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Elizabeth Rose Szpytek

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek (they/them/theirs or she/her/hers) is a senior at Downers Grove South, and—for reasons still unknown—oversees the online opinions section for the Blueprint. Szpytek, a self-described "genderqueer woman," is passionate about fighting the cissexism, transmisogyny and sexism that is ingrained into our society. She is a youth leader at Transcend, a trans youth group in Naperville. They also participate in their high school's peer-tutoring program.

Their free time is mostly spent annoying old geezers at stoplights by blasting bad pop punk out her car’s speakers and writing (as well as perpetually editing) short stories. Szpytek tries to alleviate the infinite monotony of suburbia by escaping into film, video games and podcasts. 

They aspire to have a stable career in something although exactly what is unclear. Just not math.

All content by Elizabeth Rose Szpytek
Looking back: high school sucks

Looking back: high school sucks

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor
May 21, 2018
Its called art, look it up.

Top 10: Emojis

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor
April 10, 2018
Graphic courtesy of Emmanuelle Copeland

Refusing invisibility

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor
December 1, 2017
Persistence

Persistence

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor
November 7, 2017
Air Conditioner: Gone but not forgotten

Air Conditioner: Gone but not forgotten

Elizabeth Rose Szpytek, Online Opinions Editor
September 25, 2017
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