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Faith Shimick

Faith Shimick, Staff Reporter

Faith Shimick is a junior entering her first year on staff. She plays mellophone and French horn, is a librarian for the Patriot Band, and a member of the French National Honor Society. She enjoys a wide range of activities, from baking to convincing people that birds aren’t real. At home, she has two dogs named Rocket and Mulligan, and a seasonal skeleton decoration her family has lovingly named Johnson, who they enjoy putting in strange situations.

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I Love, You Hate

March 29, 2021
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On the Dec. 1 meeting, members chat with each other and Dr. Roy while enjoying activities. “We usually do activities that are either physical or little icebreakers,” Ortega said. “Sometimes, actually, we started this, Dr. Roy has been doing a little short on ‘did you know about this’, but it’s for underlooked gay people, LGBT people that get underlooked and shrouded by history, so we’re doing that to inform other people as well. Sometimes we’ll have serious days. We’ll just stop, sit, and talk about whatever’s in our mind, spread awareness and whatnot.”

GSA Rebrand

March 24, 2021
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Jeremy Llorens: costume master

January 17, 2021
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Former President Donald Trump gives a speech to workers at a manufacturing plant in Mich. after signing the United States- Mexico- Canada Agreement, a replacement for NAFTA. Although most of his speeches do not result in violence, Trump draws people in with his words, and taking advantage of that could lead to violence, like on Jan. 6.
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The danger of powerful speech

January 15, 2021
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Vice President Kamala Harris and President Joe Biden celebrate with staffers and family after a victory speech in Delaware. After a long contention by Republicans, Biden finally got confirmed on Nov. 7.

Election chaos

November 10, 2020
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Junior Elijah Huyck prepares to launch a marble into a cup during Stephen McGovern’s fourth period AP Physics class. “Basically, this lab was a real world application of the formulas we were learning in this class,” Huyck said. “The goal was to use the formulas we had learned to predict the outcome of a real world scenario.”

[Photo] Launching into physics

September 28, 2020
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Students like senior Maddie Watts enjoy B lunch, the new middle lunch created to space students out during COVID-19, at the back of the cafeteria.

New lunch, new opinions

October 1, 2020
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Sophomores Laura Howell and Ashley Welch play with the sound- and light boards on a set building work day.

Chicago: Behind the stage

March 10, 2020
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Troupe members cool off with a fun game of limbo while waiting for something to do. Work days can often be slow, but the end product of the set is very rewarding.

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March 10, 2020
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Senior Connor Albrechtsen looks on as sophomore Ella-Rose Smith tries out a staple gun for the first time.

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March 10, 2020
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Troupe 2888 members wait around for the major work to start at Chicago's first work day. Sometimes people will be waiting for a job, but then the power tools are brought out and it becomes a fun time for all involved.

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March 10, 2020
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Although power tools scare her a little bit, it's important that every one pitches in to build the set.

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March 10, 2020
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Junior Angelina Jonkaitis and sophomore Brooke Holland finish up moving a light. The lights were arranged five to a line in order to get the zones correct on the lightboard.

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March 10, 2020
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