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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...

Drum Corps puts spin on coaching

Olga Archakov, Editor-at-Large

October 2, 2017

Getting to perform in front of a crowd of 50,000 people and taking fifth place in what is said to be the biggest competition of marching arts are experiences Color Guard Coach Michael Tseitlin will never forget. According to...

Fall play offers new dynamic

Isabel Vayser, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

This year’s fall play, “The Good Doctor,” is scheduled to be held in the CPA on Oct. 19 and 21 at 7 p.m. as well as Oct. 20 at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold in the SAC during the week of the show for $8 o...

Google promotes screening device

Katie Fitzpatrick, Executive Lifestyle Editor

October 2, 2017

It has been likened to drowning, and although it is largely treatable, only a small percentage of people with it ever seek help. Google is attempting to remedy this. In partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illnes...

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