The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

Illustrator: Elise Fey
The Beauty of Cringy Christmas Hallmark Movies
Ella Pope, School News Editor • January 8, 2024
The true usefulness of AP classes is of popular debate for Glenbard South students.  Source: College Board
The Efficacy of AP Courses
Augusta Leimonas, Opinions Writer • October 26, 2023
Many pet owners would attest to the mental benefits of being around animals. Source: One Green Planet
Are pets good for mental health?
Wardah Fazil, Opinions Writer • September 27, 2023
The introduction of the Glenbard Hour has elicited varied reactions from students. Source: Mrs. Santee
Student Opinions on the New Schedule
Ella Pope, Opinions Writer • April 10, 2023
Source: Unsplash - Aaron Burden
In-Depth
The Benefits of Journaling
Kathy Georgieva, In-Depth Editor • February 8, 2024

One of the easiest and most effective forms of self-care is at your fingertips, all you need is a notebook, pen and patience for reflection....

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AP Literature: A Glimpse into Current Students’ Experiences
Emma Pekkarinen, Editor in Chief • February 8, 2024

In room 100, the bell rings and students find their seats. However, this is no ordinary English class - it  is the only section of AP English...

Winter Fashion 2024: A Style From The Past
Anna Cleland, Scoop Writer • February 8, 2024

Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Princess Diana, David Beckham, George Clooney and Paul Newman: these are just some of the people that inspire the...

Award shows are not only spectacles of star power, but also fashion. (Source: USA Today)
Award Shows: Pop Culture in a Nutshell
Kendall Ullrick, Scoop Writer • February 8, 2024

From dresses to drama, award shows have always drawn the public’s attention, remaining popular throughout numerous decades. One night a year,...

“A Very Large Expanse of Sea” was published on October 16, 2018. (Source: Goodreads)
Searching for Humanity in “A Very Large Expanse of Sea”
Haley Wong, Editor In Chief • February 8, 2024

I have been in a reading slump for over a year now, and I have tried everything to get out of it. I made a Goodreads account, thinking that seeing...

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Winning Glenbard Cup, 2023
Kickoff Into Girls' Soccer Season: All Are Welcome
Sofia Alcala, Sports Writer • February 8, 2024

May flowers aren’t the only thing April showers bring; the Glenbard South girls’ soccer season is just around the corner! Whether you’ve...

Leave It All On The Dance Floor
Jillian DeMayo, Sports Writer • February 8, 2024

365 days in a year, and 364 of them are used to practice, but that one day is when it all matters. In fact it is just 2 minutes and 46 seconds...

Raider Dance Team Makes State Finals
Raider Dance Team Makes State Finals
Alexandra Yates, Sports Writer • February 8, 2024

The 2023-24 Raider Dance Team (RDT) has done it again! RDT qualified for IHSA State for their fourth year, 2024 being the third year in a row...

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My Existence
Izma Khan February 9, 2024

Exist, persist, resist, insist, Why assume I seek your favor? Your opinions, a fleeting flavor, In a dystopia of wine, you persist, Reality...

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