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Speech team caps great season with strong show at state
Isabella Greco, Staff Writer • March 17, 2022

The Cary-Grove speech team participated in the 2022 ISHA Speech State Final in Peoria on February 18 and 19. Cary-Grove placed well in the finals after an amazing season in...

'Something Rotten' this way comes
Emily Dotson, Staff Writer • March 4, 2022

When you think of Shakespeare, you might think of that one time you had to read Romeo and Juliet for an English class. Painful, right?  If you’re looking for a very...

Judges order may make masks optional as soon as Monday
Judge's order may make masks optional as soon as Monday
Jackson Woestman, Staff Writer • January 28, 2022

Let me set the stage. COVID.  Ok. Stage set.  During these past two years, masks have been a big part of everyday life. We have to wear them for a large part, if not...

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Batter late than never: MLB returns after lockout today
Batter late than never: MLB returns after lockout today
Owen Hadzima April 7, 2022

After a 99-day hiatus due to the MLB lockout, the biggest baseball league in the world is back in business!  The first game of the 2022 season will be the Milwaukee Brewers...

CG Buddies play for state: It meant more
CG Buddies play for state: 'It meant more'
Owen Hadzima, Staff Writer • March 17, 2022

It meant more.  It meant more as one of the players on the Buddies opposing team in CG’s first game gave the ball to one of our guys, to shoot again, after he missed.  It...

Football: One last look back before we set eyes on next season
Football: One last look back before we set eyes on next season
Owen Hadzima, Staff Writer • March 1, 2022

Utter dominance. They kept it strong. High expectations. They met them.  The adversity sent their way. They slayed it.  Many things were at the forefront of this football...

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Holiday luminaries line Old Hunt Road in FRG
Isabella Greco, Staff Writer • February 7, 2022

On December 23rd and 24th of 2021, residents of Old Hunt Road in Fox River Grove celebrated the holidays by lining the sidewalk with candles. Citizens of Old Hunt Road...

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Understanding local history of racism helps to make our communities more welcoming to all
Nik Pusic, Staff Writer • February 7, 2022

Cary and Fox River Grove, towns that if you blink you may miss them, are towns just like any other around America. Towns that have been, unfortunately, often unwelcoming to...

We live in a home where the buffalo roam
We live in a home where the buffalo roam
Aleks Ritter, Staff Writer • December 8, 2021

A bison has been spotted in Cary, nicknamed Billy by the Cary Grove Chat Facebook page. Billy has been running around Cary starting a few days ago. Billy first went missing...

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CG IG accounts: When do they cross the line?
CG IG accounts: When do they cross the line?
Olive Artman, Staff Writer • March 10, 2022

Where do we draw the line between harmless Instagram posts and cyberbullying? This is the current question facing many high school students and administrators with the uproar...

NFL is wild, unpredictable ride through first half
Owen Hadzima, Staff Writer • October 28, 2021

If I told you the Cincinnati Bengals, of all teams, would be 5-2 and at the top of the AFC through seven weeks, you would say I was crazy, right?  If I told you that the...

What happened to accountability? What the Jon Gruden fallout can teach us
What happened to accountability? What the Jon Gruden fallout can teach us
Owen Hadzima, Staff Writer • October 22, 2021

The NFL has always been a changing league. Over the course of its 102-year history, teams have come and gone or have moved from one location to another. Coaches get fired,...

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Ranking the top 5 Halloween movies
Ranking the top 5 'Halloween' movies
Olive Artman, Staff Writer • November 4, 2021

Each year when Halloween rolls around, the boogeyman returns from the dead to torture his victims again and again. Of course, I’m referring to the infamous homicidal maniac,...

Art or the hustle? The story behind the Satan shoes
Art or the hustle? The story behind the 'Satan shoes'
Olive Artman, Staff Writer • May 5, 2021

In late March of this year, Lil Nas X came out with his undoubtedly most controversial song called “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” The song was praised for being...

Montero controversy: Video offers more than just shock value
'Montero' controversy: Video offers more than just shock value
Olive Artman, Staff Writer • May 5, 2021

How do we differentiate meaningful artistic expression from something done for pure shock value? After viewing Lil Nas X’s new single, “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),”...

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