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    Love by every which way

    Showcasing the different aspects of love, the spring play “Love/Sick” will premiere on April 19 at 4 p.m., with two more shows on April 20 and 21 at 7 p.m. “Love/Sick” is broken into nine different vignettes, each having a different angle on love, relationships, or marriage. Director David Harmon explains it as “a hilarious…

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  • Poetry Out Loud

    For the fourth year in a row, Maine West is holding the annual school-wide “Poetry Out Loud” contest, allowing students to select and perform their favorite professional poetry. This Thursday, the final round will be held in the Little Theater, with semi-finals at 4:30 p.m. and the final round starting at 6:45 p.m. Students who…

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  • Remembering Warriors- Izaiah

    Izaiah Franceschi: 2001-2017 BY Chris Rios news editor While home with his younger brother, 15-year old Izaiah Franceschi, a Maine West freshman, was shot in a fatal incident at the start of spring finals week. Rushed to Lutheran General Hospital, Franceschi died on May 22. According to a police statement, Izaiah was accidentally shot with…

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    Pup & Coming

    Wagging his tail and eager to help, Teddy — Maine West’s first therapy dog — got his introduction to West last month.   “Teddy seemed to be kind of uncertain by the people in our class, but he was an overall kind and friendly dog. He did a couple of tricks and even high-fived a…

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  • Partners in Pilgrimage

    Tens of thousands of people will travel on Dec. 12 to the Maryville Academy campus on River Road in Des Plaines for the celebration of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Hispanic Catholics celebrate Our Lady of Guadalupe, when they pay their respects to the Virgin Mary for the blessings they have received. Every…

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