The Standard This Week
By Josh Moyar ‘19
If you’re anything like me, you’d probably agree that there’s no better event in the year than the Academy Awards. This celebration of art, media and pop culture is quite unlike any other award ceremony.
Sure, the Grammys put a spotlight on the […]
By Emmet Blade ‘19
Lauri Markkanen is one of the NBA’s young and upcoming superstars.
The seven foot power-forward from Vantaa, Finland, is already one of the best power forwards in the league. Just in his second year he is averaging 20 points and 10 rebounds.
But what […]
By Jack Ross ‘19
A driver’s license – one of the biggest stepping stones into becoming an adult. On the surface, all a driver’s license really is is a small piece of plastic issued by the state permitting an individual to operate a motor vehicle. However, […]
By John Mattes ‘19
Spring and the beginning of summer is not only the greatest time of the year for many, it is especially exciting for club soccer fans. Throughout the tail end of winter and the beginning of spring the UEFA (Union of European Football […]
By Ryan Creevy ‘19
Every summer, a number of movies are released. While these films are usually not Oscar-caliber motion pictures, many do turn out to be some of the most popular movies of the year. Whether you are fan of huge budget action movies or […]
By Patrick McAuliffe ‘19
Many people just assume that good pictures are ones that you just pull your phone out of your pocket and take. Sometimes you can get lucky and get a good picture from it, but it will never be as good as a […]
By Josh Moyar ‘19
The sandwich – truly the pinnacle of human innovation.
A quick Google search tells me that sandwiches were being enjoyed as early as the 18th century, which leads me to wonder what kids packed in their lunch boxes before then.
Anyways, I’m here to […]
By Christopher Neary ‘19
On Feb. 15, Drake re-released his third mixtape on streaming services. It originally came out on Feb. 13, 2009. If you’re in to mood for listening to Drake’s early music, now is the perfect opportunity.
Before listening though, just know that you probably […]
By Matteo Valencia ‘19
King of the Ring is an exclusive throwers meet held every year at Dwight D. Eisenhower High School. This is a competition between schools to see who has the farthest throw. Providence Catholic, Argo Community High school, Brother Rice, Joliet Central, […]