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3D next logical step in movie-watching experience

Chris Altonji, columnist

March 22, 2012

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“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” has become a common phrase in the last few years, but do the three R’s only apply to garbage? Studios have always tried recycling their tried-and-true characters in sequels, but the more recent...

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Zach Van Epps, columnist

March 22, 2012

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A documentary that will capture your interest is Exit Through the Gift Shop, a tale about the underground street art community. Directed by Banksy (a perpetually-masked street artist), Exit follows the life of Thierry Guetta (a...

The September Issue

Khishigdelger Ganbold, co-opinions editor

March 22, 2012

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Drenched in designer duds ranging from a Louis Vuitton skullcap to a jewel-encrusted vintage Piaget “tennis watch”, André Leon Talley, contributing editor for Vogue magazine, embodies the notorious side of fashion, a side w...

Sports traditions bring unification, not intimidation

Thomas Pollick, columnist

March 22, 2012

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A few weeks out of the year you’ll find that it’s incredibly easy to spot me in the hallways. It occurs in mid to late February, before the State swimming meet. My hair becomes bleached a light yellow that can hurt your eyes...

Teenagers deserve harsh cop treatment

Claire Fisher, columnist

March 22, 2012

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The mission statement of the Police Department, according to the Glenview Police Department’s website, is to protect lives and property, enforce the law and keep the peace. But is this peace accomplished at the price of justice...

Teachers take note: respect affects mutually

Bailey Monte, co-web editor

March 22, 2012

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Teens may be self-centered, entitled and obnoxious at times, but they do not, by any means, lack feelings. This is a fact that some teachers seem to forget. Embarrassing students and making them feel stupid, singling students...

Cudi’s duo album WZRD falls short of ‘rock’

Brad Lanphere, columnist

March 22, 2012

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After the releases of Man on The Moon I and II in 2009 and 2010, most Kid Cudi fans expected the third installment of the Man on The Moon saga to be near. What they didn’t expect was what Cudi came out with on Feb. 28. Cu...

Q&A: Behind the screen with @GBSbystander

Kishigdelger Ganbold, co-opinions editor

February 3, 2012

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@GBSbystander is an anonymous Twitter account that has quickly gained popularity tweeting about daily occurrences at South. Co-Opinions Editor Khishigee Ganbold contacted the anonymous tweeter to find out more about the perso...

Hipsters: more to the subculture than big lenses

Zach Van Epps, columnist

February 3, 2012

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As students of South, we are allowed, compared to a lot of other schools, a very lenient dress code. We have no uniform, and basically as long as garments aren’t obscene or offensive, most articles of clothing are fair game. ...

Relationships get complex with technology, age

Chris Altonji, columnist

February 3, 2012

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Remember middle school? For juniors and seniors, that place might be long-forgotten by now, but I want you to try to think back. Maybe what comes to mind first are a couple of those inept teachers, or maybe it’s the school poli...

PE leaders program needs athletic standard

Emma Sailer, asst. opinions editor

February 3, 2012

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GBS stresses many values that students are expected to display on a daily basis, and towards the top of the list is leadership. Several programs at GBS are dedicated to these ideas of guidance and direction. In my opinion, no ...

Dyslexia functions as both struggle and creative gift

Jeff Collins, columnist

February 3, 2012

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So Tom Cruise and I have a couple things in common: we’re both unbelievably good looking and incredibly smooth with the ladies. But that’s a little too obvious. What you may not know is that we both suffer from dyslexia. ...

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