Student mentors refugee family

Leah Matlin, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

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After spending 10 years in a Zimbabwean refugee camp, waiting to be approved to leave the country, a refugee family was finally put on a plane to the United States. The family took three separate flights, and on the last one,... Read more »

‘Sounds of Silence’ strives to be seen

Maggie Li, Features Editor

February 3, 2017

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For most people, listening to music is a purely auditory task, but sophomore Erin Rosenfeld seeks to expand the experience of music into something visual as well. “Being hearing-impaired has taught me that you don’... Read more »

Handing off the spotlight

Kelly Johnson and Jenna Lasky, Page Editor, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

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Before he started working at Glenbrook North last August, director of choirs Eric Skalinder toured the country, fulfilling the rock and roll lifestyle of constant performances, long nights spent writing songs, rehearsing with... Read more »

Three free academic resources you might not know about

Lucia Bosacoma, Opinions Editor

February 3, 2017

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‘Tis the season to lend a hand

Katie Fitzpatrick, Features Editor

December 9, 2016

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Some of the most spirited students found in the halls do not attend Glenbrook North. The littlest people in the building, members of the GBN, celebrate each holiday that comes their way with enthusiasm under the guidance of... Read more »

Blood, bombs, binomials: math instructional assistant reflects on life in America

Natan Shayevich, Features Editor

December 9, 2016

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If Shacky Khachik,  instructional assistant for the math department, would have decided to exercise her freedom to vote in her home country of Iraq, she and her family would have been killed. “We knew about people who we... Read more »

Junior drum majors lead band

Katie Fitzpatrick, Features Editor

September 30, 2016

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Juniors Emma Brooks and Alli Torf can go from laughing on the sidelines to focused on leading a group of people in a performance on the field in a matter of minutes. In May, two juniors were selected to be drum majors of th... Read more »

Senior writes her future in business

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

June 1, 2016

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After senior Elana Greenberg’s endoscopy, she declined the hospital nurse’s offer to write her a note to excuse her from prior obligations. She also refused to “take it easy,” like the nurse suggested. Instead, Greenberg told the nurse she had to get back to her daily a... Read more »

Balloon artists train to entertain

Lucy Davis, Page Editor

June 1, 2016

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Senior Nate Whitfield’s favorite part about making balloons is the interactions with people. “It lights up a kid’s day when they go to the Rainforest Cafe, and they have a face paint of a Spider-Man, and you can make them a Spider-Man [with balloons],” Whitfield said. W... Read more »

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