One door closes, another opens

Britni Berg, News Editor

May 24, 2012

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I frantically attempted to balance a stack of books and binders in my right hand while casually pulling down the skirt of my Poms uniform. It didn’t work. The books fell, the skirt went up. I was a freshman—lost, nervous and embarrassed. But my uniform ac... Read more »

Our destined path is not so grand

Zach Berkowitz, Executive News Editor

May 24, 2012

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I’ve been tricked. As children we were told to explore interests and try new things. There were no consequences for doing as many things as possible all at once. We could mess up and no one would care, because we were all l... Read more »

Goodbye to GBN

Estelle Oyer, Features Editor

May 24, 2012

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We are all guilty at one point or another of saying we can’t wait to get out of Northbrook, including me. Yet as I am faced with graduating high school and leaving Northbrook behind, I wish I had been more thankful for the... Read more »

Live your life like a senior

Mitchell Lev, Sports Consultant

May 24, 2012

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If someone had told me in eighth grade I’d be doing this, I would never have believed it. When I first heard about applying for Torch, I didn’t seriously consider it. In fact, if my English teacher hadn’t given me a little encouragement, I don’t think I would have given it a shot at all. It tur... Read more »

Don’t forget the time in between

Alex Bond, Managing Editor

May 24, 2012

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We’re always looking forward to something. Maybe you can’t wait to see your favorite band coming into town in two weeks. Maybe on Monday you’re wishing Friday would come a little faster so you can spend more time with fr... Read more »

Living on your own time

Stella Tu, Editor-in-Chief

May 24, 2012

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We live by the clock. When the bell rings at exactly 9:13 a.m., I know that almost every student in the school will get up out of his or her desk, regardless of whether or not the teacher is done talking, and head out the door. Some will swing by the ... Read more »

Letter to the students: Step it up, Spartans

May 24, 2012

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For the past four years, we’ve walked the halls with you. We’ve been on teams with you, we’ve worked on projects with you, we’ve gone with you on countless unplanned weeknight adventures. We’ve talked about the things... Read more »

Editorial: Don’t sweep it under the rug

May 24, 2012

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Last month, some members of a Glenbrook North varsity sports team made some poor decisions during the weekend of an out-of-state tournament. Granted, these poor decisions may not have been the first among members of any sports... Read more »

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