The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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The news site of Glenbrook South High School.

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Crashing the Party: South students reflect on party culture’s reputation, debate truths and inaccuracies of the stigma

Lauren Frias, Hannah Mason & Dani Tuchman, co-editors-in-chief
February 5, 2016

Headphones in ear and snack bowl in hand, a student lies down in his bed to enjoy a night of solitude. His music stops momentarily, interrupted by a soft “ding”, signaling a new text message. The message...

BEHIND THE BARS: On March 2, Chance the Rapper, Chicago hip-hop artist, tweeted about the anti-anxiety prescription drug Xanax, comparing its popularity to heroin. The Oracle investigated the recreational usage of Xanax, commonly referred to as ‘‘bars’’, among South’s student body.

BEHIND THE BARS: On March 2, Chance the Rapper, Chicago hip-hop artist, tweeted about the anti-anxiety prescription drug Xanax, comparing its popularity to heroin. The Oracle investigated the recreational usage of Xanax, commonly referred to as ‘‘bars’’, among South’s student body.

Madison O’Brien and Hailey Hauldren, editor-in-chief and co-features editor
April 24, 2015

After taking four milligrams of unprescribed Xanax, senior Dylan Waters* was completely at ease. His anxiety vanished, and he felt as if he didn’t have a worry in the world. Waters tagged along to a...

Following plane crash, Meyer continues to recover

Rachel Chmielinski, co-editor-in-chief
April 24, 2015

A two-person recreational plane is flying around Monee, IL on Sept. 7, 2014 with a pilot and Kristin Meyer, orchestra director for the Glenbrooks, in the passenger seat. As an activity at a family get...

Waukegan ends union strike after four weeks

Rachel Chmielinksi, co-editor-in-chief
November 7, 2014

In the neighboring Waukegan school district 60, only a half hour away, approximately 17,000 students from Kindergarten to High School were out of school while the teachers were on strike. The strike began...

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