Glass-bottled beverages banned from District 225 cafeterias

Lindsey Masterman, Executive Lifestyle Editor

February 3, 2017

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Following a loud noise, two boys ran out of the Glenbrook South cafeteria and disappeared from GBS junior Rachel Schwartz’s view. She followed the boys down the hall and saw one of them surrounded by teachers, his head gushing ... Read more »

Opportunity to achieve Seal of Biliteracy available to students

Sydney Stumme-Berg, News Editor

February 3, 2017

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Juniors and seniors will have the ability to achieve the Seal of Biliteracy, an award given to those who display a high proficiency in English and another language, at Glenbrook North on Feb. 15, March 7 and March 21. Student... Read more »

JUULs seem to hit new popularity level among teens

Sahil Modi, News Editor

February 3, 2017

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  “Take a hit, and you’ll see,” senior Sean Lee said as he explained why he believes JUULs, a brand-name e-cigarette, have recently gained prominence among students at Glenbrook North. According to the J... Read more »

Portillo’s in Deerfield provides new open lunch destination

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

December 9, 2016

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A Portillo’s restaurant opened in Deerfield on Nov. 15. It features a drive-thru and is on the corner of Lake Cook Road and Deer Lake Road. Portillo’s is a retro-themed fast food restaurant chain that sells hot dogs, Italian... Read more »

District 225 cracks down on drug use, approves nine recommendations for new policies

Catherine Zhang, News Editor

December 9, 2016

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  After a period of research and investigation, the Board of Education approved recommendations for the addition of new drug deterrents and the expansion of existing preventative measures at Glenbrook North and Glenbrook South.... Read more »

Minimum wage to increase 58 percent by 2020

Sahil Modi, News Editor

December 9, 2016

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Cramped behind the counter, junior Ben Harkey scoops cup after cup of ice cream, handing each to his coworkers at the register. As of Oct. 19, Harkey has received a raise from $8.25 an hour to $9 an hour. Although he now makes ... Read more »

Lead level tests indicate drinking water is within EPA standards

Sahil Modi, News Editor

November 4, 2016

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     Before every tennis match, junior Melissa Goldin fills her water bottle from a water fountain. As she gulps the fresh and soothing water, she does not realize that she could possibly consume lead and develop brain damag... Read more »

‘Get Vegucated’ speaker brings attention to GMO pros, cons

Lucia Bosacoma, Opinions Editor

November 4, 2016

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     While poring over the list of ingredients on the bag of potato chips in her hands, junior Pari Thakkar stared wide-eyed as she came across one genetically modified ingredient after another.      As president of the ... Read more »

Feminism Club sign found in boys’ bathroom urinal

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

November 4, 2016

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     A Feminism Club sign was found plastered against the  inside of a urinal in the boys’ bathroom, soaked in urine. The sign, which provided students with information regarding the location of a club meeting, was fo... Read more »

Student featured on National Public Radio

Ben Zhao, Executive Features Editor

November 4, 2016

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     For three days, freshman Sam Mitchell went home after school to methodically cut and analyze dozens of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in standard, king size, miniature, mini and special Halloween varieties.      Aft... Read more »

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