The Skyhawk View

September 2023Volume 6, Issue 1

Sophie’s Cafe has the best Pumpkin Spice Latte near Sauk Valley Community College
By Samantha Zellers
When it comes to the classic autumn drink, Sophie’s Cafe comes out on top.
Faculty Feature: Life as a twin
By Ruth Montino
A common question asked, “Do you like being a twin?” This often puzzled us. If we hadn’t liked being a twin, it would have seemed tantamount to self-loathing. 
Sauk Valley Community College gains new improv troupe
By Samantha Zellers
Sauk Valley Community College has gained a new acting group focusing on improvisation headed by Ellen Johnson, a local teacher with a flair for the dramatic and a minor degree in devising theater. 
Opinion: Oregon Mural controversy is all Smoke and no Fire
By Will Tallman
Local business Bad Ash Cigars’ colorful new mural in downtown Oregon has certainly caused a stir within the community. It is evident that a vast majority of residents are far more interested in gossip and outrage than objective facts.
Ava Wight SVCC volleyball
By Devrin Thomas
Ava Wight, one of the newest recruits to the SVCC volleyball program, has gotten off to a fiery start to her college career.  Ava’s journey to the  SVCC volleyball program though was not like  other college athletes.
Chat GPT has entered the chat
By Will Tallman
At Sauk Valley Community College, the emergence of AI chat programs in the past year has captured the attention of students and teachers alike.
Peoria Chiefs extinguish River Bandits’ Rhythm
By Monica Healey
The Peoria Chiefs extinguished the competition with their early lead at Modern Woodman Park on September first in their game against the Quad Cities River Bandits. With the final score being 9-8, Peoria. 
A piece of Sauk Valley history: Midway Drive-in
By Devrin Thomas
Midway Drive-in is one of the last classic Midwest experiences left in the Sauk Valley area.