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2016: Worst Year Ever?

Mahlete Massa

January 4, 2017

This has been an overwhelming year. Popular news sources like The Washington Post, or The Source have both already dubbed it “the worst year in history”, and it may be the worst in a while whether it be terrorist attacks,...

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review

Maddi Caton, Axe producer

December 23, 2016

  Overview: Rogue one is actually a prequel to the original Star Wars movie, “A New Hope”. It follows the story of the team of rebels that steal the plans to the Death Star, a planet destroying weapon created by Darth...

Doctor Strange Movie Review

Orlando Quintana

December 21, 2016

Summary: Doctor Strange is the story of a world class neurosurgeon named Steven Strange. His ability to stay relaxed under pressure and perform almost impossible surgeries makes him perhaps the most skilled surgeon in the world....

“Blink” Book Review

Hullale Khizirpour

December 16, 2016

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

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

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

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....