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Marijuana’s first month legal: South students, staff reflect on impacts of new Illinois law

Gwyn Skiles and Maggie Baumstark

February 14, 2020

From political campaign stages to casual sidewalk conversations, the question of the legalization of marijuana has long been a hotly debated topic. Illinois recently took a powerful stride in the debate, passing a law at the b...

Functional fitness: renovations in fitness center

Chloe Arciero, asst. news editor

February 14, 2020

After undergoing large-scale renovations, South’s Fitness Center reopened for students and staff as a more organized and useful space, the administration said. These renovations, which began on Jan. 9 and ended on Jan. 23, i...

Misinterpretations of link lunch policy cause confusion

Anne Ribordy and Noah Walch

December 20, 2019

Students who spend their unscheduled time, such as lunch and SRT, in the link this year have faced the consequence of being kicked out of the area by paraprofessionals. However, the deans’ office does not forbid the use of the...

Wellness workshop initiates mental health conversation, proves ineffective

Maddie Cloutier and Jessie Norwood

December 20, 2019

This year, South held its first ever all-school workshop, which focused on the general wellness of the student body. Opinions on the workshop were divided between the students who did not enjoy it and the staff involved in pl...

History made: winningest team at South brings home another strong finish

Chloe Arciero and Maggie Baumstark

December 20, 2019

South’s Horticulture team took 11th place at the National Floriculture Career Development Event (Floriculture) on the weekend of Oct. 29 in Indianapolis, placing the highest that the team has ever finished at the event, said J...

New athletic dress code creates equity

Jonas Evans, staff writer

November 15, 2019

In almost any photo of a cross country practice, there are boys who have no fear of  showing skin. That image, however, will not be seen around the Glenbrook South sports complex after an Athletic Department rule change this ye...

Concessions transformed into new coffee bar

Max Beitzel and Emily Pavlik

November 15, 2019

As South students walked through the hallways during the third week of the school year, they discovered that their old concession stand had been turned into a coffee bar. Next to the dome, four new tables stood their ground, and m...

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