Chess team works to match past successes

Jessica Katz, Opinions Editor

February 2, 2018

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He nervously bounces his legs as his eyes narrow in on the game. Three teammates show their support, standing behind him as they anxiously await his next move. In a confident motion, he makes his move and lightheartedly teases...

Sophomore shares personal experiences as ‘donor kid’

Grace Chatas and Anya Eydelman, Features Editor and Page Editor

February 2, 2018

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As sophomore Allanah Elster stood in front of thousands of scientists, doctors and lawyers, a visual presentation was displayed behind her, including an image of her face photoshopped alongside a cartoon sperm graphic to represent her biological father, an anonymous s...

Dancer slides into Variety Show spotlight

Micha Gachpar, Editor-At-Large

February 2, 2018

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The music blared as he stood frozen on stage, searching his brain for the choreography he should have been executing at that moment. After remaining frozen for half the dance, he snapped out of his trance and joined the other da...

Senior wins regional art contest

Suzanna Creasey, Lifestyle Editor

December 8, 2017

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Stepping up to the podium at the award dinner with the attention of 500 activists, journalists and politicians, senior Emmitt Schneider began to speak. “Transgender youth are being bullied at their schools every day just f...

Student embarks on educational experience in Israel

Samantha Greenberg, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

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A smile appeared on sophomore Emily Fridland’s face as she recalled opening the e-mail that confirmed she would soon be uprooting her life. Fridland was thrilled to learn that she would be studying abroad at the Alexander M...

Future graduate plans for career in Marines

Anya Eydelman, Page Editor

November 3, 2017

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On June 11, 2017,  senior Eun Tak Jang plans to leave for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, Calif. bringing nothing but an ID and a plane ticket. Jang said he enlisted in the Delayed Entry Program, also kno...

Professional passions: student jobs align with activities

Maggie Li, Features Editor

November 3, 2017

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Senior raises disability awareness

Micha Gachpar, Editor-at-Large

November 3, 2017

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Meeting Barack Obama and helping to declare a state holiday were opportunities senior Erin Mallicoat had never thought of having when she began to outwardly advocate for people with disabilities. However, she is now able to...

Actress stars in local and professional shows

Leah Matlin, Features Editor

November 3, 2017

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This past summer, sophomore Carly Meyer made her Broadway debut at the Jimmy Awards, a national theater competition for high school students, in addition to performing in the world premiere production of “TREVOR the Musi...

Choir department welcomes new director

Suzanna Creasey, Lifestyle Editor

October 2, 2017

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Below their feet, the floor of the bus grew warm. The acrid smell of burnt rubber turned to the smell of smoke. “We look out and we can see sparks shooting out of the side,” Kaitlin Wallace, a senior at Wheaton-Warrenv...

Adopt a Shelter Dog Month barks for attention

By Chloe Carroll, Graphics Staff

October 2, 2017

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With the recent partnership between Glenbrook North PAWS and Heartland Animal Shelter, Adopt a Shelter Dog Month is an opportunity for both organizations to raise awareness and encourage the adoption of shelter dogs. Senior Ryan...

Students, staff rally to support awareness for breast cancer

Leah Matlin, Features Editor

October 2, 2017

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When chemistry teacher Kelly Reimer went in for her annual checkup on Feb. 20, 2017, her doctor found lumps in her breasts. According to Reimer, even though doctors did not initially think the lumps looked cancerous, they still sen...

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