Year: 2021

Women's Tennis
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Sports

Women’s tennis finishes spring season

On Friday, April 30, the women’s tennis team fell to Southwest Baptist 5-0 in the opening round of the GLVC Tournament at the Jack Oremus Tennis Complex in Romeoville, Illinois. With this last set of matches, the Flyers finished their season with a 6-8 record. The Bearcats started ahead as they took over the first […]

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Uncut Gems
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Tempo

‘Uncut Gems’ is a chaotic masterpiece

“Uncut Gems,” a newly released indie film, can be best described as a crazy roller coaster sure to take viewers on many twists and unpredictable turns throughout. Adam Sandler stars in the fast-paced crime drama, “Uncut Gems,” as Howard, a scheming jeweler who also happens to have a debilitating gambling addiction.  Howard is constantly chasing […]

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rapid test
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News

Northwestern develops revolutionary COVID-19 rapid test

Northwestern University has developed a new COVID-19 rapid test that could simplify and quicken testing. The PCR test, which detects RNA that is specific to the virus within days of infection and is considered the “gold standard” for COVID-19 detection, will only require a single swab and 15 minutes before a positive or negative result […]

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Jazz Band
Campus Life
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Jazz Band Concert showcases students’ musical talents

On April 29, the Jazz Band showcased students’ musical abilities, highlighting the skill of improvisation. The concert was live-streamed through Vimeo from the St. Charles Borromeo Convocation Hall, and the band performed a total of four pieces. The four songs belonged to the standard jazz repertoire, which included “Now’s the Time,” a blues piece by […]

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Derek Chauvin
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News

Derek Chauvin found guilty in murder of George Floyd

On April 20, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the death of George Floyd. Chauvin was charged with unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.  Chauvin’s trial had everyone on their toes as it lasted almost a month; tensions and high stakes even caused some viewers to watch the live trial at home. The […]

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Moxie
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Review
Tempo

‘Moxie’ births a new take on feminism

Netflix’s new film ‘Moxie’ is a relevant topical discussion on feminism, patriarchy and sexism and it couldn’t have come at a better time. ‘Moxie,’ which was released on March 3 and directed by the talented Amy Poehler follows a shy teenager who not only becomes tired of being ignored but of the mistreatment she and […]

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