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C.J. Hellinger, Features Editor

C.J. Hellinger, Features Editor
I am a sophomore, and this is my first year on 42Fifty. I am the Features Co-Editor. My other extracurriculars include cross country, track and field and Democracy Team. I am a dedicated student and spend most of my time on school and running, and I have little time for anything else.

The best bands you’ve never heard of, No. 3: The Revivalists

The revivalists

The Revivalists were formed in 2007, and since then, unlike the other two bands I’ve covered, they have gotten notable mainstream recognition. After the release of their album “Men Amongst Mountains,” they were named as one of the “10 Bands You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone in March 2016.

SATIRE: Students to sacrifice inflatable Panther mascot

decapitated cartoon Panther head

Students at Oswego High School have decided to sacrifice their inflatable panther mascot in order to lift the curse that has plagued them for the past year.

SATIRE: Village of Oswego rents out OE as a prison

crude, black-and-white photoshop of Oswego East High School behind a chainlink fence

The Village of Oswego has recently decided to rent out Oswego East High School to the state of Illinois as a prison in order to gain extra revenue for SD308.

The best bands you’ve never heard of, No. 2: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Band members of King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

If you couldn’t already tell from their name, this band consistently favors the strange, unexpected and the experimental.

Teacher Feature: Mr.Zorn


Mr. Zorn is a chemistry student teacher at Oswego High School. While he is not employed by OHS, he undoubtedly has one of the most intriguing pasts of any adult who teaches here. Before coming to OHS, he had been in the Air Force and a martial arts instructor.

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