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

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Artistry Through Film: Damien Chazelle’s Filmography

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

Damien Chazelle is a name that reverberates around Hollywood. Chazelle is a director, producer, and screenwriter who is accredited with Whiplash, La La Land, and other notable films. His projects include...

The Different Ways of Expressing Emotions

The Different Ways of Expressing Emotions

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

Emotions are complicated. Everyone feels them, yet no one truly understands them.  The way an individual expresses themselves and their emotions can lead to conflict - or resolution.  Passiveness...

Caption: Julia Butterfly Hill rests on her platform atop Luna. 

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Julia Butterfly Hill

Isha Shah, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

Julia Butterfly Hill dedicated two years of her life to Luna, a 1500-year-old redwood tree, in order to save the tree from being cut down by loggers. Hill lived on a small platform and faced severe weather,...

MLK: A Man Never Forgotten

MLK: A Man Never Forgotten

Alizah Hashmi, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

As January 16th comes around each year, the United States is reminded of an extremely important and influential man in American history: Martin Luther King Jr. He was the voice of the black community from...

Joe Biden with former president Barack Obama in 2015.

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Controversy Sparks in the White House

Alizah Hashmi, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

President Joe Biden is under great scrutiny of the public after it was revealed that his lawyer found sensitive U.S. Intelligence documents in November 2022 in a private office in Washington D.C. According...

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Nonfiction Books to Help Quench Curiosity and Improve Aptitude

Erika Hartman, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

Let’s be honest. Sometimes academic classes are a drag. It can be hard to understand the relevance of what a proton is or does, and remembering the tedious dates of every major historical event seems...

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Abortion Pills-Taking the Next Step in the Fight for Women’s Reproductive Rights

Annika Norquist, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

          On Thursday, January 19th, the FDA released a statement providing alternate forms of access to Mifeprex (mifepristone) to end intrauterine pregnancies through ten weeks gestation,...

The World’s Favorite Feline Fighters

Simona Georgieva, In-Depth Writer December 15, 2022

  Everyone knows of all the heroic tales of soldiers fighting for America, but what about those who work behind the scenes? As shocking as it may be, there were more than just humans enlisted in...

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Favorites of Glenbard South

Samantha Sadorf, In-Depth Writer December 15, 2022

Glenbard South high school has a wide range of classes and clubs. While walking through the hallways you might see certain things that stick out. Students and staff attending Glenbard South have learned...

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The Line

Samantha Sadorf, In-Depth Writer December 15, 2022

DESCRIPTION Seemingly only existing in a dystopian novel, the Line will be a compact city that has all necessities for living inside of it. It will be located in Saudi Arabia and stretches 100 miles...

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Why School Pride is Important

Isha Shah, In-Depth Writer December 15, 2022

School pride is the idea of feeling a connection with the school community and being proud to represent the values of a school. The sense of belonging and pride have positive impacts on the school community...

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A Fight Within: Potential New Therapy for Mental Illness

Alizah Hashmi, In-Depth Writer December 15, 2022

Mental illness has become a rampant problem in America in recent years. Ailments such as anxiety, depression and stress disorders are slowly becoming a reality for most. According to Banyan Mental Health,...

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