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October Likes & Gripes

Editorial Board

October 26, 2012

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Letter to the Editor: Voteless doesn’t mean voiceless

David Shekman, Junior

September 28, 2012

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Why doesn’t our generation care? Yes, many of us can’t vote until the next election four years from now. But doesn’t our voice still carry some weight? In an age where technology has made access to media instant, and...

One team, one heartbeat

Adam Goldsher, Page Editor

September 28, 2012

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Coach Pieper called us over and told us not to put on our helmets, something we had been trained to do since fifth grade. We took a knee; something on his face wasn’t right. Nobody said anything. We all were waiting to find out what was going on. Everyone was ner...

It’s not over until the clock hit 0:00

Jessica Hoffen, Executive Features Editor

September 28, 2012

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After three quarters, green helmets still dot the field and huge fluorescent lights still attempt to play the role of the sun. The scoreboard is still glowing, revealing a likely loss, a win or that nothing has been decided. The Spartans could be shutting ...

Editorial: Stay Classy, Spartans?

Editorial Board

September 28, 2012

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Storming the field was one thing. We get it. In that moment, months of intense emotions spilled dramatically forth as hundreds of Spartans hopped the fence and poured onto Glenbrook South’s brand new turf. Administrators looked...

Excuses, excuses

Mikail Siddiki, Executive Sports Editor

May 24, 2012

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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...

Discover what truly matters

Michael Hammer, Editor-at-Large

May 24, 2012

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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...

Try not to burn any bridges

Austin Gundry, Copy Editor

May 24, 2012

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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...

How to win at life in five steps

Graicey Van Spankeren, Executive Opinions Editor

May 24, 2012

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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...

Try new things

Andrew Salomone, Staff Writer

May 24, 2012

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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...

Exploring your interests

Kyle Grundy, Features Editor

May 24, 2012

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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...

Ironing out expectations

Marie Davis, Executive Lifestyle Editor

May 24, 2012

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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...

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