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Republicans rush approval of tax cut bill

Republicans rush approval of tax cut bill

Salim Aboufariss, Writer

December 13, 2017


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A new tax cut bill rushed by the GOP has just been cleared by the Senate. Republicans and Democrats quarreled over the effects and possible aftermath of the proposed bill. Democrats called the tax plan “a godsend to corporations and the rich,” while Republicans claimed the very opposite, maintaining...

Shooter kills 26 in Sutherland Springs Church

Dimitar Spasovki, Writer

December 4, 2017


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On November 5th, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, killing 26 people and injuring another 20. Kelley was later found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. This mass shooting has affected many families in Sutherland Springs. In an interview by O...

Trump returns from Asia tour

Salim Aboufariss, Writer

December 3, 2017


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Over the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has been overseas, doing a five country Asian tour. After meeting with the leaders of Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, Trump returned this November 14. According to CNN, the purpose of the President’s visits have been to bu...

A Glenbard South Production of Oliver!

A Glenbard South Production of Oliver!

Mikey Reif, Writer

November 15, 2017


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This fall, the Glenbard South Theater department is putting on a production of the renowned musical, Oliver!. Oliver! is an adaption of the classic tale of Oliver Twist. The musical follows a young boy, Oliver, played by Ian Rose, as he falls into a group of lowly street villains. He meets...

Chicagoland business aids in Harvey relief efforts

Chicagoland business aids in Harvey relief efforts

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

September 18, 2017


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A few weeks ago, NBC 5 interviewed locals about donating food, clothing, and other necessities to those affected by hurricane Harvey. One of those locals was a woman by the name of Jorja Coulter, an employee at Broadview based National Van Lines. She discussed that they would help drive the supplies...

Twice the excitement; an eclipse and an evacuation

Twice the excitement; an eclipse and an evacuation

Habiba Ishtiaq, News Writer

August 23, 2017


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On Monday August 21st, Glenbard South had an eclipse evacuation drill. All the students and staff met at the football field to watch the solar eclipse during 8th period. Every student and staff member were given NASA approved glasses for safety precautions. Even though it was cloudy, students and te...

Back To School

Tristan Arlos, Cartoonist

August 16, 2017


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Community Read Coming Soon

Community Read Coming Soon

Habiba Ishtiaq, News Writer

August 14, 2017


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Another year, another possibility for prosperity. The possibility to come together in times of hardships, in need of help and more struggles one faces. The Glenbard Parent Series has been the way to strive and to find a solution for not only students, but also for parents. The GPS, Glenbard Par...

March on

March on

Patrick Poirier, Writer

January 22, 2017


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The Women’s March on Washington happened in the streets of Chicago on Saturday, January 21. Men and women of all ethnicities and values held their signs high on Columbus Drive and chanted for the power of democracy. Chicago was recorded to have nearly 250,000 people throughout the streets marching...

Fidel Castro dies at 90

Fidel Castro dies at 90

Justin Goetz, Writer

December 16, 2016


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As a tragedy for some and intense joy for others, famed revolutionary Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro past away at the age of 90. Castro was a main contributor to bringing the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and tormented more than eleven U.S Presidents during his era. During his politic...

O’Hare international workers go on strike for $15 wage

O’Hare international workers go on strike for $15 wage

Nicole Dede, Writer

December 15, 2016


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    More than a hundred workers went on strike outside the terminals of O’Hare airport on November 29 at noon. They were fighting for a $15 minimum wage and union rights.    Service Employees International Union organized the strike. The workers on strike were baggage handlers, wheelchair at...

A morning with Santa

A morning with Santa

Olivia Bachar, News Writer

December 15, 2016


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We have arrived upon the most wonderful time of the year: the holidays. To celebrate, the Glenbard South choir held a Breakfast with Santa. McDonald's pancakes and Starbucks coffee were served for the breakfast. Mrs. Skizas, the choir director, stated, “So many groups pitched in like Habitats for Hu...

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