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St. Patrick’s Day celebrations attract immense crowds to Chicago

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Olin Nafziger
On March 16, a large crowd watches the Chicago Plumbers Union dye the Chicago river green to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, an annual tradition since 1962.

St. Patrick’s Day, the famous annual holiday on March 17, attracted enormous crowds, creating the lively and bustling streets of Chicago during the last weekend of spring break. From watching the Chicago Plumbers Union dye the Chicago river emerald green to attending the multiple parades around the city, there were plenty of ways for students to celebrate the holiday.

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Jaya Alenghat
Jaya Alenghat, City Life Editor
Jaya Alenghat is a member of the Class of 2025 and serves as an assistant editor. She began journalism in the 2022-23 school year as a sophomore. Her favorite story she has written is “In finding community, English teacher provides comfort for Latinx students.” Outside of journalism, she enjoys playing tennis, reading and spending time with friends and family. Awards: 2024 Scholastic Press Association of Chicago, sports news story: excellent 2024 Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Circle Award: Certificate of merit, sports features, “Muslim student athletes navigate fasting during Ramadan while maintaining physical endurance” 2023 Journalism Education Association National Student Media Contests, Boston convention: Excellent, news writing
Olin Nafziger
Olin Nafziger, Photographer
Olin Nafziger is a beginning photojournalist and a member of the Class of 2025. His favorite part of photojournalism is taking pictures of school activities and sports, and his favorite sport to photograph is golf. Outside of class, Olin enjoys biking, watching TV and participating in various school clubs. Awards: 2023 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest, sports reaction, third place 2023 Association of Texas Photography Instructors Fall Contest, still life, honorable mention
Miles Wilczak
Miles Wilczak, Photographer
Miles Wilczak is a beginning photojournalist and a member of the Class of 2026. His favorite part of photojournalism is the creative freedom. Outside of class, Miles likes to go to concerts, watch movies and hang out with friends.

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    George DespotesMar 19, 2024 at 11:44 am

    It would be nice to know more about

    the Chicago Plumbers Union.

    What local and who is president?

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