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TV shows influence style, shape wardrobe

TV shows influence style, shape wardrobe

Ava Mazzei, asst. a&e editor
May 9, 2018

Numerous aspects of my life inspire me daily, and I’m shameless to say that the TV shows I watch have been key in influencing my style all throughout high school. Netflix has touched my life for good,...

Conspiracy theories gain traction through media

Conspiracy theories gain traction through media

Ava Mazzei and Sofia Snyder
March 16, 2018

In 1969, Americans celebrated Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon; however, according to space.com, roughly seven percent of Americans believe that NASA faked the moon landing. Through different...

Call Me By Your Name allows for self-reflection, acceptance of vulnerability

Call Me By Your Name allows for self-reflection, acceptance of vulnerability

Ava Mazzei, asst. a&e editor
February 28, 2018

I’ve seen the movie twice. I’ve read the book. To say that the film Call Me By Your Name is good would be quite the understatement. In fact, naming this film as any one thing is difficult for me. There...

REVAMPED ROCKSTAR :  Performing her newest album Joanne, Lady Gaga demonstrates her new style, replacing pop with alternative rock. This album shows a more personal side to Gaga.

Lady Gaga releases Joanne, exposes fresh musical style

Ava Mazzei, asst. a&e editor
November 10, 2017

When I think of Lady Gaga, I think big: meat dress, auto-tune, sparkles and techno-pop. So naturally you can imagine my surprise when I put on the first track of Gaga’s new album, Joanne. Despite Gaga’s...

KILLER KIM:  Senior co-captain Eden Kim helps lead the De La Cru team at the Pep Rally. Kim and fellow co-captain Chloe McKerr say they are attempting to develop new styles for the team this year.

De La Cru reflects on team, unique beginnings in dance

Ava Mazzei, asst. a&e editor
November 10, 2017

De La who? That’s right, it’s De La Cru. This season, De La Cru is starting fresh with a new team as well as a new style. Despite these new changes, the team still recalls where they came from, and...

Graduating Greg:  Leading South’s band members, Greg Wojcik, head band director, prepares to conduct his final concert at South. Wojcik has been a member of the Titan family for 38 years and is retiring this year.

Wojcik concludes final year at South, leaves lasting bonds

Leah Dunne and Ava Mazzei
May 26, 2017

“One band, one family.” This has been the motto of the GBS band program for the past 38 years under the direction of Band Director Greg Wojcik. According to Wojcik, this motto has been something he...

Ranging in height and shape, these buildings share a resemblance to building blocks, which is why senior Megan Sheqiladze, who took this photo, titled it Legos. According to Sheqiladze, she gets a lot of inspiration from urban scenes, specifically Chicago.

Sheqiladze inspires others with photography, impassioned by Chicago

Ava Mazzei, staff reporter
May 12, 2017

According to Photography Teacher Amie Elliott, a camera is essentially an eyeball. Similarly, senior Photographer Megan Sheqiladze says that photography is the art of capturing an exact moment. Sheqiladze...

SMILING FOR   SCHOLARSHIPS: Posing in front of her Illinois High School Art Exhibition (IHSAE) photo, sophomore Yoon Kim shows her submission entitled “Beauty in Decay.” At the competition, Kim received a $1000 scholarship to attend a summer workshop at the precollege of the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Students showcase art at IHSAE, receive recognition

March 21, 2017

Art, according to French artist Edgar Degas, is not what you see; rather, it’s what you make others see. Seniors Dasha German and Jiyeon Lee, junior Kaya Dlouchy, sophomore Yoon Kim and freshman Sara...

GBS TV students discuss passion for film

Ava Mazzei, staff reporter
February 23, 2017

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of Glenbrook South Television or what really happens behind the Friday morning announcements, the fall sports clips, and the famous lip dubs? Members...

Lasky directs final dance show, encapsulates theme of flight

Ava Mazzei, staff reporter
December 25, 2016

There is something mysterious about the way she moves. The dancer slightly parts her lips and inhales. She pops her hip and sways with the rhythm as the wind swirls through her hair and rustles her eyelashes....

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