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Student Publication of Oswego High School, Oswego, IL

Op-Ed Submission: An open letter of thanks, from a soon-to-be Eagle Scout

About one year ago I decided to begin my Eagle Scout project, knowing that I would want to use it to make my school a better place. Something that caught my eye was how the courtyard near the math and science department was very overgrown and not in good condition.

Pretentious, Episode 6: “The Gentlemen”


Local film nerds Charlie Recchia and Jeremy Davis discuss Guy Ritchie’s new crime flick “The Gentlemen,” including general thoughts, and a discussion of their favorite crime films in the latest episode of "Pretentious."

Staff Editorial: Why you should take Digital Journalism 1

Three years ago, Oswego High School officially established 42Fifty as the school’s first journalism-oriented course. Digital Journalism is a student-led class, which means everything is chosen and done by the students. This class was created to give students the opportunity to voice their opinions in a school setting, while also reporting on news that occurs throughout the school year. The class has a harmony between opinion and fact, and writers have the opportunity to work with this harmony to write about anything their mind comes to. If you are looking at putting your work out to the public and having a voice in our school, this is the class for you.

42Fifty Super Bowl LIV predictions

This is shaping up to be a Super Bowl for the ages, let's see what the minds of 42Fifty have to say about the biggest sports event of the year.

Staff Editorial: Four-year college isn’t the only option. So why does OHS act that way?

All it takes is a glance around the halls of Oswego High School to feel the pressure of attending a four-year college or university after graduating; classroom doors and bulletin boards are plastered with logos and posters. However, there are other options that better match the needs of many OHS students, both financially and demographically. As the editorial staff of 42Fifty, we feel that OHS pushes four-year colleges too much, while not promoting community college or other post-graduation options enough.

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