The Standard: Farewell, My Fellow Crusaders


By John Stillman ‘19

Classmates for four years, Crusaders for life.

Brother Rice has been the most unbelievable four years of my life. Choosing to attend here has been one of the greatest decisions I have made and has helped me grow academically, athletically and socially.

As a second generation Crusader, as my father Mike is an 1987 graduate, I am beyond excited to be graduating as a legacy in a few short days.

My four years have been full of the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. If it weren’t for the support of the school, I would not be the student-athlete […]

The Standard: Farewell, My Fellow Crusaders2019-05-15T09:28:24-05:00

The Standard: Op-Ed: It’s Time to Sell the White Sox, Mr. Reinsdorf


By John Stillman ‘19

Ever since I was born, I have always loved my sports teams. Whether it is the Chicago Blackhawks or New England Patriots, I always have had unwavering support for my team.

There is one team and two colors, however, that I love more than any other.

I bleed black and white.

I love the Chicago White Sox more than any other team in sports. From the 2005 World Series, to this previous year’s 100 loss season, I have never supported any other MLB team.

That is coming from someone who is not the most loyal fan in every sport. For those of […]

The Standard: Op-Ed: It’s Time to Sell the White Sox, Mr. Reinsdorf2019-03-01T10:23:26-06:00

The Standard: ACT Advice to Juniors


By John Stillman ‘19

It’s that time of the year again! The time for stressing out over the amount of school work and the upcoming ACT exam. But worry not,juniors; this article is here to help! This article is the key for a 36 (hopefully).

I myself ended up with a 29 on this exam, a respectable score that got me into most colleges. From the first time I took the exam, I was able to raise my score four points thanks to the my hard work and great advice from my teachers.

Prep and Before the Exam

The ACT is like any activity: you […]

The Standard: ACT Advice to Juniors2019-02-18T15:12:54-06:00


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