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“Blink” Book Review

Hullale Khizirpour

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

BLINK: THE POWER OF THINKING WITHOUT THINKING BY: MALCOM GLADWELL Non-fiction book published by Malcom Gladwell. This book compiles facts, not fiction. In Gladwell’s reading, he revolutionizes the way we understand the worl...

Social Groups in High School

Allee Armitage

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Congratulations Oak Park students! You are almost done with 1st semester of this year! IF you are a freshman, I hope you like high school. If you are a sophomore, make sure you stay on top of your grades. If you are a junior, ...

Winstead’s Review

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Experience: As soon as I stepped into the restaurant, a whole new vibe went over me. Everything was so old schooled, there were even jukeboxes! Service was quick and I’ve never had such a fresh, hot burger with some crispy,...

The Mathematics of Christmas

Orlando Quintana and Brett Felten, Axe staffers

December 12, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

With the holidays coming up, kids all over the world are excited as ever to receive a gift from Santa Claus. Every year, Santa is tasked with the job of delivering presents to every single child in the world, all in one night....

Column: Black Friday Shopping Craziness

Column: Black Friday Shopping Craziness

Chloe Gillespie, J1 Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Songs You Need to Add to Your Christmas Playlist

Jaycee Simpson, Axe staffer

November 28, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

It’s never too early to start listening to Christmas music! The only reason I look forward to Thanksgiving is for it to be over so I can listen to Christmas music. These are some songs that are a MUST for your Christmas...

Review: China Wok

Review: China Wok

November 26, 2016

Technology and Millennials: I dare you

Technology and Millennials: I dare you

Allee Armitage, Axe Executive Producer

November 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Holiday Hurdles

Courtney Calhoon, Log section editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The holidays are hard enough just trying to get to grandma’s house, then to your aunt’s house then if your parents are divorced it’s a whole new hassle. Then you have to figure out what all of your family and friends would...

Make the Best Playlists for this Season or any Occasion

Chris Winegarner, Log Photographer

November 10, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

With November now in full swing, that means it’s time for awkward family get-togethers. Making a playlist for these situations could help break the ice. Here’s some tips from and personal experience. Kn...