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OLP’s 1st Father-Daughter Honky Tonk

Julia Smyth

April 19, 2018


Filed under Current Events

OLP girls and their father enjoyed a night of line dancing, cornhole, and other fun activities on Friday, April 13th at the Honky Tonk. Girls were invited to bring their father's to this event for a special-themed father-daughter dance. The entire school was welcomed, although seniors enjoyed a Senior VIP...

Run Like a Girl

Diana Arce

April 17, 2018


Filed under Current Events

In 1992, a record number of women were inspired to run for a seat in the U.S. Senate after hearings were held for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, who had been accused of sexual harassment by Anita Hill. Anita Hill’s willingness to speak up and fight for herself inspired women to follow in her...

#TimesUp

Diana Arce

April 11, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Sexual assault in the media and high school environment. In the wake of women speaking up against their aggressors, a new movement known as “Times Up” rose in popularity as the new year rolled in. In just a month they gathered over 200 lawyers and about $20 million for their legal fund. What ...

Students Walk Out Against Gun Control

Julia Smyth

March 23, 2018


Filed under Current Events

On March 14 at 10am students across the US walked out of class to tribute 17 minutes of silence for the 17 victims of the Stoneman Douglas shooting. The Stoneman Douglas school shooting was just a month prior on April 14, leaving families and others heartbroken. Students have been speaking out abou...

The Underdogs Take Home the Trophy

The Underdogs Take Home the Trophy

Andrea Morland-Tellez

February 13, 2018


Filed under Current Events

The Football season is now coming to an end with the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles facing off in the LII Super Bowl on Sunday, February 4th. Both teams started off strong at the beginning of the season with wins on both sides. They both held impressive teams with strong players and imme...

The Humanity Star: A Man-Made Phenomena

The Humanity Star: A Man-Made Phenomena

By: Diana Arce

February 13, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Man-made star launched into orbit for 9 months to create a sense of community throughout the world. Peter Beck, founder and CEO of Rocket Lab, was inspired to start a project that would emphasize unity after seeing so much devastation throughout our world. Beck also wanted something that would ...

Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

Ashley Yeatts

February 13, 2018


Filed under Current Events

Midnight hit, the money was gone, and a plan was not approved. This past January the United States government shutdown for a total of three days. What this means is that all of the “nonessential” employers did not go to work due to lack of funds to pay for their jobs. The last shutdown in 2014 ...

Are You My Dopplegänger?

Are You My Dopplegänger?

Caroline Muñoz ‘18, Section Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Entertainment

Francois Brunelle has been photographing look-alikes from around the world in a project called I’m not a look alike! This project involves more than 200 black and white photos (including the image above) where the “twins” wear plain clothing in order to look as similar to each as possible. Th...

A Monumental Trip

A Monumental Trip

Linda Alvarez ‘19 and Alexa Gonzalez ‘17

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events, Photos, Student Life

  Witness history. Relive history. Walk 30+ miles in 5 short days. Meet people from all walks of life. These are just a few of the things Nicole Ballesteros ‘20, Isela Quinones ‘20, Alexa Apodaca ‘19, Klaudia Coronel ‘19, Sofia Steinberger ‘18, Zoe Sidiropoulos ‘18, Isabella Torregiani ‘1...

“Woman of the Year”

“Woman of the Year”

Gemma Carretta '17, Editor in Chief

March 29, 2017


Filed under Current Events

For 135 years, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace has taught thousands of students to become “all of which woman is capable,” and so far, OLP students have been capable of handling whatever has been hurdled their way. This amazing feat was recognized on March 11, 2017 at the St. Patrick’s Day Parad...

Game-Changing Olympics

Marian Isbell '19

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The U.S. dominated the 2016 Rio Olympics, winning 46 gold, 37 silver, and 38 bronze medals, taking home 121 overall. Some countries, however, experienced their first victories ever in this year’s Games. Monica Puig won the only gold medal in the history of Puerto Rico at the Rio Games. She emerged victori...

Natural Disasters Around the World

Natural Disasters Around the World

Ana Ramirez ‘18

October 28, 2016


Filed under Current Events

The world has been going through many rough times the last few months. One of the biggest news stories regarding natural disasters was the devastating earthquake of a 6.2-magnitude in central Italy on August 24th at 3:36 a.m. It struck near the towns of Accumoli and Amatrice, which received the hardest hits...

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