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Bernie Sanders 2020

Bernie Sanders 2020

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

    As 2019 begins, the 2020 Presidential candidates have emerged.  Senator Bernie Sanders has officially become a candidate, announcing his campaign on a Vermont radio interview.     Previously, Sanders ran in the 2016 election, but lost the Democratic vote to Hillary Clinton. Sander...

Government shutdown

Government shutdown

Gabby Reese, News Writer

February 3, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

With the government shut down and President Trump blaming the Democrats for not paying for the wall, some unseen effects have risen. The TSA has claimed that airports will now be uncharted territory, with thousands of employees calling out of work at day 31 of the government shutdown. The TSA ...

Thanksgiving Schedule

Thanksgiving Schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

November 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Turkey day is almost here! School will begin with a normal schedule on Monday the 19th along with the PLC schedule. Tuesday, the 20th, will follow the regular schedule. There will be no school on the 21st through the 23rd, Wednesday through a Friday. School will resume on November 26th. ...

Lake Geneva ice castles

Lake Geneva ice castles

Will Coleman, News Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This winter, Lake Geneva will be hosting a winter spectacle for all to see. The lake will be transformed into a frozen fairytale land featuring stunning ice castles. The castles will be made entirely by hand, created by arranging 10,000 icicles to provide structure before spraying them with water. Over ...

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Parent-teacher conference schedule

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Actual conferences will take place in the evening, 4-8pm on Wednesday and 2-6pm on Thursday....

Homecoming 2018

Homecoming 2018

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming 2018 was kicked off in a big way! It began on September 28 with the decorating of the hallways. The freshmen made their very own Los Angeles walk of fame with celebrities such as James Charles and Shane Dawson. The sophomores went the extra mile by attaching pool floats around their Miami ...

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence

Tyler Meeks, News Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit North and South Carolina, as well as parts of Virginia, dropping a maximum total of 35.93 inches of rainfall throughout the area. The hurricane originated from a strong tropical wave off the west coast of Africa on August 30th,  2018, and continued through t...

South’s first day back

South’s first day back

Olivia Bachar, News Editor

August 15, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Today, August 15th 2018, is a happy day for enthusiastic students but a sad goodbye to summer for others. It’s the first day of school at Glenbard South! School has started a week early for the second year in a row. This early school comeback allows students to retain more information between school...

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


Filed under Lenses, Nation, Showcase

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...

It’s not all about winning

It’s not all about winning

Bridget Baehl, Journalism Student

February 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The Glenbard South Special Olympic basketball team has been off to a strong start with a 4-4 record. The team has been hoping to improve its record to help the team qualify for state.    Head coach Michael Douglas explained how they have their work cut out for them to make it to state. “We h...

Beyond the Ice: Ryan Newell

Beyond the Ice: Ryan Newell

Greg Kozlick, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Local Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

At this point in the season, senior defenseman Ryan Newell has notched an impressive eight points-four goals and four assists-with two of those points coming in the form of power play goals. Newell has clearly proven himself to be an asset on the ice, but what about when he takes off his skates? Well...

Where the Bears need to improve

Where the Bears need to improve

Eric Arnold, Journalism Student

December 7, 2017


Filed under Local Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The Bears’ 2017 season has been an interesting one to say the least. The Bears have had star rookies start to play and a cycle of quarterbacks halfway through the season. The Bears, 3-8 as of November 26, will still prove there will be room for improvement as the NFL approaches week eleven. Thou...

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