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Technology created to assist brain function

Katie Fitzpatrick, Executive Lifestyle Editor

February 2, 2018

Shoulders hunched, back tight, senior Patrick Fitzharris leans toward the focus of his fixed gaze: a video game. Fitzharris was competing in a tournament for an action video game which is a genre that, as recent studies have shown, has the potential for cognitive benefits for those with and with...

Students find voice in Winter Play

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Editor-at-Large

December 8, 2017

Sophomore Max Rollins, who is hard-of-hearing, has grown accustomed to people ignoring his requests to repeat themselves. This December, Rollins expects to share some of the obstacles hard-of-hearing people face as he acts ...

A natural Wonder

Jenna Lasky, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

As I was casually scrolling through a list of upcoming movies, I spotted the word “Wonder” in big letters. I realized, gleefully, that one of my favorite books by R.J. Palacio was about to become a feature film. The com...

Screen use stresses neck, spine

YuLian Leshuk, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017

As students rush past each other in bustling hallways, attention down at their phones, most manage to avoid crashing into another person. Snapchats and texts fill screens, but students still navigate the traffic and beat the ...

Suicide portrayal prompts debate

Jessica Katz, Opinions Editor

December 8, 2017

During the last episode of Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why,” Hannah Baker explains to her school counselor, Mr. Porter, that she is suicidal. In response, Mr. Porter advises Hannah to get over her problems and move on. Hannah...

Technology enables access to easy cheating

Ellie Prober, Lifestyle Editor

December 8, 2017

As her teacher walked out of the classroom door, freshman Kaitlyn Bowles watched her classmate pull out a smartphone during a class exam, searching for answers online. Having witnessed this multiple times, she thought this ...

Foods worth focusing on

December 8, 2017

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Jammin’ at GBN

Jessica Katz, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2017

Untitled (You couldn’t do it)

Eugene Ko, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017

In a state of boredom, I hopped into a rabbit hole on the internet. Search after search, I came across an image of two store-bought clocks. A link underneath it sent me to a digitized art exhibit filled with contemporary art. If y...

New restaurant pops up in Northbrook Court

Ben Jutzi, Executive Copy Editor

November 3, 2017

The day begins, and Denita Tittle, owner and head baker of Ms. Tittle’s Cupcakes, wheels in cases of her cupcake creations. But by the end of the day, it was as if she was never there. “Everything that I brought in, I take wi...

Social media clicks for school clubs

Ellie Prober and Nora Smith, Lifestyle Editor and Opinions Editor

November 3, 2017

Instagram is flooded. The app is swamped by usernames starting with the same three letters, “GBN,” and posts overflowing with green and gold. Sophomore Charlie Weissman noticed this "flood" when Glenbrook North’s Feminis...

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