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Opinion: The best looks from the 2023 Met Gala were acts of resistance

Mara Hankins, News Editor May 23, 2023

Since 1948, the first Monday of May has been reserved for what is widely regarded as fashion’s biggest night - the Met Gala. Influential figures from a range of industries are invited by Vogue to attend....

Editorial: Students must stand in solidarity with the Oak Park teachers’ union

Editorial: Students must stand in solidarity with the Oak Park teachers’ union

The Editorial Board, Oak Park Talon May 23, 2023

Teacher appreciation week has come and gone at Oak Park High School, giving us a valuable opportunity to reflect on how our teachers are compensated for their tireless work. Despite all the gifts and cards...

We’re all in this together

Madelyne Cascione and Andrew Hearst May 23, 2023

“East High is a place where teachers encouraged us to break the status quo and define ourselves as we choose. Where a jock can cook up a mean crème brulee, and a brainiac can break it down on the dance...

The transphobic editorial published by the Acorn represents the views of the paper.

The Acorn takes a harmful stance on transgender athletes and masks it as journalism

Charlize Ocon, Social Media Manager May 23, 2023

At the core of every respectable publication is a solid ethical framework which justifies the writing from a moral standpoint. Without concern for the ethical ramifications of publishing certain ideas,...

Why you should Volunteer Abroad

Why you should Volunteer Abroad

Charley Hough, Senior Staff Writer May 23, 2023

The plane wheels just hit the ground and the pilot welcomes you to your destination. You stand up, grab your backpack and walk down the aisle. You can smell the fresh air flooding the airplane. You feel...

The Willow Project brings us one step closer to extinction

Ava Harris, Features Editor May 23, 2023

On Mar. 13, the Biden Administration approved the controversial Willow Project in Alaska. The Willow Project is an oil drilling project by ConocoPhillips in Alaska. They plan to drill and operate five...

We need a better solution for housing instability

Ava Harris and Drew Hearst May 23, 2023

An hour’s drive due east of our hometown is a glitzy, glamorous and undeniably gaudy landmark to cinema’s golden age: Hollywood. From the larger-than-life sign overlooking the city to the museum filled...

Runway or run away?

During their Couture Spring Summer 2023 show at Paris Fashion Week, Viktor & Rolf closed their runway show by shaking things up – or, more accurately, turning them upside down.  At first, the team...

Art by Ella Broms

Album Analysis: ‘Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd’

Bing Heine-Van Fossen, Managing Editor May 23, 2023

Lana Del Rey officially dropped her ninth studio album, eighth not counting her longer EP, “Paradise.” Del Rey’s new album is titled “Did You Know That There’s A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd,” and...

Art by Justine Picard

The unspoken issue behind gun violence

Penelope Kladopoulos, Staff Writer May 23, 2023

A disappointingly familiar headline flooded our newsfeeds on March 27: 6 killed in Nashville school shooting, including 3 children; while tragedies like this often spark heated arguments about gun law...

Don’t base your entire resume on college aspirations

Zoey Mortazavi, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2023

Throughout my high school career, I often found myself picking and choosing which activities I would participate in based solely on whether or not they would look good to colleges. As I progressed through...

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Political parties may as well be rival high schools

Emily Gluskin, Staff Writer May 1, 2023

In George Washington’s Farewell Address, he famously gave the United States two warnings: do not get involved with the affairs of other countries and resist the rise of political factions. Washington...

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