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Upper School Dean Joe Edwards is leaving Latin to become assistant head of a small school in downtown Chicago.
Cherished Dean to Depart Latin
Ryan Rose and Ava Falk June 24, 2022

Upper School Dean Joe Edwards will depart Latin on July 8. The popular dean for the 11th and 12th grades said his next job will be assistant head of school...

Down With the Donor Wall
Down With the Donor Wall
Ellery Axel, Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

Over spring break, the names on the donor wall of the fourth floor Learning Commons (LC) were removed. What was once a board filled with the names of people...

The faculty union and the administration will continue their bargaining and development of a contract over the summer.
Union, Administration To Continue Negotiations Over the Summer
Eliza Lampert, News Editor • June 1, 2022

The 2021-22 school year marked the inaugural year of the Latin School Union (LSU). They began by forming bylaws and a constitution, fighting the school’s...

A sign advertising the Light on Anxiety service outside Ms. Knoche’s office.
Latin Hires Outside Counselors
Sofia Grimm, Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

On May 10, Latin sent an email to the school community announcing that they have hired an outside counseling company, Light On Anxiety, to further support...

Anna Sorokin character vs. reality
'Inventing Anna' Rebuttal
Mia Kotler, Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

The May 18 edition of The Forum included a review of the widely anticipated Shondaland Netflix limited series drama, Inventing Anna. Staff writer...

Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers: A Review of Kendrick Lamars New Album
Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers: A Review of Kendrick Lamar's New Album
Eva Lapiere, Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

Kendrick Lamar is back after 1,855 days with his new album, Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers. The last time Lamar came out with his own music...

America Chavez, Wong, and Doctor Strange defending the Kamar-Taj
'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness': It's Good!
Cole Hanover , Staff Writer • June 1, 2022

As Benedict Cumberbatch so profoundly proclaimed, “The only thing that didn’t change during the filming of this film was the title.” And...

Ride On, See You by Ann McGlinn—A Review
'Ride On, See You' by Ann McGlinn—A Review
Ainsley Heaton and Amanda Valenzuela June 1, 2022

In early 2022, beloved Upper School English teacher Ann McGlinn published her second novel, Ride On, See You. The book takes place in Dublin,...

Letters From Class of 22: McKenna Fellows
Letters From Class of '22: McKenna Fellows
McKenna Fellows, Editor-in-Chief • June 1, 2022

Writing this is nothing short of surreal. Every year for the last 13, I’ve taken comfort in the guarantee of another nine months here. And...

Letters From Class of 22: Pickle Coleman
Letters From Class of '22: Pickle Coleman
Pickle Coleman, Media Editor • June 1, 2022

I still remember one of the first days of JK around 14 years ago when I looked at my name on my name tag and it had ‘22 next to it. I remember...

Letters From Class of 22: Marin Creamer
Letters From Class of '22: Marin Creamer
Marin Creamer, Editor-in-Chief • May 24, 2022

We all started freshman year as fragments of our respective sentences. Knowing that we were the subject of our own stories, we lacked the verbs...

Letters From the Class of 22: Nina Burik
Letters From the Class of '22: Nina Burik
Nina Burik, Managing Editor • May 18, 2022

I don’t remember a life without Latin. In that vein, it's almost impossible to say just how Latin has impacted me. However, certain moments...

Letters From the Class of 22: Elliot Kovitz
Letters From the Class of '22: Elliot Kovitz
Elliot Kovitz, Guest Writer • May 2, 2022

High school is a long journey. More on that in a moment, but before you get caught up in it, one reminder: High school does end. Seriously, take...

Illustration by Elro Starr: Ms. Maajid believes strongly that representations can help set students up to succeed in school.
Representation: Creating More Mirrors at Latin
Marin Creamer, Editor-in-Chief
Illustration by Elro Starr: Two summers ago, Latin students used their voices to demand perpetrators of discriminatory behaviors at the school be held accountable. Now, accountability is one of Latins five DEI priorities.
Accountability: Ensuring That Actions Have Consequences
Armaan Shah, News Editor
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