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A year-long pandemic

A year-long pandemic

Kathy Georgieva, Bottom Line Writer March 24, 2021

One year ago, on March 13, the United States went into lockdown. This past year has gone down as one of the toughest times in many peoples’ lives, but the light at the end of the tunnel is getting closer...

The 2021 Summer Olympics

The 2021 Summer Olympics

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer March 24, 2021

The announcement that the Summer Olympics will be taking place this year raises questions about how it will be structured compared to previous years without having to navigate through a global pandemic.  The...

The Legacy of Malcolm X

The Legacy of Malcolm X

Zainab Talha, Bottom Line Editor February 24, 2021

Born in 1925 as Malcolm Little, and buried in 1965 as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz, Malcolm X was a prodigious figure in African American history and the fight for civil rights in the United States. His struggle...

The Origins of Black History Month

The Origins of Black History Month

Kathy Georgieva, Bottom Line Writer February 23, 2021

Black History Month is a time to recognize and celebrate achievements of honorary African American figures and the impactful role they played in the history of our nation.    The story of Black...

Black History Month Art Contest at Glenbard South

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer February 23, 2021

Black Excellence United Club has decided to hold an art contest for all students in order to honor the figures in black history as well as give students an opportunity to show off their creativity.    ...

Mutating Coronavirus – how new COVID strains will affect us

Kathy Georgieva, Bottom Line Writer January 25, 2021

The pandemic is not over yet. Just as cases seemed to be getting under control, recently a new coronavirus variant has been identified in Britain. The CDC has announced that this strain of COVID is likely...

Inaguration Updates

Inaguration Updates

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer January 15, 2021

The date has been set for the presidential inauguration to take place on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. What can the public expect after the terrible series of events which took place just last week?  An...

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

Zainab Talha, Bottom Line Editor December 17, 2020

Winter is one of the times of the year most often associated with holiday traditions. Although not everyone has the same traditions or practices, there are similarities between everyone. One commonality...

Five effective ways to de-stress

Five effective ways to de-stress

Kathy Georgieva, Bottom Line Writer December 2, 2020

The holidays are the most wonderful time of year, but for some, they are the most stressful. With frantic holiday shopping approaching and countless tests and exams right around the corner, it is important...

Getting tired of COVID as cases go up

Getting tired of COVID as cases go up

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer December 2, 2020

COVID-19 cases have been on a very steep incline in the United States, with more and more people testing positive for the disease. The more tired people get about following guidelines and restrictions,...

E-Learning Proves Beneficial

E-Learning Proves Beneficial

Zainab Talha, Bottom Line Editor November 5, 2020

In the lives of students, the past couple months have drastically affected their educational experiences and pursuits. Although most have considered e-learning a hindrance to their academic progression,...

Election Controversy

Election Controversy

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer November 3, 2020

The upcoming election has been the topic of conversation since February of this year, and  there have been numerous controversies that have riddled this election with some even claiming it is the most...

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