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Now you see it, now you don’t

Now you see it, now you don’t

Abbie Treado, Bottom Line Writer

December 10, 2016


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Snapchat, one of the most unique apps on the market, has undergone many changes since its initial release in 2011. Snapchat started as an image messaging and multimedia application that allows users to share quick photo and video messages as well as receive messages from their friends. 150 million ...

Origins of Christmas

Origins of Christmas

Neelima Mathai

December 10, 2016


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Christmas is a holiday that most people get excited for because schools give a break for at least two weeks. Christians celebrate this holiday as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus Christ. To begin, most traditions people have during this Christmas holiday are exchanging gifts, decorating a ...

History of Kwanza

History of Kwanza

Allie Sims, Writer

December 10, 2016


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With the holiday season in full swing, many American’s are looking forward to the joys of snow, holiday lights and Christmas. However, a less known holiday is also celebrated within the month of December, Kwanzaa. Dr. Maulana Karenga, a black studies professors at California State University c...

Past Halloween trends

Past Halloween trends

Abbie Treado, Bottom Line Writer

October 31, 2016


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Halloween has traditions dating back about 2,000 years, including costumes, masks, festivities and jack-o-lanterns. Within the past 100 years, however, Halloween traditions have changed considerably. Although the concept of wearing costumes for trick-or-treating has been around since at least the late ...

Halloween costume trends

Halloween costume trends

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Editor

October 31, 2016


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The leaves are changing and the weather is getting chilly which means it is time for one of the best holidays of the year, Halloween. Every year, new Halloween costumes come into fashion that are based off popular culture. This year, new costumes have come out that are a complete contrast to past cos...

Are you thinking about college?

Are you thinking about college?

Abbie Treado, Bottom Line Writer

September 15, 2016


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          As senior year begins, the appeal of being at the top of the school is juxtaposed by the intimidating task of applying to colleges. Most seniors at Glenbard South will be applying to colleges or universities this fall with the hope of being accepted into their dream schools. These appl...

Guide to properly preparing for AP exams

Rachel Woods, Writer

May 20, 2016


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Preparing for Advanced Placement exams is not an easy task.  These tests determine whether or not students earn college credit for the courses they complete in high school.  Naturally, there is a lot of pressure on high schoolers to do well on these exams, so preparing for the exams is crucial. Fi...

From diapers to dorm rooms

Tony Raff, Writer

May 20, 2016


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It is that time of year again. High school seniors are just dying to get away from their boring lives and go off to college. At 18 years old, it is time for these kids to grow up and become self-reliant. However, some soon-to-be freshmen do not know how many responsibilities lay ahead of them. In high s...

Prom 2016 makeup tips

Prom 2016 makeup tips

Julia Rausch, Writer

May 20, 2016


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  Prom season is the perfect time to get interested in makeup or just expand one’s knowledge. Prom weather is typically warm, and between dealing with group pictures outside and hitting up the dance floor, one may not want to have to stress about makeup. Different skin types pose challenges for ...

Top four safe activities for after prom

Top four safe activities for after prom

GiDeanLeigh Helck, Writer

May 20, 2016


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It is a Saturday, but not just any Saturday; it is the Saturday of your senior prom, and the last song is almost over. Sure the pictures were long, and the dinner was okay, but you are having the night of your life, and it is just the beginning. For many people the dance is only half of the excitement. The Su...

Best places for prom photos

Best places for prom photos

Julia Rausch, Writer

May 20, 2016


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With prom 2016 right around the corner, many couples, friends and groups will be thinking about their plans for prom. Taking photos before prom is a staple necessity for a great night, but the location is always something to be disputed over. Luckily, there are many nearby places to take photos with scen...

How to have fun and stay safe after prom

How to have fun and stay safe after prom

Sebastian Lilly, Writer

May 20, 2016


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Are you going to prom and can not figure out what you want to do after? There is a wide variety of activities you can do after prom. One of the more popular activities for high school students to do after prom is to go to the beach. There are beaches in Chicago and Indiana, and if you want to go for a ...

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