Claims of local drug abuse ignite demands for immediate change

Zoe Engels, Executive News Editor

September 30, 2016

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Tears roll silently down her cheeks as PJ Newberg, the founder and director of Northshore Secret Heroin Problem, recalls the struggles she has faced since her daughter became a heroin addict. When the addiction developed, Newberg... Read more »

Students rescue peer during beach accident

Sydney Stumme-Berg, Catherine Zhang, News Editors

September 30, 2016

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As he discusses the rescue of Glenbrook North senior Tural Erel from the water at Gillson Beach, Glenbrook South senior Paul Choi shifts his eyes down to his fiddling hands during a moment of reflection, and a distressed ... Read more »

Heavy student workload inspires policy change, debate

Ben Jutzi, News Editor

September 30, 2016

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After returning from his daily varsity soccer practice, senior Ryan Golde sits down at his desk. He looks over at the clock. 6:30 p.m.. Time to begin the hours of homework assigned in his AP classes. The combination of ... Read more »

Year in Review

June 1, 2016

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Mock trials inspire student interest in law

Suyeon Hong, Executive News Editor

June 1, 2016

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When sophomore Julia Laughlin found out that schedule conflicts had left her with only two options for an elective, she reluctantly took the business law class. “Initially, I was pretty frustrated,” said Laughlin. “I had pretty low expectations going in, but... Read more »

Typing notes impairs students’ learning ability

Emily Chwa, News Editor

June 1, 2016

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During Spanish class, junior Eamon Homedi was typing his notes about the lesson when he gave in to the urge to open a new tab on his laptop. He hovered the cursor over the button, and with one click, shifted his focus from su... Read more »

Social media increases influence on politics

Ben Jutzi, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

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When a Facebook friend messaged Glenbrook North graduate Bryan Scheinkopf a video of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, his life changed. “As soon as I heard about [Sanders’] platform, it was very obvious that this was a guy that aligned with my ideology a lot more,” Scheinkopf said. Sch... Read more »

Study finds teen diets may be improving despite obesity epidemic

Zoe Engels, News Editor

April 15, 2016

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Throughout the school day, senior Coco Yang finds that her stomach [often] growls with hunger, fueled by her desire for delicious, healthy food. To satisfy her taste buds, Yang sometimes pulls a snack from her lunch bag, silently enjoying it during her classes. ... Read more »

Cuba opens doors to student travelers

Jenna Magill, News Editor

March 4, 2016

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Biking along the outskirts of Havana, social studies teacher David Vincent came across a Cuban military installment with six stationary missile mountings and a group of soldiers outside practicing drills. Wanting to document the rare site of a foreign mi... Read more »

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