted the bowling community at OHS like no other.

Gender-neutral bathrooms: Too little, too late

(pictured gender neutral sign, outside of bathroom)

Over the summer, Oswego High School added a gender neutral bathroom in the main cafeteria hallway. This has been a long awaited process since the passing of the “Illinois Equal Restroom Access” bill, that went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. 

The sleep deprived guide to Monster Energy Drinks

Monster Energy. Less caffeine than coffee, more sugar than soda, and less nutritional than breakfast. A perfect addiction for the sleep deprived. As a person who hasn’t gotten a good night's sleep since 2016, energy drinks have been essential to my diet for years. I’ve drank at least one Monster a day for months much to my wallet's dismay,...

The Black Student Association changes during Black History Month

The Black Student Association (BSA) of Oswego High School was founded in 2017 by Ms. Shaunise Thomas, who has been the leader of the BSA since its founding. The Association is open to all students who wish to learn about Black tradition, its cultures, and important events in Black history. Today, there are around 40 students in the BSA, yet...