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Raiders embrace a jolly comfort

Raiders embrace a jolly comfort

Jessica Arnold, Editor-In-Chief

December 15, 2016


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Glenbard South High School kicked off its spirit week by wearing pajamas to school Monday, December 12. There were a variety of pajamas ranging from footie pajamas, flannel pajama pants and even bath robes paired with cute slippers. “I think it’s really cozy,and I think it provides a lot of m...

Chicago’s deadly cycle

Chicago’s deadly cycle

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer

December 14, 2016


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As of December 10, 701 homicides have occurred in the city of Chicago since the beginning of 2016. The 700 mark was reached around 6:20 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, when a 25 year old was shot in the abdomen while driving and crashed into a bus shelter on South Cottage Grove Avenue. On that same day ...

Glenbard South, saving hearts one at a time

Glenbard South, saving hearts one at a time

Nicole Dede, Writer

December 10, 2016


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Glenbard South partnered with Young Hearts for Life to offer a free EKG heart test for anyone who wanted it. The test was done during students’ gym period in the gym on December 1.     An electrocardiogram or EKG has been used to record the electrical activity of the heart and transfer it on...

Four-way talk held between Russia, Ukraine

Four-way talk held between Russia, Ukraine

Kajal Patel, Bottom Line Editor

December 9, 2016


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Germany and France held a four-way talk with Ukraine and Russia to help relieve the conflicts between the two countries. The talks were held in Minsk on Tuesday November 29. "Even if we don't manage to find the big solution for the crisis, talks like these are simply necessary to make sure the situation...

Glenbard South plans exciting Holiday Week

Glenbard South plans exciting Holiday Week

Olivia Bachar, News Writer

December 8, 2016


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Winter is coming and that means snow, hot chocolate and most importantly  holidays. To celebrate, Student Council is hosting Holiday Week 12/12 - 12/16. First off, Monday will be Lazy Pajama Day. Following that, Tuesday will be Holiday Hat and Sock Day. Then Wednesday will be Ugly Sweater Day. ...

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Valerie Glazier, Writer

December 8, 2016


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Inspired from a German Christkindlmarket in Nuremberg, Chicago hopes to bring European tradition to life. The first festival started in 1996 and has recurred every year from November 18- December 24 in Chicago. The festival will take place in the Daley Plaza between Washington and Clark Streets. Getting ...

The Ohio State University tastes tragedy

The Ohio State University tastes tragedy

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer

November 29, 2016


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At 9:52 a.m. on Monday, November 28, Abdul Razak Ali Artan rammed his car into a group of students near Watts Hall of Ohio State University. After crashing his car, Artan chased students with a large knife that he held in his hand. Luckily, officer Alan Horujko was present at the violent scene as it unra...

NHS hosts car wash

NHS hosts car wash

Olivia Bachar, News Writer

September 15, 2016


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The Glenbard South NHS Car wash took place on September 10, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the bus zone by the Glenbard South High School tower. Each wash was be $5. The car wash has given back to the community and has helped members represent principles and tenet foundations they have built themselves ...

GBS hosts food drive

GBS hosts food drive

Jess Arnold, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2016


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Glenbard South High School hosted a food drive along with a football game Friday, September 2. Patrons and players were encouraged to drop of non-perishable goods in bins at the entrance of the football game.   South’s food drive was part of September’s Hunger Action Month started by Fe...

Glenbard South teachers welcome parents

Glenbard South teachers welcome parents

Laurel Bacote, Assitant Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2016


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On Thursday, September 1 at 6:30 p.m., parents had the opportunity to walk through their child’s schedule and meet his or her teachers. It was a beneficial event for the parents and the teachers because it gave each party involved the chance to learn something that they did not already know, whether...

Earthquake strikes Italy

Earthquake strikes Italy

Yusuf Baggia, News Writer

September 2, 2016


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On August 24, an earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 struck central Italy. In response, funeral prayers took place in the town of Ascoli Piceno beginning Monday, August 29. As a result, a local gym was turned into a funeral hall while a basketball net was used as the backdrop of the altar. Don Sante Bartell...

A summer in Rio

A summer in Rio

Olivia Bachar, Writer

August 16, 2016


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  The summer Olympics are here again for the 31st time. The games have 207 nations competing in 306 events with a total of over 11,000 athletes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Olympics are important, as they are a long standing tradition that showcases the talents of accomplished athletes. The g...

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