Author: Ethan Holesha

Posted on: October 22, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

MV literary contest winners advance to Skyway conference

By Mariah Trujillo, News Editor, and Ethan Holesha, Features Editor In a dark world with nothing but echoing silence, words can become one’s only solace. Some people see writing as the only way to express the words they would never dare to say. Others, like the students who competed in this year’s MV Literary Competition, are brave enough to share their masterpieces with the world. Winners of the 2021 competition…

Posted on: October 21, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

Glacier Guys: Four teams remain in star-studded MLB playoffs

Hosted by Ethan Holesha and Joey Fernandez, The Glacier Guys This week, we discuss the MLB playoffs and our predictions for what teams will make the World Series. We also dive into this past Sunday’s Packers vs. Bears game while giving our top five current NFL teams. We wrap up this week’s episode by talking about the excitement around the Chicago Bulls, giving our top five NBA teams going into…

Posted on: October 15, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

White Sox fans create electric atmosphere for Chicago’s ‘second team’

Photo by Ethan Holesha My friend, fellow Moraine Valley student Ethan Juarez, and I prepare to witness the excitement of Game 4 of the ALDS playoffs between the Houston Astros and the Chicago White Sox on Oct. 12. Everyone was wearing black jerseys, waving black towels. Every Sox fan was on the same page: we’re here to win. With not a single open seat in sight, Guaranteed Rate Field was…

Posted on: October 15, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

More than 4,000 students apply for vaccine tuition credit

Photo by Marcus Collins Moraine culinary students Carmen Ortiz and Bernadette Sarabia show their green Cleared4Class screens to show proof of their vaccinations/negative COVID tests. By Mariah Trujillo, News Editor, and Ethan Holesha, Managing Editor Using both the carrot and stick approach toward getting students vaccinated against COVID-19 appears to be working at Moraine. Across the country, governments and private businesses have been luring people with “carrots” — incentives ranging…

Posted on: October 14, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

Glacier Guys: MV golf with guest Randy Miller

Hosted by Ethan Holesha and Joey Fernandez, The Glacier Guys This week we welcome on the podcast sophomore MVCC golfer Randy Miller. We talk to Randy about his background in golf, how this past season went for the Moraine golf team, how the game of golf has changed in recent years, and much more!

Posted on: October 7, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

Green means go to class with new access pass; zero compliance problems so far

Photo by Ethan Holesha Sophomore student Ethan Campagna shows his green screen on the updated Cleared4Class system. A green screen shows proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID test for Moraine Valley students and staff. By Ethan Holesha, Features Editor, and Mariah Trujillo, News Editor Although the number of vaccinated students at Moraine has more than doubled since Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a mandate in early September, only…

Posted on: October 7, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

Glacier Guys: MV men’s basketball with guest Ethan Campagna

Hosted by Ethan Holesha and Joey Fernandez, The Glacier Guys This week we welcome onto the podcast sophomore MVCC men’s basketball player Ethan Campagna. We talk about the differences between high school and college basketball, how this season has been different because of COVID, some of the team goals for this season, and much more! We also briefly touch on the upcoming season for the Chicago Bulls.

Posted on: October 3, 2021 Posted by: Ethan Holesha Comments: 0

Lynch uses award-winning writing to overcome personal struggles

Photo by Gretchen Lynch Gabrielle Lynch reads her national award-winning essay, “In a World of Nancy Kerrigans.” By Ethan Holesha, Features Editor Battling bipolar disorder, autism, and depression, Moraine Valley student Gabrielle Lynch has been able to use her writing as a coping mechanism.  Lynch’s essay, “In a World of Nancy Kerrigans,” took third place in its category at the national level in the League for Innovation in the Community…