Excuses, excuses

Mikail Siddiki, Executive Sports Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

We all have something that we think holds us back. For me it was the fact that I was a small Pakistani boy. As a 5-foot, 100 pound freshman I am proud to say I was never shoved into any lockers. Now as a 5-foot-7-inch, 125 pound senior I am still surpr... Read more »

Discover what truly matters

Michael Hammer, Editor-at-Large

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

It’s 7:00 a.m. and I am surrounded by books. In preparation for a test in the afternoon, I have stationed myself in isolation at a table in the Math Resource Center, and every time a friend or teacher that I normally would greet passes by, I bury myself... Read more »

Try not to burn any bridges

Austin Gundry, Copy Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

Walking through the hallways, it’s clear that in high school people typically have two types of friends. Friends we hang out with, and friends we see in the hallways. That being said, I don’t see why there needs to be a d... Read more »

How to win at life in five steps

Graicey Van Spankeren, Executive Opinions Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

Here’s a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way that have helped me immensely throughout high school. I hope they do the same for you! 1. Go to bed early. I’ve always been one to go to bed quite early... Read more »

Try new things

Andrew Salomone, Staff Writer

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

As I sat down to write my goodbye, it dawned on me how much being a student at Glenbrook North has taught me. I took away a lot from each of my classes, but I learned much more from all of my teachers and peers. I could go o... Read more »

Exploring your interests

Kyle Grundy, Features Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

As senior year comes to a close and my peers and I succumb to senioritis, I have had more time to reflect upon my experience at Glenbrook North. One thing that has preoccupied me for the past few months was an innocent question that an incom... Read more »

Ironing out expectations

Marie Davis, Executive Lifestyle Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

The night before my first day at Glenbrook North, I was nervous. I was scared about getting lost, but I was mostly fretting about making friends. To ease my nerves, my mom told me a story that I have carried with me throughout my hi... Read more »

Who am I?

Elise Marrinan, Executive Features Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

Hidden in the back of my bookshelf is a dusty old scrapbook that I made in my seventh grade Language Arts class. It is tawdry and tacky, just what you would expect a 13-year-old to find beautiful. While I flipped through pag... Read more »

Most underrated at GBN: Appreciate the little things in life

Eleni Artemas, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

As students at Glenbrook North, we have a lot to be thankful for. But sometimes the little things that make this school that extra bit better go unnoticed and unappreciated. Throughout my four years here, I’ve learned to ap... Read more »

One door closes, another opens

Britni Berg, News Editor

May 24, 2012

Filed under OpEd

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

Filed under OpEd

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

Filed under OpEd

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 »

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