Home Authors Posts by Ruby Williamson - Photography Editor

Ruby Williamson - Photography Editor

Hi I'm Ruby, I am a Senior here at OHS and it is my second year on staff. My activities here at the school include Choir, Rho Kappa, BIONIC, and Youth and Government

OH band program impresses with multiple fall awards

Band directors Stephanie San Roman and Kevin Schoenbach are shown in the band room with awards won at the Naperville Marching Classic. Credit: Ruby Williamson, 42Fifty

In the past few weeks, the OH band department has received school record-setting recognition for an impressive program.   Three significant recognitions occurred in the past few months: the Panther Marching Band set a record for a full sweep at the Naperville Marching Classic in October along with placing 7th in the Illinois State Championship, and both band directors, Stephanie San...

A Muddling of Education Priorities: The Impact of Politics

AP Psychology textbook

In Florida, politics and law have begun to meddle with the public education system. A new law instated by Governor Ron DeSantis that prohibits talk of sexuality and gender in the classroom has now been cause to try and remove the AP Psychology class from Florida schools. Due to the unit in the class that covers the effect of socialization...

Point/Counterpoint: Are promposals worth it?

a boy kneels on one knee in front of a surprised girl

Everyone loves classic rom-coms, especially those focused on high school romance. They give us the opportunity to picture ourselves in the shoes of the characters. Obviously, we aren't living in a movie, but there are certain things that can bring some of that show-stopping TV screen romance into our own lives.

[[SATIRE]] I don’t even know anymore, here are random pictures of my dinosaur

*Fifty42 is 42Fifty’s April Fool’s edition and consists entirely of satire. This content is published purely for humor and entertainment – it is entirely fictional and is not meant to be viewed as “real news” or taken seriously in any way. Any references to real people are based almost entirely on fiction. This Gallery highlights the life of my iconic...

Boxes of chocolate aren’t always the best.

Everyone knows boxed chocolate. You walk into any store around Valentine’s Day, and the shelves are lined with heart-shaped boxes of various sizes and colors. These chocolate sample boxes available for the holidays seem like the perfect gift for chocolate lovers or someone who needs a foolproof gift. I’m here to tell you why you shouldn’t buy them and...