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Looking back on my time here at Brother Rice, I have been waiting my whole high school career to become a senior. Watching them as a freshman, seeing them being leaders of the school was so cool to me. Four years later, […]
Going into this year, I didn’t know what to expect, but it was already clear that the senior year I had envisioned when I was a freshman wouldn’t be happening. Yes, I knew we were still in a pandemic. However, I thought […]
I write my final article for this class with mixed emotions. I say this not to sound special; I would almost guarantee that every senior journalism student feels the same way. But “mixed emotions” perfectly sums up how I feel right now.
As an eighth grader, I was very skeptical about where I wanted to go to high school. I couldn’t decide whether I wanted to go to Marist, Brother Rice, or St. Laurence for the next four years. I ultimately decided to go […]
Three hundred sixty-five days ago, I wasn’t sure if I would be having a senior year. COVID-19 had ended junior year abruptly, and the future was uncertain. It was a complicated summer, but thankfully, Brother Rice reopened for my senior year–and what […]
As senior year comes to an end, I cannot help but think about how different it would have been without COVID-19, but not in a bad way. The pandemic forced me out of my comfort zone. I had been hanging out with […]
The dreaded reality I have been fearing for years has finally arrived. Two weeks from now, I will have officially graduated from Brother Rice, my second home for the past four years. And I can confidently say that I loved every single […]
Without a doubt, it is easy to say that I have had the four best years of my life so far. From walking through the door as a freshman to making my final exit in a Brother Rice uniform, the memories I […]
By Seamus Quinn ‘21 Greetings my fellow Chiberians! I hope this message finds you well. I am currently writing this from the safety of my igloo manor that I built three weeks ago when a snowplow buried me in the wonderful wintry weather we [...]
By Danny Wallace ‘21 The Miltons were like every other family from their area: Irish Catholic, blue-collar, family-oriented. Their two-story, red brick house in the middle of Chicago mimicked these traits. They were just like us, which is why the horrifying accident of late [...]
By Declan McGuire ‘20 On Jan. 21, 2020, the Crusader basketball team traveled to Marist High School in the Battle of Pulaski. In a hard fought victory, the Crusaders came out on top, defeating the Redhawks 55-47. Senior guard Rico Powell lead the way [...]
By Ken Foyle ‘20 Over the past few days, I have been searching the southwest suburbs for the best-decorated houses. From Oak Lawn to Palos Park, these houses display a collective festivity and tasteful assortments of lights, wreaths, and statues. Some houses featured a [...]
By Declan McGuire ‘20 The 2019 Brother Rice basketball has been off to a solid start this season with a winning record of 4-2. On Friday, they pulled off a huge conference win against rival St. Rita. Senior Deandre Hagan was a key factor [...]
By Connor Leibforth ‘20 The 2019 Brother Rice football team has been something different. After finishing the season at only 5-4, the Crusaders knew they had something to prove. Finishing the season in the semifinals, but upsetting three straight teams to get to that [...]