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Riley Bober - News Editor

I am a junior at OHS. This is my first year on staff as a news reporter and editor. I am interested in the gym and video games.

Built different? Men try guessing feminine products

As a way to spread awareness of women's history month, 42Fifty interviewed men on how well they understood feminine products. We quizzed men on their best understanding of certain products like; eyelash curlers, loofahs, beauty blenders, and more. 

OH admin pushes students to complete 5Essentials survey

Email regarding the 5Essentials survey for students

On Feb. 17, Oswego High School students, staff, and parents received an email regarding the 5Essentials Survey, a state-mandated survey that is distributed every year by Chicago Impact, a nonprofit organization at the University of Chicago. They work with the Illinois State Board of Education to help check-in on schools’ grades and test scores, while also getting insight on...

Leaving dust bunnies behind in the year of the rabbit

Lanterns hanging over street in Chinatown in Chicago

As we settle into the second month of the new year, the Lunar New Year celebrations have come to an end. With 2023 being the year of the rabbit, many people go into the new year not knowing what this signifies and the culture behind this Chinese holiday.

OH student council holds semi-annual blood drive

3 student council members behind a table working the blood drive

On Jan. 20, Oswego High School’s student council cleared the small gymnasium for the semi-annual blood drive, giving students and staff an opportunity to donate blood during periods 2 through 7.

VIDEO: OH celebrates Chicagoland 4×5 Art Exhibition 20th anniversary

Oswego High School celebrated the Chicagoland 4x5 Art Exhibition’s 20th anniversary by showcasing artwork submitted by students from SD308 and other Illinois school districts. Hosted by OHS and organized by Mr. Michael Jon Skura, the exhibition has students creating artwork that is no bigger and no smaller than 4x5 inches, challenging students to push themselves to make use of their space as best they can. These artworks can consist of anything from photography, digital media, painting, drawing, 3D, etc. Artwork was displayed from Nov. 9 through Nov. 15 in the main hallway and featured artwork from a variety of middle and high school student artists.