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Crossing the Line: Is the College of DuPage Police Department doing its job?

Crossing the Line: Is the College of DuPage Police Department doing its job?

Greg Kozlick, Sports & Social Media Editor

February 2, 2018


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In an effort to keep college campuses safe and secure, a vast majority of universities in the United States have managed their own police departments. In fact, The Atlantic reported that over 92% of public colleges in the US have been equipped with sworn and armed law enforcement officials. The College...

Giving time, receiving gratification

Giving time, receiving gratification

Ava Childs, Journalism Student

December 11, 2017


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Giving back to the community can make a person feel good inside, while also looking good on resumes and college applications. If one is interested in joining a fun and successful volunteer organization, Habitat for Humanity is the perfect opportunity.   Habitat for Humanity is a global, nonprofit...

Check for chess

Check for chess

Jackson Tovian, Journalism Student

December 4, 2017


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Chess is a game of strategy and perfect information. Billions of different games and moves are played in the game of chess; a true test of wits. If this sounds interesting to you, the Glenbard South chess team has meetings in the LRC or commons every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.         ...

Need for knowledge

Need for knowledge

Emma Taylor, Journalism Student

December 4, 2017


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“One figure in this film takes his girlfriend Celia out to a Japanese Restaurant until his friend storms in and causes a scare. The main character in this film gets banished to the Himalayas, where they stay with the Yeti, voiced by John Ratzenberge. One protagonist replaces Henry J. Waternoose as...

Outlet for academic students

Outlet for academic students

Sabine Kempfe, Editor-In-Chief

December 4, 2017


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The average high school student has a lot of problems to juggle. From academic issues to personal problems, there are a lot of things for a teenage student to worry about. However, some students find comfort in solving problems. These students are a perfect fit for math team. Math team is a group ...

Cultural awareness at South

Cultural awareness at South

Olivia Kempfe, Writer

November 13, 2017


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Are you interested in learning and sharing African American culture? BEATS is a club that focuses primarily on the spread of awareness of African American culture. They discuss recent topics of interest regarding African Americans. The mission statement of BEATS is “a group of diverse students creating...

Interest for anime

Interest for anime

Olivia Kempfe, Writer

October 24, 2017


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Do you enjoy Japanese animation and literature? Anime dabbles in three main parts of Japanese culture: animation, literature and sometimes food. Anime club currently has 18 members and always welcomes more interested people. Join Anime club to watch Anime movies, talk about mangas and discuss different...

Student Council contributes to school

Student Council contributes to school

Olivia Kempfe, Writer

September 12, 2017


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Ever feel like teachers have way too much power over the events that occur at school? Student Council is a club that gives students a say in what events occur, how they are planned out, and how they are executed. Student Council is open to all students who want to join. Upcoming events that Student Council...

Over 400 dollars raised for welfare clinic

Over 400 dollars raised for welfare clinic

Sabine Kempfe, Editor-In-Chief

August 29, 2017


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The National Honor Society held its annual car wash outside the tower on August 26, 2017. Family members and students lined up to have their cars soaked, rinsed and buffed by NHS members, for only five dollars. The car wash benefitted the Infant Welfare Clinic. This company has worked to assure the...

Awful experiences at Auschwitz

Awful experiences at Auschwitz

Sabine Kempfe, Editor-In-Chief

May 31, 2017


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Joyce Wagner, a survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp, came to Glenbard South on Monday, May 22 to speak about her experiences. She shared her heart-wrenching story with students who gathered in the auditorium to listen. She spoke about the abuse that her family faced, the process of the concentratio...

More coins make more meals

More coins make more meals

Sabine Kempfe, Nation Editor

February 24, 2017


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The lunch periods during Live Life Well Week have been packed with activity. Representatives from Students for Students have been collecting change for the Change Wars to raise money for the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. In addition, on Thursday, February 23, Mrs. Dhebar led a zumba demonstration outside the...

Healthy breakfast fuels brainpower

Healthy breakfast fuels brainpower

Patrick Poirier, Writer

February 24, 2017


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To wrap up Live Life Well Week at Glenbard South, the Food and Family Department hosted an event to give students a chance to get a free healthy breakfast in the morning before their daily schedules commenced. Department Chair for Food and Family, Christa Gifford, stated, “This is a good way to promote...

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