Students work for greener tomorrow

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Features

Sophomore Sara Chen walked around Northbrook with her biology class on Earth Day of last year. In the students’ hands were petitions against a proposed development of housing in a flooded area, a project that would be harmfu... Read more »

Environmental issues lose concern

Natan Shayevich, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Features

Drenched in sweat as the harsh sun of the southern hemisphere beat down on him, junior Daniel Gros quickly became overwhelmed while rowing on the Rio de la Plata. It was not the rowing that was the problem because his team’s... Read more »

DraftKings’ Illinois legal conflict on rise

Sahil Modi, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Features

Although senior Noah Taffel puts hours, even days, into tweaking and altering a lineup of players, he still does not expect to win a fantasy sports contest. When Taffel began to compete in basketball contests on DraftKings, he said he won many prizes because more p... Read more »

Students venture into outdoor exploration

Maggie Li, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Features

Lying totally flat on the luge, junior Carly Smith slid down the ice track. As she reached a bend in the course, Smith banked a hard turn, steering with her feet and slamming into the walls but managing not to flip the sled. Going on adventures is not an unusual occurrence for Sm... Read more »

Pro and con for underclassmen in the SAC

Alec Mawrence, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2016

Filed under Features, OpEd

The features editors asked me to write a column about why the SAC should be all-inclusive. They know I am an expert on the topic because I wrote about it last year. They also know the seniors last year demoralized me and hurt m... Read more »

Deutsch enters the baking business

Lizzy Ring, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Freshman Lucky Deutsch started his baking company, Lucky Kakes, when he was 11 years old. According to Deutsch, his first cake sale was almost an accident because he was not looking to profit, and, at the time, he did not expect to be opening a busine... Read more »

Godnik finds position on primetime TV

Liza McMahon, Page Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Junior Hannah Godnik appeared on an episode of “Chicago Med” on NBC on Jan. 26. “On Thanksgiving, I got the call that I got the role and it was really exciting,” said Godnik. “It felt amazing because I’ve been dreaming of finally getting a part for... Read more »

Sophomore acts in professional theater

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under Features, In The Middle

The audience hushed and the last bits of conversations shushed as a voice announced the start of the show, but the lights did not turn off. They did not turn off until sophomore Emily Chang darted down the aisle and scampered up the... Read more »

Math team divides and conquers

Kelly Johnson, Page Editor

February 5, 2016

Filed under Features

When freshman Siva Muthupalaniappan nervously walked into his first math team practice, he was greeted by the members of the math team chanting, “Freshman!” After that, his nerves as a freshman virtually disappeared. According to Muthupalaniappan, members chanted that to all... Read more »

Left and right hemispheres communicate for a whole brain

Jessica Lee and Ben Zhao, Features Editor

February 5, 2016

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Colored pencils scratching lightly against paper and music playing softly in the background are familiar sounds in Drawing and Design, an art class. But occasionally the music is interrupted by a student turning to one of her... Read more »

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