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Brooke Falk, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

The Triathlon Club, a new summer camp sponsored by science teacher Bryan Musolf, is expected to aid students in training to participate in triathlons. Training is set to focus on the three components...

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Rachel Katz and Ellie White, Staff Writers | April 18, 2019

The clock struck 4:30 a.m. as junior Thane Gesite struggled to finish her homework due that morning. Realizing she would rather be prepared for her classes than to try to get some sleep, she decided...

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Grace Kang, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

It is 9 p.m., and the dimly-lit halls of Glenbrook North echo with soft footsteps. Six hours and five minutes have passed since the stampede of students rushed through the halls and out the heavy doors...

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April 18, 2019

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Caitlyn Lofland, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

From cutting open juice boxes to cleaning up impromptu finger painting messes, freshman Jacob Brodson is always busy while working as a teacher’s assistant for kindergarteners at Congregation B’nai...

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Lucy Cho, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

Sharp blades flash against ice, trailing swooping lines behind them as skaters glide across the rink. This is a familiar scene for senior Nicole Helinski, who has been ice skating since she was 5 years...

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Sarah Boeke, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

Basketball: a sport I had been playing since my teammates and I were just little bundles of energy tripping around the court with little regard for the actual baskets. At first, I fell in love with...

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April 18, 2019

We all make excuses. When we skip practice, ignore homework or ditch class, we revert to blaming others rather than taking personal accountability. But let’s face it: our claims that teachers or coaches...

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Lauren Dyer, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

Under the fluorescent lights of the Glenbrook North choir room, freshman Rachel Harris rose to introduce herself. She tried to fake a confident smile, though her heart was beating out of her chest. Surrounding...

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April 18, 2019

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Peter Bazianos, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

He is Glenbrook North’s only boys swimming state champion in two events, the holder of four individual school records and a member of two school record-breaking relay teams, but senior Ryan Purdy is...

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Sarah Boeke, Staff Writer | April 18, 2019

Since she began her skating career 11 years ago, senior Caroline Clesen has dreamt of skating for Team USA. Dreams turned to reality when Clesen boarded a plane to Milan, Italy with her teammates to...

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