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March on

March on

Patrick Poirier, Writer
January 22, 2017
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The Women’s March on Washington happened in the streets of Chicago on Saturday, January 21. Men and women of all ethnicities and values held their signs high on Columbus Drive and chanted for the power of democracy. Chicago was recorded to have nearly 250,000 people throughout the streets marching...

Fidel Castro dies at 90

Fidel Castro dies at 90

Justin Goetz, Writer
December 16, 2016
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As a tragedy for some and intense joy for others, famed revolutionary Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro past away at the age of 90. Castro was a main contributor to bringing the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and tormented more than eleven U.S Presidents during his era. During his politic...

O’Hare international workers go on strike for $15 wage

O’Hare international workers go on strike for $15 wage

Nicole Dede, Writer
December 15, 2016
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    More than a hundred workers went on strike outside the terminals of O’Hare airport on November 29 at noon. They were fighting for a $15 minimum wage and union rights.    Service Employees International Union organized the strike. The workers on strike were baggage handlers, wheelchair at...

A morning with Santa

A morning with Santa

Olivia Bachar, News Writer
December 15, 2016
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We have arrived upon the most wonderful time of the year: the holidays. To celebrate, the Glenbard South choir held a Breakfast with Santa. McDonald's pancakes and Starbucks coffee were served for the breakfast. Mrs. Skizas, the choir director, stated, “So many groups pitched in like Habitats for Hu...

Raiders embrace a jolly comfort

Raiders embrace a jolly comfort

Jessica Arnold, Editor-In-Chief
December 15, 2016
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Glenbard South High School kicked off its spirit week by wearing pajamas to school Monday, December 12. There were a variety of pajamas ranging from footie pajamas, flannel pajama pants and even bath robes paired with cute slippers. “I think it’s really cozy,and I think it provides a lot of m...

Chicago’s deadly cycle

Chicago’s deadly cycle

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer
December 14, 2016
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As of December 10, 701 homicides have occurred in the city of Chicago since the beginning of 2016. The 700 mark was reached around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, when a 25 year old was shot in the abdomen while driving and crashed into a bus shelter on South Cottage Grove Avenue. On that same day ...

Glenbard South, saving hearts one at a time

Glenbard South, saving hearts one at a time

Nicole Dede, Writer
December 10, 2016
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Glenbard South partnered with Young Hearts for Life to offer a free EKG heart test for anyone who wanted it. The test was done during students’ gym period in the gym on December 1.     An electrocardiogram or EKG has been used to record the electrical activity of the heart and transfer it on...

Four-way talk held between Russia, Ukraine

Four-way talk held between Russia, Ukraine

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Editor
December 9, 2016
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Germany and France held a four-way talk with Ukraine and Russia to help relieve the conflicts between the two countries. The talks were held in Minsk on Tuesday November 29. "Even if we don't manage to find the big solution for the crisis, talks like these are simply necessary to make sure the situation...

Glenbard South plans exciting Holiday Week

Glenbard South plans exciting Holiday Week

Olivia Bachar, News Writer
December 8, 2016
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Winter is coming and that means snow, hot chocolate and most importantly  holidays. To celebrate, Student Council is hosting Holiday Week 12/12 - 12/16. First off, Monday will be Lazy Pajama Day. Following that, Tuesday will be Holiday Hat and Sock Day. Then Wednesday will be Ugly Sweater Day. ...

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Valerie Glazier, Writer
December 8, 2016
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Inspired from a German Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg, Chicago hopes to bring European tradition to life. The first festival started in 1996 and has recurred every year from November 18- December 24 in Chicago. The festival will take place in the Daley Plaza between Washington and Clark Streets. Getting ...

The Ohio State University tastes tragedy

The Ohio State University tastes tragedy

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer
November 29, 2016
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At 9:52 a.m. on Monday, November 28, Abdul Razak Ali Artan rammed his car into a group of students near Watts Hall of Ohio State University. After crashing his car, Artan chased students with a large knife that he held in his hand. Luckily, officer Alan Horujko was present at the violent scene as it unra...

NHS hosts car wash

NHS hosts car wash

Olivia Bachar, News Writer
September 15, 2016
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The Glenbard South NHS Car wash took place on September 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the bus zone by the Glenbard South High School tower. Each wash was be $5. The car wash has given back to the community and has helped members represent principles and tenet foundations they have built themselves ...

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