• Hazing versus tradition: a close call

    Hazing versus tradition: a close call

    Katie Fitzpatrick and Maggie Li, Features Editors

    March 3, 2017

    Painful memories and a redacted police report described in a Chicago Tribune article are all that currently exist to depict the events that have transpired in the Lake Zurich High School football locker room. Although some of the details may have been removed from the tale, the essence of what occur... READ MORE »»

  • Fake news muddles judgment

    Fake news muddles judgment

    Sydney Stumme-Berg and Catherine Zhang, News Editors

    March 3, 2017

    While scrolling through the Internet, articles similar to the following are frequently encountered: “Obama signs executive order declaring investigation into election results; revote planned for Dec. 19th” — abcnews.com.co “Daycare busted running toddler fight club, parents outraged” — c... READ MORE »»

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  • Senior strikes life-changing opportunity

    Senior strikes life-changing opportunity

    Brandon Mankoff, Sports Editor

    March 3, 2017

    Science teacher Jean Witty never thought she would call a boy from Tokyo her son. But then the improbable became a reality in the summer prior to the 2016-2017 school year when senior Hikaru Ozone moved into her house to finish his senior year while the rest of his family returned to Japan. “My hus... READ MORE »»

    Self-proclaimed "brothers," seniors Hikaru Ozone (left) and Thomas Witty prepare for a pitch. Ozone and Witty play catcher and second base, respectively, for the baseball team, which finished 25-10 in the 2016 season. Photo Illustration by Brandon Mankoff


Graffiti found in public library

Zoe Engels, Executive News Editor

Children beamed as they read stories to themselves, teenagers skimmed their textbooks and adults of all ages browsed the aisles for new novels. Meanwhile, the area around the first floor men...  Read More »

March 3, 2017

New classes cater to students’ interests

Sahil Modi, News Editor

Introduction to Yoga Yoga is planned to be offered to junior and senior students starting in the 2017-2018 school year. The course will be a one-semester P.E. elective with no prerequisites. P.E. teacher Tif...  Read More »

March 3, 2017

Glass-bottled beverages banned from District 225 cafeterias

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

Following a loud noise, two boys ran out of the Glenbrook South cafeteria and disappeared from GBS junior Rachel Schwartz’s view. She followed the boys down the hall and saw one o...  Read More »

February 3, 2017

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‘Sounds of Silence’ strives to be seen

Maggie Li, Features Editor

For most people, listening to music is a purely auditory task, but sophomore Erin Rosenfeld seeks to expand the experience of music into something visual as well. “Being hearing-impaired has taught me that you don’t need to speak in order to communicate with people” said Rosenfeld. “... Sometimes it isn’t about the things you hear, it’s about what yo...  Read More »

Feb 3

Handing off the spotlight

Kelly Johnson and Jenna Lasky, Page Editor, Staff Writer

Before he started working at Glenbrook North last August, director of choirs Eric Skalinder toured the country, fulfilling the rock and roll lifestyle of constant performances, long nights spent writing songs, rehearsing with the group and meeting a variety of different people. “Being on the road and touring the United States is not quite the glamorous life of ro...  Read More »

Feb 3

Three free academic resources you might not know about

Lucia Bosacoma, Opinions Editor

Feb 3

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Photographers develop personal styles

Danny Ogranovich, Staff Writer

After returning home from school, senior and photographer Fiona McLaughlan did not expect to see the mangled bodies of her dead ducks covered in blood, lying in piles of ripped feath...  Read More »

March 3, 2017

Seniors showcase art skills

March 3, 2017

The Senior Art Show, displaying senior work from art classes of all levels, is scheduled to be held in the...  Read More »

Students resell shoes for high profit

March 3, 2017

For most teenagers, holding a place in line outside of a shoe store for 12 hours to pay hundreds o...  Read More »

ZeeMee provides ‘Instagram’ for admissions

March 3, 2017

ZeeMee, a social media app for college admissions officers to learn more about applicants, was brought into creation by a high school teacher at the time for at-risk students. He believed that ...  Read More »

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Light humor, heavy heart

Keena Du, Opinions Editor

Last weekend, I stumbled into school as a disheveled mess of wrinkled clothes, unwashed hair and baggy-eyed glory. Needless to say, I wasn't feeling particularly attractive...  Read More »

March 3, 2017

Do it while you still can

March 3, 2017

No one likes the sound of an alarm in the morning. It means you have to wake up, get up and toughen up to face ...  Read More »

It’s okay to be the black sheep

March 3, 2017

No one likes to feel excluded. In fact, many people are so deathly afraid of exclusion that they w...  Read More »

Women’s marches don’t end the fight

March 3, 2017

On Jan. 21,  hundreds of thousands of women marched the streets all over the world demanding social, political and economic equality. Less than 48 hours later, newly-e...  Read More »

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