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Helping the community through blood donation

June 13, 2017 11:37am | Henry Gonzalez

Senior Omar Gonzalez (Div. 704) takes joy and pride in helping his community. From volunteering to Chicago based events, to simply helping people around his home, Omar hopes to grow as a person and as a community member. “I was brought up that way. My […]

Diontae Norwood opens up about violence in his past

March 21, 2017 9:30am | Rickey Mitchell

“I refuse to give up on my city. We will get better, and it will stop.” These might be questionable words to some considering that many people think of Chicago as the murder capital of the world, but that’s exactly the mindset of Diontae Norwood […]

A lifelong passion for volleyball gives him motivation

March 13, 2017 3:23pm | Carolina Cortez

Tryouts can be intimidating to some people, especially the volleyball tryouts at Curie. That didn’t stop this student from trying out his freshman year. He’s had a passion since he was in middle school, and his coach motivated him to join the volleyball team. He has improved […]

The rigorous road to success for an AVID student

March 13, 2017 3:03pm | Oscar Verdin

Organization is an important thing for Miguel Cruz, a junior in the AVID program. He believes AVID has helped him being organized and getting him ready for his future. Being organized and ready for the real life at a young age is an advantage. “I […]

Student struggles with pressure due to IB program

March 3, 2017 11:56am | Karina Lupercio

The International Baccalaureate Programme isn’t your ordinary Curie major. IB is said to be the most difficult high school curriculum. The IB students are not your ordinary students either. The amount of work in an IB class is double the amount of a regular class […]

Curie alumni comes back to inspire current students through poetry

March 2, 2017 11:34am | Alexis Alvarez

Every Thursday, students gather after eighth period for Lyrical Revolution. Lyrical Revolution is a poetry group at Curie High School meant to express feelings, ideas, and thoughts through poetry. Curie alumni Willie Ramirez (2011) has dedicated himself to the program for the past seven years. […]

Dreamer afraid of Trump’s America

February 23, 2017 3:33pm | Yuleni Pulido

She is a 16-year-old, undocumented immigrant who attends Curie High School. She worries that every day will be her last in the United States. She believes the title “undocumented immigrant” doesn’t make her any less of a human. She struggles due to where she comes […]

Baseball is life for a diehard Cubs fan

February 9, 2017 8:58pm | Luis Gamez

Rick Montenegro was fixated on his TV that evening. When the final out was made, Montenegro jumped from the couch, screaming and smiling. His Snapchat was immediately bombarded with stories about the Cubs World Series win. Montenegro believes the Cubs win has brought together the […]