• Nobody is immune to the truth

    Nobody is immune to the truth

    Rachel Lee, Taylor Shuman and Victoria Tu, Executive Features Editor and Features Editors

    March 6, 2015

    According to an article published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there have been more measles cases within the first two months of this year than the total number of cases in 2012. In 2012, only 55 cases of measles were reported, but since January 2015, there have been 141 cases confirmed in 17 diffe... READ MORE »»

    Graphics by Rachel Lee, Amber Olson, and Bradley Fishman.

  • Orchestra director recovers from plane crash

    Orchestra director recovers from plane crash

    Jessica Lee , Features Editor

    March 6, 2015

    The small, two-person recreational plane shook roughly, then dove straight down on a crash course, the back propellor accelerating the plane to the ground. Kristin Meyer, orchestra director at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South, was the only passenger on board with the pilot. “I distinct... READ MORE »»

    Kristin Meyer, orchestra director at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South, works at improving her balance during physical rehabilitation. Meyer started to attend rehabilitation three times a week for three hours per visit. Photo by Gabe Weininger.

News

Wi-Fi poses danger to teen health

Emily Chwa, Staff Writer

Whether she is checking her texts, scrolling through Instagram or listening to music, sophomore Hannah Wilson said she uses her cell phone almost every 10 minutes. Ac...  Read More »

April 17, 2015

Artificial turf prompts questions of cancer risk

Sue Hong and Zoe Engels, News Editor and Staff Writer

  When junior Ian Albert goes home after soccer practice, the crumb rubber of the turf field goes with him. “When I go home and take a shower, my mom gets ...  Read More »

April 17, 2015

Spartans win state championship

David Greenberg, Staff Writer

As the Blackhawk Cup state championship game at the United Center headed into overtime, Head Coach Evan Poulakidas told his team it only takes one shot to win. With ...  Read More »

April 17, 2015

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Features

How does music affect mood?

Lizzy Ring, Opinions Editor

While driving to school each morning, junior Jordan Wolken listens to rap music to pump himself up for the school day. Cora Palfy, a music theoretical researcher at Northwestern University, said music that is played in a major key tends to make listeners feel happier. “I listen to three kinds [of music]: country music, rap music and Justin Timberlake,” Wolken...  Read More »

Apr 17

Senior opens the ‘Doar’s of opportunities

Ben Zhao, Staff Writer

Before senior Eric Doar could take the stage at the Abbey Pub last month with his band, Bullfights on Acid, he first had to play in a hockey game against Stevenson, change out of his hockey gear, drive to downtown Chicago, complete a soundcheck and carry out his drumming ritual before his performance. Along with the Abbey Pub, Doar has played at Lollapalooza, the House of Bl...  Read More »

Apr 17

Student accepted to Joffrey Ballet School

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

Sophomore Ava Izenstark broke into a dance of celebration in the middle of Steak ‘n Shake on the Friday night after the Variety Show. Since Ava did not have her phone, one of her friends had relayed the message from her mom: “Congratulations on New York.” That night, Ava found out the Joffrey Ballet School in New York accepted her into its summer program, NYC Jazz Intensive. Joffrey also offered her another opportun...  Read More »

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Lifestyle

Embark on eco-adventures

Gillian Redstone, Staff Writer

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April 17, 2015

Weighing in on the paleo diet

April 17, 2015

When Spanish teacher Samantha Rinella wanted to lose weight, she decided to go on a diet that would ...  Read More »

Pirates of the Internet

April 17, 2015

Since 2004, when he uploaded his first song to his MySpace page, singer Mike Mentz has had opportunities...  Read More »

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Students earn opportunity to play with famous conductor

March 6, 2015

On a cold Sunday afternoon in December, Glenbrook South senior Marissa Takaki strolled into a large room...  Read More »

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OpEd

New SA Board prerequisite: predicting the future

Emily Chwa, Staff Writer

I know exactly where I’ll be in two years. I will have just won the lottery, a box of Lucky Charms with only the marshmallows will be sitting on my desk and Glenbrook North’s seniors w...  Read More »

April 17, 2015

Quiet speaks the loudest

April 17, 2015

If you’re more inclined to pick an evening of solitude with a book or your favorite TV show over a...  Read More »

PARCC frustrations should be used productively

April 17, 2015

The Illinois State Board of Education has shown that it not only tests students for English and math...  Read More »

Graphic by Jessica Lee

Culture clubs empower students

April 17, 2015

When I was four, I thought I was Chinese. Teachers at school, as well as elderly women in grocery...  Read More »

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