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BEU

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

September 6, 2019

Black Excellence United, BEU, is a club made to unite the young African American students of Glenbard South. Sponsored by Miss Teague, the president is senior Syrai McKenzie. Joe Walker, senior, describes BEU as “A place where African Americans can come together to discuss issues about the commun...

Habitat for humanity

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

September 6, 2019

With the start of the new school year, students are looking to begin the year with a fresh start by expanding the activities they participate in. Whether it is concern over college, looking to try something new, or wanting to be more involved, any moral reason to join a new club is a good reason. Ha...

Future physicians

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

February 3, 2019

In the world today, the medical field contains a vast range of occupations that all help to benefit society. When considering entering the medical field, it may be difficult to determine which job would be best to work in. As a result, the Future Medical Professionals Club has been formed to make the...

Homework help

Anna Novy, Nation Editor

February 3, 2019

As second semester begins, more clubs are being created here at South. Homework Club is now up and running. Mrs. Pero, the sponsor, runs it after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Everyone is welcome to come after school until 3 p.m. to work on homework, assignments or just for extr...

More than just the dance team

More than just the dance team

Anna Novy, Nations Editor

October 8, 2018

Dance—jazz, hip-hop, lyrical, ballet, tap and more. While there is dance team at South which practices early in the morning and has choreographed dances, others may not enjoy this. Luckily, there are clubs here at South that provide the fun and joy that dance can bring without the complications and c...

Chess is not just a game

Olivia Kempfe, Nations Writer

October 8, 2018

Chess is a game that does not focus on the physical abilities of the player, but rather their mental and intellectual abilities. Chess Team comes together to focus on building and applying its abilities on the chess board in practices and meets, while also teaching students life lessons. In a typical practi...

Opportunities to get involved

Ellie Hecker, Nation Writer

September 18, 2018

If you are a student who wants to get involved in school and join a community, here are a few of the many clubs at Glenbard South: Black Education United Advisor: Carmen Teague Email: [email protected] Club Information: A club that celebrates African-American history, culture, music, and...

Spamalot: Behind the Scenes

Olivia Kempfe, Nation Writer

September 16, 2018

The fall musical is the event that will kick off the school year’s theater trilogy, consisting of Spamalot, 30 plays in 60 minutes for the winter show, and Figments for the spring show. This musical will be a comedic parody based off of Monty Python and the Holy Grail. A key part of every play or musical...

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

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

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

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

“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...

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