Junior drum majors lead band

Katie Fitzpatrick, Features Editor

September 30, 2016

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...

Senior writes her future in business

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

June 1, 2016

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...

Balloon artists train to entertain

Lucy Davis, Page Editor

June 1, 2016

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...

Students work for greener tomorrow

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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...

Environmental issues lose concern

Natan Shayevich, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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...

DraftKings’ Illinois legal conflict on rise

Sahil Modi, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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...

Students venture into outdoor exploration

Maggie Li, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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...

Pro and con for underclassmen in the SAC

Alec Mawrence, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2016

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...

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