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AirPods disconnect students from class

Elaine Kim and Zoe Bendoff, News Editor and Staff Writer | March 1, 2019

When a peer offered to zip up her opened backpack during a passing period, junior Lauren Belsky thought nothing of it until her next class, when she noticed her AirPods were missing. After feverishly...

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Karina Belotserkovskiy, News Editor | March 1, 2019

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Grace Chatas, Editor-in-Chief | March 1, 2019

As the sun rose, senior Cam Casey stood with his camera in hand, surrounded by shreds of furniture and freshly sprayed graffiti, ready to document his latest adventure on Instagram — exploring an abandoned...

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Anya Eydelman and Megan Fahrney, Editor-at-Large and Sports Editor | March 1, 2019

Unlike most tourists, junior Emily Erickson has left hoofprints across the globe from Iceland to Wisconsin while riding on horseback. Sprouting from a childhood infatuation with ponies, Erickson has...

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Sonia Zaacks, Executive Features Editor | March 1, 2019

While taking her earring out after an Orchesis rehearsal, senior Nicole Sasaki realized the backing was stuck inside her earlobe and sought help from her mother to retrieve the piece. Months later, she...

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Matthew Chupack and Maddie Harris, Features Editors | March 1, 2019

When junior Isabella Grosso wore a cropped shirt to school, she was asked about the “staple” in her belly button. After realizing the person was referring to her piercing, she replied, “Thanks”...

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Isabel Vayser, Opinions Editor | March 1, 2019

Bundled up in a turtleneck, a corduroy dress, tights and a puffy pink coat, I waved goodbye to my grandma and hopped on the bus for another day of kindergarten. Like every other day, I sat next to my best...

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March 1, 2019

Dear Torch, I’m writing this because I wanted to acknowledge and respond to the editorial sent out last month regarding seniors and leadership responsibilities. While I agree with your argument in some...

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Jessica Katz, Executive Copy Editor | March 1, 2019

For a while now, I’ve been on the hunt for a café to fuel both my caffeine addiction and spice up my Instagram feed. When I stumbled upon Hometown Coffee & Juice in Glencoe, I knew I found my...

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March 1, 2019

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Jonathan Lidskin, Sports Editor | March 1, 2019

It was the final minutes in the third period of the Ho Ho Tournament championship game and Glenbrook North led top ranked New Trier Green 2-1. The two teams faced off in the Spartans’ zone. A turnover...

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Sophie Sperber and Alexandra Chertok, Opinions Editor and Staff Writer | March 1, 2019

The 2018-2019 winter sports season has seen winning records, state qualifiers and conference champions. Below are a few moments and statistics from each of Glenbrook North’s teams. Boys Basketball:...

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