Athlete bears the tear

Victoria Tu, Features Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Senior Megan Hardy said she was running down the field at the PepsiCo Showdown soccer tournament in April when she suddenly heard a pop in her leg. “It all happened really fast,” said Hardy. “I tried to do a 180-degree... Read more »

Ashley Cohn swims with Hoodie Allen

Brandon Koretz and Taylor Shuman, Editor-in-Chief and Features Editor

November 7, 2014

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Sitting in her math class at the University of Southern California, Glenbrook North alumnus Ashley Cohn (‘14) watched the clock, impatiently waiting for the scheduled release time of rapper Hoodie Allen’s music video for ... Read more »

Junior scientist armed with mind control

Rachel Lee, Executive Features Editor

November 7, 2014

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Junior Leela Pakanati’s self-constructed robotic arm is composed of a shoulder, bicep, forearm and hand with fingers. It performs the same functions and is similar to the size of an adult arm, but there are considerable differences... Read more »

Alumnus’ new movie ‘blasts’ into theaters

Jake Golbus, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014

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On Oct. 11, Glenbrook North alumnus Gary Donatelli (‘69) debuted his first movie, “23 Blast,” at a screening in the CPA. “23 Blast” is based on the true story of Travis Freeman, a teenager from a small town i... Read more »

“Cramin” tables at Sarkis Cafe

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

November 7, 2014

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Permanently engraved into the cement walkway leading to the entrance is the restaurant’s name, “Sarkis.” Walking in, one can hear the hubbub of hash browns frying, 5 Seconds of Summer’s “Amnesia” playing on th... Read more »

Stresses of Running

Amber Olsen, Features Editor

November 7, 2014

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Senior Kiera Abramson said as she finished a girls varsity cross country meet at the beginning of the 2013 season, she felt a sharp pain suddenly shoot through her right ankle. “I noticed it bothering me, but I kept on running, thinking it wasn’t anything,” Abramson said. However, she was wrong. “Every ti... Read more »

Pitcher thrown off course

Alec Mawrence, Executive Opinions Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

When Tommy John, former Major League Baseball pitcher, coached his son’s baseball team at Furman University 15 years ago, he did not know what caused players to require Tommy John surgery, but he knew overthrowing was not a good thing. So, he devised a way to get his pitchers to pitch less. ... Read more »

Alumnus ‘smashes’ world record

Amber Olson, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

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Alumnus Neeral Mehta (‘13) said that he and three of his  friends  suddenly burst into song, singing “We are the Champions” by Queen as they concluded their 56th consecutive hour of playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl on... Read more »

Conflict With Curfew

Rachel Lee, Executive Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: A teenager under the age of 18 driving home from a school or religious event after curfew will not receive a ticket As junior Brian Kim was driving home from a youth event at church on an August night, what he thought... Read more »

Charitable house haunts Longvalley Drive

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

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Decapitated baby dolls with blood painted on their necks are scattered among little kids behind bars, screaming and begging to be let out. A covered silver platter lies on a table in a dining room setting where the lid is lifted to r... Read more »

Students build friendship through artwork

Hana Bezark, Executive Copy Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features

As science teacher Anthony Fiala walked down the science hallway, he thought about how he could enhance the plain brick wall with a creation expressing altruism. This concept is something Fiala emphasizes in his Brain Studies c... Read more »

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