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The False Alarm: Reactions to Aug. 23 lockdown

On Aug. 23, the first full week of school at Oswego High School, a lockdown was initiated. Many students and staff thought it was a drill, and treated it as so.

Hallway Into Runways: First Day Fashion

For many, the start of a new school year can be stressful. The first day seems to be the heart of it all, full of uneasiness and uncertainty. How could our fellow students possibly distract themselves from the first day anxiety? The answer is simple: fashion.

Coping with stress in high school

At 2 a.m., most high school students are still sleeping, but for senior Megan Korhorn, this is the time when she wakes up to finish her homework.

A different kind of normal: The Billy Gatske story

Billy Gatske had to grow up surrounded by “normal” people. He had to create his own normal.

An internal battle: Fighting depression and anxiety at OHS

I round the door of sophomore Xania Kimberly Ward’s classroom and see that she is alone, silent, on her phone. In fact, as I glance around while walking toward her, the whole classroom is silent and on their phones.

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