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Bill aims to prevent student censorship

Anushka Kalra, staff reporter

May 27, 2016

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A bill upholding the First Amendment rights of student publications was unanimously passed by the Illinois House of Representatives in February and is being reviewed by the Senate. The bill is a part of The New Voices movemen...

Old News: Vietnam War Teach-Ins

Maeve Plunkett, staff reporter

May 27, 2016

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In April, South students from STAND for Peace held teach-ins, public information sessions, for all freshman history classes about topics ranging from freedom of speech to the contested genocide in Burma as well as the refugee...

GBS Debate begins preparation for Nationals

Corinne Shaw, staff reporter

May 15, 2016

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South seniors Vignes Alla, Michael Callahan, Brian Roche, and Doug Stryker will participate in the National Debate and Speech Tournament to be held June 12 through June 17 in Salt Lake City, Utah. GBS placed third in 2012, second in 2013, first in...

South French students participate in cultural exchange

Lizzie Garvey, staff reporter

May 13, 2016

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Over spring break, 10 sophomores and juniors from South traveled to France for 10 days for the French exchange program. South students came back with participating French students, who stayed in Glenview until April 22, accordin...

GBS students place, advance in national math competition

Maeve Plunkett and Mary Grace Reynolds

April 22, 2016

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GBS students placed highly in the American Mathematics Competition (AMC) and American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME) in January and March respectively. Students from high-level math classes and members of the math te...

New Illinois legislation encourages South to re-evaluate discipline

Katie Cavender, co-news editor

April 22, 2016

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A new law regarding student discipline will go into effect Sept. 15, changing requirements for administrators with regards to suspensions and expulsions. The law, entitled Public Act 99-456, states that school officials must lim...

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