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More than just the dance team

More than just the dance team

Anna Novy, Nations Editor

October 8, 2018


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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