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

A step forward; the approval of the Pfizer vaccine

A step forward; the approval of the Pfizer vaccine

Kathy Georgieva, In-Depth Editor September 15, 2021

As the world was beginning to transition back to normalcy, new obstacles, such as the Delta variant, have made it much more challenging to control the virus. However, the horizon is looking closer ever...

Paralympics

Paralympics

Jason Lo, In-Depth Writer September 15, 2021

As the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics are raging on, let’s take a look at the history of this grand event that celebrates the diversity of people all around the world. The modern day Paralympics started off...

Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

Lauren Field, In-Depth Writer September 15, 2021

After being shot by the Taliban for daring to receive an education, Malala Yousafzai made a choice - she would not live a quiet life after a lifetime of activism. At the age of eleven years old, after...

COVID-19 Booster Shots

COVID-19 Booster Shots

Matilda McLaren, Sports Editor September 15, 2021

The United States has recently encountered another wave of the coronavirus pandemic, and health officials as well as the Biden administration are searching for robust solutions. This news has been connected...

How does climate change affect human aggression?

How does climate change affect human aggression?

Erika Hartman, In-Depth Writer September 15, 2021

In the current social-political climate, global warming is all the rage. Our headlines constantly read about how climate change is affecting the air quality or the coral reefs, but something much less...

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India’s deadly second wave of COVID

Zainab Talha, Bottom Line Editor April 30, 2021

While the number of vaccinated citizens in the U.S. has continued to increase, India is in the midst of a raging war against a second wave of COVID. This new surge has shown threats of a new deadly variant...

Police brutality on the rise

Police brutality on the rise

Gabby Jagelaite, Bottom Line Writer April 30, 2021

Just a couple minutes spent listening to the news, it would not be surprising to hear of another attack on the African American community, another murder of an innocent life. As a country, people have...

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.    ...

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