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David Diaz - News Editor

OHS Senior, first and only year on staff

Gear It Forward 2338 wins 7 Rivers Regional, places No. 3 in Houston

On March 29 from April 1, Oswego Robotics’ Gear It Forward 2338 made it onto 1st placing alliance and won the 7 Rivers Regional competition in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Following their success, the team moved onto the FIRST World Championship in Houston where their alliance ranked third.

Rising Storm 2: Vietnam Review: GI’s Together Strong

“Rising Storm 2: Vietnam” is a historical, multiplayer, team-based first-person tactical shooter developed by Tripwire Interactive and released in 2017. It is set during the US-led coalition’s intervention into the titular country’s 20 year civil war. It features 64 player matches on maps that are recreations of real-life battle sites of the Vietnam War as well as era-appropriate weaponry...

Gear It Forward 2338 wins 7 Rivers Regional, Places No. 3 in Houston

From April 19 to 22, School District 308’s robotics team, Gear It Forward 2338, placed third in the FIRST World Championship in Houston following its victory at the 7 Rivers Regional competition in La Crosse, Wisconsin from March 29 to April 1. 2338 previously ranked No. 32 in the 2022 World Championship before competing again in 2023. For Inspiration and Recognition...

Community members meet with SD308 Board of Education at March Public Forum

On March 6, School District 308’s Board of Education invited community members to participate in a public forum at Plank Junior High School. In attendance was board president LaTonya Simelton, board member Jared Ploger, and SD308 Associate Superintendent Faith Dahlquist, in addition to various members of the SD308 community. The purpose of the forum was to get the community’s input...

A love letter to Jerma985, the Internet’s favorite e-clown

Jerma’s been creating content on the internet for well over a decade, starting out by recording himself playing Team Fortress 2 and uploading the footage to YouTube. My brother showed me one of his videos sometime in elementary school, and I remember liking Jerma’s friend and fellow content creator Star_ more than him.  However, as the years went by, I found myself watching more and more of Jerma’s content, and I really began to like him more than any of his contemporaries. And today, a solid decade after I first watched one of his videos, Jerma remains my absolute favorite content creator on the internet.