Professionals fear medication abuses

Resa Magill, Executive News Editor

December 7, 2012

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It all started with sports and steroids. When Alan Schwarz, national correspondent for the New York Times, considered how high school football players were “compelled” to use steroids for competitive reasons, he predicted the same sort of thing would be happening i...

Spitz family hatches plan

Spitz family hatches plan

December 7, 2012

Schimmel stands for the silent at GBN

Andrew Blank, News Editor

October 26, 2012

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Inspired by a movie trailer for “Bully,” senior Nicole Schimmel said she had been affected emotionally to the point that she felt compelled to make a difference in her community by helping students make it past the “torment” of bullies. Schimmel set o...

School strives to connect

Isabel Hubeny, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

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One of the many things the administration works on is helping the school branch out. A blue square on the school website opens up to a list of all the social media that Glenbrook North uses: Youtube, Facebook, Pinterest, Blogger...

Students tweet @GBNHandles

Esther Suh, Copy Editor

October 26, 2012

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As senior Joshua Kim was browsing through Twitter, he was startled by a new follower: @GBNBackstabber. On Sept. 17, anonymous Twitter user @GBNBackstabber tweeted about specific Glenbrook North students. Within just hours of...

Point of Fact

Arin Kerstein, News Editor

October 26, 2012

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The Glenbrooks Debate Tournament is planned for Nov. 9 – 19. According to coach Michael Greenstein, this is the largest high school debate competition in the country by entry. Debaters from around the country are scheduled t...

Photo essay: GBN takes Rachel’s Challenge

Photo essay by Andrew Blank, News Editor

October 26, 2012

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Larry Scott, uncle of Rachel Scott, the first victim in the Columbine shooting of 1999, spoke to a student audience in the CPA on Oct. 8 as part of a “Rachel’s Challenge” program. As part of his presentation, he issued five challenges to stude...

Students take sides for election

Resa Magill, Executive News Editor

October 26, 2012

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As junior Emily Komie walks through the crowded hallways of GBN, the buttons pinned to her backpack advertising her support for President Barack Obama can be seen through rows of people. Komie has been an active Obama supporter since she was in middle school. Sh...

Malawi parliament member thanks Bondy

Natalie Knez, Staff Writer

October 26, 2012

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In 2008, junior Matthew Bondy, then a seventh grader, began his bar mitzvah project by initiating correspondence with leaders of the Warm Hearts Foundation in an attempt to organize fundraisers for their organization. Four years later, Malawi parliament member C...

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