September 18th, 2018 12:58 PM
The following is an excerpt of remarks by Faith Julian at the Oak Park Education Foundation's recent dedication ceremony for the BASE Camp mural in honor of her father, Dr. Percy Julian, at his namesake middle school. To read her entire speech, please visit the OPEF website.
September 18th, 2018 12:52 PM
OPRF High School coaching staff (drill & cheerleading), regarding your explanation for the different ethno-racial makeup of the cheer squads and drill teams in the TV series America to Me, a few questions:
September 18th, 2018 12:50 PM
I'm not sure just when I first became aware of the term "identity politics." Like Brussels sprouts on trendy restaurant menus, it wasn't there — then it was everywhere.
September 18th, 2018 12:48 PM
The southern border of the United States is under siege by a humanitarian crisis. The crisis began in Central America where thousands of helpless citizens who have become imperiled by criminal gangs and their government's inactions fled their homelands.
September 18th, 2018 12:45 PM
For the first time in my lengthy history, I saw a television advertisement concerning the confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice appointment.
September 18th, 2018 12:25 PM
My question for the District 200 working group is, "What would it cost to raze the high school entirely and build from scratch?"
September 18th, 2018 12:22 PM
While representing the Gun Responsibility Advocates to inform voters about an advisory referendum promoting safe gun storage on the November ballot during the Southeast Oak Park Community Organization (SEOPCO) Barriefest, our table our table happened to be located across the street from an ice cream truck.
September 18th, 2018 12:20 PM
Saw your recent column about Joe Powers [Powers to the people, Ken Trainor, Viewpoints, Sept. 5]. We would like to thank you for reprinting your original column from 1998. We had no knowledge of its existence.
September 18th, 2018 12:18 PM
In an early episode of America to Me, the immensely talented English teacher, Jessica Stovall, leads her OPRF class through a brief role play: five students act out physical ailments, from headache to shark bite.
September 18th, 2018 12:16 PM
I am writing with my and many neighbors' concerns about the large building proposed for the corner of Oak Park and Van Buren by The Community Builders (TCB).
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