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Annual traveling show performs holiday acts

Lindsay Berkowitz, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

A troupe comprised of singers, dancers and actors dressed as elves is scheduled to perform in Glenbrook North’s annual Traveling Show on Dec. 19. The group plans to be performing an array of holiday songs, dances and skits for...

Winter Week filled with festivities

Daniel Kim, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Winter Week is scheduled to feature holiday festivities for students to participate in. The schoolwide event is planned for the week before winter break, beginning on Monday, Dec. 16 through Friday, Dec. 20. Dress-up days ar...

ACT test change allows section retakes, online testing

Ellie White, Eli Traub, News Editor, Page Editor

December 13, 2019

When senior Jeremy Livshots took the ACT, he felt the test was very time-sensitive and placed emphasis on speed rather than understanding the material. Since Livshots considers himself a slow reader, he felt rushed to complete the reading and science secti...

Youth-led climate strikes surge across country

Rachel Katz, News Editor

November 8, 2019

A group of young protesters gathered in a large circle and chanted up at the buildings on Federal Plaza, while senior Ainsley Charlesworth observed the group. Charlesworth felt as though the circle of protesters was trying to get the attention of the adults working in the build...

OK sign labeled hate symbol

Elaine Kim, Executive News Editor

November 8, 2019

After receiving a text from his dad about a man who had been removed from a Chicago Cubs game for using a hate symbol, senior Nate Rogers was curious as to what the symbol could be. He watched the video and found himself looking at the OK hand sign, something he had always used f...

Black Student Union highlights black experiences, culture

Ellie White, News Editor

November 8, 2019

Glenbrook North’s Black Student Union, also known as the BSU, is a new club that was started by senior Lauren McGinnis and junior Sofia Thompson. The BSU is both a cultural club and a safe space for black students at GBN. According to Thompson, the BSU is a p...

Illness strikes e-cigarette users

Rachel Katz and Sarah Boeke

September 27, 2019

When junior Sofia Thompson walked into the bathroom, she was not shocked to find a group of students huddled in the handicap stall. This was a typical experience for Thompson. It was obvious to her what the students were doing behind the closed stall: vaping. So, when t...

Inside Maple’s new building

September 27, 2019

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Contamination halts GBN recycling

Elaine Kim and Matthew Chupack, Executive News Editor and Executive Editor-at-Large

September 27, 2019

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. To senior Francine Dadrass, recycling had always been an obvious choice to make — a choice she had assumed Glenbrook North was making with blue bins present in almost every classroom. “It was confusing once I found out about [GBN not r...

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