The Standard: The Show Must Go On


By Patrick Panarese24

The musical Chicago was performed at Mother McAuley Nov. 16-19 last week. People all over the South Side were excited to see this show. Cast members of the show were saying their friends and families thought of it as one the most flawless performances of Chicago they have ever seen. They didn’t notice any issues.

In theater, no matter how perfect the show is going, whether it is a terrible run or a perfect run, there are always problems that occur behind the scenes. Even though there can be a problem, the show must go on.

Senior Jack O’Malley played […]

The Standard: The Show Must Go On2023-11-25T20:26:32-06:00

The Standard: Now Presenting Chicago the Musical


By Patrick Panarese ‘24

Have you ever wondered how Chicago was in the 1920s? Imagine the music playing in the most popular clubs and spots in town. Our next-door neighbor, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School, is all set to present the musical Chicago on Nov. 16 and 19. The show starts at 7 p.m. on Thursday through Saturday and at 3 p.m. on Sunday.

All the cast members are enthusiastic about this high-energy and electrifying show. Junior Mike Heilmann plays the leading role of Billy Flynn, a defense attorney who helps the women of Chicago prove their innocence in criminal cases.

Mike was […]

The Standard: Now Presenting Chicago the Musical2023-11-03T20:06:56-05:00

The Standard: The Chicago Cubs Playoff Chances have Increased


By Patrick Panarese ‘24

The end of the season is almost over and the Chicago Cubs are in it to win it. As of Sept. 24, 2023, the Cubs are 82-74. This record has put this team into fifth place in the National league, giving them a wildcard spot as of right now.

Today, the Chicago Cubs played against the Colorado Rockies, beating them 4-3. To win, Cubs third baseman Patrick Wisdom and catcher Yan Gomes both contributed 2 RBI’s. Wisdom’s 2 RBI’s got a 2-run home run during the bottom of the sixth inning.

After the game, starting pitcher Jordan Wicks said, “We […]

The Standard: The Chicago Cubs Playoff Chances have Increased2023-09-28T19:03:13-05:00


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