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Principal to step down after current school year

Rachel Katz, Ellie White, News Editors | February 14, 2020

After five years in his current position, Glenbrook North Principal John Finan said in an email directed to the GBN community that he will be stepping down after the 2019-2020 school year “after giving...

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Brooke Falk, News Editor | February 14, 2020

The annual food drive has created additional events and activities available to students this year to increase engagement and allow opportunities for students and other members of the community to donate....

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Maddie Harris, Nora Callahan, Executive Lifestyle Editor, Lifestyle Editor | February 14, 2020

Comparing her life to others’ as she scrolled through her Instagram feed was a common occurrence for sophomore Caroline Sullivan. Feeling frustrated, she decided to break away from her typical posting...

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Stage crew in the spotlight

Lucy Cho, Maya Fridman, Features Editors | February 14, 2020

In his first week of stage crew, sophomore Ben Earle accidentally emergency-stopped the pit while it was moving and almost spilled water on the lightboard, nearly getting kicked off stage crew. A year...

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February 14, 2020

Whether you’re watching TV or walking through the halls of our school, it’s likely you’ve heard people arguing over politics. All too often, participants in these political debates are quick to...

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Shane Landon Olson, Editor-in-Chief | February 14, 2020

After she made her last outdoor bathroom break for the night and ensured the property was safe from any furry intruders, my dog, Sterling, made her way back indoors and scoured the floor for any food...

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Samrah Abbasi, Eli Traub, Editor-at-Large, Page Editor | February 14, 2020

Despite attending presentations about paying for college, senior Thane Gesite felt confused about the college financial aid process. She had little guidance from her parents, who had not been through...

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Shane Landon Olson, Editor-in-Chief | February 14, 2020

Waking up every morning craving nicotine, enduring headaches and feeling restless without it, a student, who wishes to remain unnamed, soon realized he was addicted and needed help. “You get headaches,...

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Mariel Mudrik | February 14, 2020

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Megan Fahrney, Executive Sports Editor | February 14, 2020

The varsity cheer team bounds onto the mat at the Huntley Sweetheart Invite, with a room full of spectators and a panel of judges before them. Smiles wide across their faces, they begin their routine,...

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