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Alexa Cuevas - Spanish Editor

Hello, my name is Alexa Cuevas and I'm currently a junior in high school. This year, I am the president of L.A.S.O. which is a Hispanic club with all of my good friends. It's basically about learning about the Hispanic culture, and we do many different activities and plan different events to do throughout the year involving the Hispanic culture.

Oldest, middle, or youngest child: Siblings share their experiences

A photo of three separate OHS students who are oldest, middle, and youngest siblings respectively.

Being a sibling in general is incredibly challenging, especially if you have numerous siblings.  According to Aha! Parenting, being the older sibling is difficult. Even when you're a kid yourself, you're expected to take on more responsibilities the older you get. For this reason, older children are frequently described as being more responsible, sensitive and having perfectionist tendencies. Additionally, older siblings may feel jealous of their younger siblings, who often gain more attention.

[[TRAD.]] Todo lo que necesitas saber sobre el baile de graduación 2023

La Escuela Secundaria de Oswego será la anfitriona del muy esperado baile de graduación el 29 de abril, de 6 a 11 p. m. Se alienta a los estudiantes de tercer y cuarto año a encontrar vestidos, trajes y otra ropa formal mientras celebran el nuevo tema de este año, "noche estrellada". El baile de graduación será en los eventos...

Overthinking: You’re not alone, here’s how to cope

On October 22, 2021, my best friend, who was a senior and a football player at Oswego East High School, Mark Chapas, died by suicide at the age of 18. I was in English, and I was going through Snapchat, and all of a sudden I saw a post saying he went missing. At that moment, I was shocked and worried. I tried texting his number and his Snapchat, but I never got an answer.

El día de dar gracias: Acción de gracias latinoamericana

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

En los Estados Unidos y Canadá, el Día de Acción de Gracias es una celebración anual que honra la cosecha del año anterior. Este año, el Día de Acción de Gracias cae el 24 de noviembre y es un día de agradecimiento por la generosidad de la cosecha y del año anterior. En el Día de Acción de Gracias, es tradicional que las familias se reúnan y disfruten platos clásicos como pavo, relleno, salsa, batatas, pan de maíz, puré de papas y salsa de arándanos. 

The day of giving thanks: Latin American Thanksgiving

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