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Stanley-Mania: the bizarre cup craze

Stanley-Mania: the bizarre cup craze

Kevin Pinarkyil, Guest Columnist
February 9, 2024

 It’s impossible to miss the Stanley cup’s impact in the hands of nearly every South student.  With its convenient handle, detachable straw, and vast array of colors, it seems like Stanley cups...

Covid-19 isnt really gone

Covid-19 isn’t really gone

Sara Rahman, Web Editor
February 4, 2024

Remember how terrifying the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic were?  Back then, it felt like the world was ending. I remember spending my days in the early months of 2020 searching for any new information...

Titan Poms Advance to State Championship

Titan Poms Advance to State Championship

Sara Rahman, Web Editor
January 31, 2024

All 22 girls on South’s varsity dance team, the Titan Poms, huddled around nervously, waiting for the selection between 14 other high schools in the Central Suburban League to advance to the state competition...

How AI Affects Learning

How AI Affects Learning

Sara Rahman and Sania Francis
December 18, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used more and more every day in academics, Ann Kotsadam, Math Teacher, said, and that increased use can have negative impacts on students - and their learning, Kotsadam...

Battle of the Bands Breaks Barriers

Battle of the Bands Breaks Barriers

Kaitlyn Jiang, co-A&E Editor
December 14, 2023

The squeal of a mic cut through the chatter filling the bustling East Cafeteria. Bright lights glared down on the bands as they adjusted their guitar straps, microphones, and drums in preparation for their...

Muslim Student Association fosters community with annual fundraising banquet

Muslim Student Association fosters community with annual fundraising banquet

Sara Rahman, Layla Mohamed
December 13, 2023

As the aroma of delicious biryani, falafel, and butter chicken intertwined with the ongoing chatter filled up the East cafeteria, new and old connections were fostered in just a single night. The Muslim...

Tommy the Titan: a behind scenes of South’s prideful mascot

Asma Ghomrawi
December 13, 2023

V-I-C-T-O-R-Y, victory victor, Glenbrook High! The infamous fight song brings so much pride to the South, as does Tommy the Titan! As of the end of last year, South introduced a new and improvised mascot....

Cooking up a storm

Cooking up a storm

Sara Rahman, Web Editor
December 12, 2023

All day, Foods Teacher Kelli McDonald is surrounded by the sounds of pans sizzling, knives chopping, water running, and students cooking up a storm. Foods, an elective offered year-round to all students,...

The Value of a School Does Not Come From Its Name

The Value of a School Does Not Come From Its Name

Quinn Blandford, columnist
November 28, 2023

Almost every conversation I have about college comes down to prestige.  We have been conditioned since early childhood to want to go to prestigious Ivy League schools because we assume that is where...

Cross Country Lends a Hand

Cross Country Lends a Hand

Sara Rahman, Brigitte Sisto
November 25, 2023

In the fall of 1998, runners on South’s boys’ cross country team were looking for a special goal to end their summer running, Hasenstein said. The team realized that donations to the Northfield Food...

Swimming at South: Souths original pool (pictured above, circa 1960s) once hosted both gym classes and swim teams. It was not until the Glenbrook referendum in the summer of 2007 that the second pool was added for the swim team.

South’s Pool hold History and Value

Queen Moshi, Staff Writer
November 20, 2023

The smell of chlorine fills the air as water splashes echo around the pool, with small puddles of water on the ground from people entering and exiting the pool. Not every high school in America has two...

Fantasy Sports club brings real connections

Fantasy Sports club brings real connections

Alex Dardynskiy, Staff Writer
November 9, 2023

The Fantasy Sports Club is a place for students to create and participate in fantasy sports leagues together, share background information on players, and give feedback on each other's teams.  Fantasy...

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