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Rachel Katz and Sarah Boeke | September 27, 2019

When junior Sofia Thompson walked into the bathroom, she was not shocked to find a group of students huddled in the handicap stall. This was a typical experience for Thompson. It was obvious to her what...

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Lucy Cho, Features Editor | September 27, 2019

Through a program called e-NABLE, SWEN was matched with 59-year-old Ric McKenzie, who lost all his fingers to frostbite 20 years ago. e-NABLE is a global program in which people volunteer to make...

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Grace Kang, Copy Editor | September 27, 2019

Three cash registers jingle with coins. Students with their unpaid school lunches form an amoeba-like crowd around the Quest Food Management Services Cashiers: Jaqueline Younatham, Eva Odisho and Arianna...

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Maya Fridman, Features Editor | September 27, 2019

In 1973, the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case was passed allowing a woman the right to legally have an abortion until the point in which a fetus would be able to survive outside the womb. According to Dr....

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Judy Feng, Features Editor | September 27, 2019

Walking into her 6-7A Advanced Placement European History class on the first day of school, sophomore Alicia Amsel was not expecting to be handed a four-hour-long reading assignment. Amsel, who took World...

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Shane Landon Olson, Editor-in-Chief | September 27, 2019

Meet Bob. Bob lives in an alternate universe where the entire education system is based on one object: skateboards. From kindergarten to second grade, Bob played with little plastic skateboards...

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Haley Sandlow, Opinions Editor | September 27, 2019

In light of the Homecoming dance rapidly approaching, allow me to recount a story I once heard. The series of events that follow are all true, but names have been changed to protect the identity of those...

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Nora Callahan and Molly Parker, Lifestyle Editor and Opinions Editor | September 27, 2019

Ecstasy, refresh, active, tired, focus, health. These are some of the moods marketed towards those looking to purchase an essential oil vape. Although vaping has been present around Glenbrook North,...

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Maddie Harris, Executive Lifestyle Editor | September 27, 2019

As sophomore Nell Badgley swiped through Instagram stories several months ago, she repeatedly saw a green post with a tree and the words, “Double tap to plant a tree.” Wanting to make a difference,...

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