The joy of her game


By Giuliana Allegrotti Barb Rodgers peered into the elementary school gym window to watch basketball tryouts. She had her eye on one player in particular. The school principal, on his way out of the gym, turned to Rodgers and said, “That little girl is pretty good. It’s too bad we can’t keep her.” “Why not?” […]

Kaitlyn Williams sparks Loyola’s offense with 3-point shot

By Allie Burger Kaitlyn Williams wanted McDonald’s. At 8 years old, she was afraid to shoot the ball and made a deal with her parents that a few games into her first season, she would finally take a shot in exchange for a Happy Meal. She found herself lined up for a corner three, chucked […]

Photo Gallery: Crowds gather at Trump inauguration in DC

The crowd cheers

by Christen Gall On January 20, 2017, Donald J. Trump, the real estate tycoon, was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.  Trump ran as an anti-establishment Republican candidate during the 2016 presidential election winning without political or military experience.  Crowds wearing red hats with […]

Thousands of Chicago millennials turn out for protests

By Haley Velasco Thousands of millennials turned out in Chicago to attend multiple protests throughout the weekend. On Friday, multiple activist groups, including student and political organizations, joined together to protest the inauguration of President Donald Trump, which took place earlier that day in Washington, D.C. On Saturday, an estimated 250,000 people attended the Women’s […]

Verizon reports drop in wireless revenue, earnings

Verizon stock in Evanston

By Yingcong(June) Fu Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. fell more than 4 percent on Tuesday after the company reported a decline in earnings and wireless revenue in the fourth quarter. The telecommunications giant reported fourth-quarter revenue of $32.3 billion, 6 percent lower than the year-earlier period as wireless revenue fell 1.5 percent to $23.3 billion. […]

Steep learning curve but high ceiling for young New Trier star

By Eric Burgher Word had gotten around about a 12-year-old hockey player from Glencoe, who at 6-foot-5, was growing out of his pads. Ciaran Brayboy, who had been skating since he was four and playing hockey since kindergarten, grew up on the ice. But as he approached his teenage years, Brayboy started to see signs […]

Senn High students, administrators alike rely on Terrell Walsh

Senn boys' basketball coach Terrell Walsh

By Mark Singer Terrell Walsh doesn’t blast a whistle or throw chairs around when he’s frustrated with his players at practice. He doesn’t need to. Walsh just slowly shuffles from the sideline to midcourt, never lifting his head but constantly shaking it, and the members of the Senn High varsity boys’ basketball team know they’ve […]