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The Spartan Star

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The Spartan Star

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Kanye West told InfoWars host Alex Jones that I like Hitler during an Dec. 1 interview. Is Ye finally canceled now?

Canceled or Kanye’d?

By Dorcas Aseidu-Sekyere, Spartan Staff December 1, 2022
I honestly believe canceling Kanye is correct. Just because someone has a large following and a huge load of money doesn't make them exempt from the consequences of their words or their actions.
2022 World Cup Full of Sweat and Sand

2022 World Cup Full of Sweat and Sand

By Braydon Waller, Spartan Staff November 28, 2022

Update: The US Men's National Team (USMNT) is one win away from advancing to the knockout stage of the World Cup. To do so, the US must defeat Iran, a team that represents the people of Iran, but not...

More Teens Dealing Depression, Anxiety

More Teens Dealing Depression, Anxiety

By Sofia Lucente, Special Contributor November 28, 2022
According to the CDC, in 2021, more than a third of high school students reported they experienced poor mentality during the COVID-19 pandemic, and 44% reported they persistently felt sad for the duration since 2020. At Marian, there is a safety net of people who strive to make students as comfortable as possible while continuing to stay aware of one’s education. 
H-F Students Walkout over their School Response to Alleged Assault

H-F Students Walkout over their School Response to Alleged Assault

By Zoe Miller and Chelsea Small, Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

At Homewood-Flossmoor High School, a female student recently alleged that a male student assaulted her during a class at the school. This allegation led to a public press conference held by the alleged...

The Marian Catholic Marching Band ahead of Grand Nationals held last weekend in Indianapolis.

The Beautiful and Bittersweet of The Band

By Class of '23, Special Contributors November 17, 2022

“Meow, Meow, Meow, Meowwww.”  I look up from my table in the hotel conference room and see several of my bandmates singing, or screeching, our entire band show–using cat noises. A quiet anger...

Chief Twit Confusing Hate Speech for Free Speech

‘Chief Twit’ Confusing Hate Speech for Free Speech

By Matthew Peters, Technology Reporter November 17, 2022

Different social platforms attract different people.  People generally get to choose what they do on social media as long as it’s legal and in the terms of service.  This could either allow for...

Speech Team Takes Several 1sts at Marian Classic

Speech Team Takes Several 1sts at Marian Classic

By Jared Smevoll, Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

The Marian Catholic Speech Team started their varsity and novice seasons by hosting the annual Marian Classic Nov. 12. More than a dozen schools including Homewood-Flossmoor, Thornton, Oak Lawn and Lemont...

___BLANK____ For President?

___BLANK____ For President?

J Van Beest , Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

Not to be outdone by unreliable political polling by pundits on cable news networks - “We can be unreliable too!”  The Spartan Star conducted its own political poll, meaning we randomly asked some...

Wakanda Forever Shows Life After TChalla

‘Wakanda Forever’ Shows Life After T’Challa

By Julian Brown and Ellis Jones , Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

The long-awaited sequel to Black Panther (2018), Black Panther: Wakanda Forever has finally hit the theaters last Friday.  Although the sequel was meant for release in 2022, the movie was rewritten...

Remembering The Ones We Loved

Remembering The Ones We Loved

By Christopher Brown, Spartan Contributor November 17, 2022

Marian Catholic's LatinX Hispanic Student Coalition recognized Dia De Los Muertos at the start of November through a display near the school's front office. The display shows ways that people honor...

Bulls Hope to Make Another Playoff Run

Bulls Hope to Make Another Playoff Run

By Julian Brown, Spartan Staff November 17, 2022

Last year the Chicago Bulls ended a four-year playoff drought, after finding success in the duo of Zach LaVine and DeMar DeRozan. At that point the Bulls were at the top of the Eastern Conference after...

With Midnights, Taylor Swift-ly pops to the Top of the Charts

With Midnights, Taylor Swift-ly pops to the Top of the Charts

By Clarke Stalling, Music Critic November 17, 2022

Taylor Swift has done it again with Midnights.   With Midnights, Swift’s latest, Taylor has made music history by becoming the first artist to claim the top 10 spots in the Billboard Hot 100. Swift’s...

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