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Chess surges in popularity, within club and beyond

Migle Acas, Staff Reporter May 3, 2023

With the rise of advanced, ubiquitous technology, the current high school generation has grown up playing video games on systems like PC, Xbox, PlayStation, etc. But why have teens at Sandburg recently...

Students and staff have fun with spring fashion trends

Maddie Gallagher, Staff Reporter May 1, 2023

Spring has officially begun, and Sandburg students are slowly retiring their heavy winter jackets and dressing for the transitional weather of the new season. Between florals, skirts, pastels, and the...

Comic Corner: Baldy the Eagle leaves the nest

Sofia Szaflarski, Staff Reporter May 1, 2023

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Students bring Gypsy to life in dazzling spring musical

Layan Wahdan, Staff Reporter April 26, 2023

Carl Sandburg High School proudly presented the annual spring musical, Gypsy, throughout the past few weeks. Performances took place on April 12 - 15, all at 7pm, in the PAC. Production for the musical...

Winter One-Acts: A unique experience for and from Sandburg students

Sophia Dorantes, Staff Reporter February 23, 2023

The Winter One-Acts are put on every February at Carl Sandburg High School. However, what makes them different from other productions is that they are student-led.  The short one-act plays, overseen...

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Winter fashion trends taking over at Sandburg

Maddie Gallagher, Staff Reporter February 15, 2023

Now that winter break has come to an end, Sandburg students begin to fill the halls with their new clothes and set of trends. From mini UGGs, the “clean look," and comeback of sustainable fashion, teens...

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Students part of the nationwide struggle to score Taylor Swift tickets

Faith Casey, Staff Reporter December 1, 2022

With her new release of her newest album Midnights, Taylor Swift wants her fans to “meet [her] at midnight,” and the announcement of The Eras Tour was a promising event for fans to do so. However,...

Sandburg orchestra debuts first concert of the year

Layan Wahdan, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

On Thursday, October 27th, all levels of the Carl Sandburg High School orchestra (concert, philharmonic, and symphonic) performed their first official concert of the year. Sandburg's orchestra started...

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Orchesis debuts compelling dance performances

Alyssa Salgado, Staff Reporter November 30, 2022

ORLAND PARK - Mrs. Sims is the coach for the Orchesis troupe. Orchesis is a performing arts troupe that performs throughout the year.  Mrs. Sims has auditions for Orchesis in August. The people auditioning...

Comic Corner: Baldy the Eagle

Sofia Szaflarski, Staff Reporter November 29, 2022

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The Steel Eagle provides the Sandburg soundtrack

Nataniel Zoladek, Staff Reporter November 15, 2022

The Steel Eagle may be playing in the halls once more, under the help of the Radio Club Director, Mr. Milo. It has been four years since the Steel Eagle last played in the hallways, and after two years...

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Taylor Swift’s Midnights: A cryptic adventure for super-fans and casual listeners

Faith Casey, Staff Reporter November 2, 2022

After re-recording her song "All Too Well" and creating a 10-minute version of the beloved ballad, Taylor Swift won Video of the Year at the MTV VMAs on August 28th, 2022. It was here that she announced...

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