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Language liasions branch into South

Language liasions branch into South

Reese Foxman, staff writer
February 16, 2024

South has a large and diverse community that creates many unique opportunities for its students, Christine Anderson, Liaison’s Instructional Supervisor , said. However, language barriers can prevent...

Investing in your future

Investing in your future

Bailey Baker, staff writer
April 21, 2023

Every other Wednesday morning in Room 1137, South students gather to talk about money and strategies for smart investing at Investments Club, junior member Dylan Monagan said. The world of stocks, investment...

Etruscan excellence

Etruscan excellence

Max Beitzel, asst. features editor
April 21, 2023

Each year, students and parents look forward to having a yearbook that encompasses the entire school year in their hands. The yearbook staff ensures that the final copy held by South students is high quality,...

The final blow: vaping addiction in adolescence

The final blow: vaping addiction in adolescence

Sofia Cole and Sarah Al-Jawhar
March 17, 2023

Vaping has become something that more teens are turning to, as 14.1 percent of high school students said they recently used an e-cigarette or other vape product, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

The Oracle holiday gift guide

Tara Wirtschoreck, asst. features editor
December 17, 2021

For the sweet tooth: Custom Chocolate box   Chocolate makes a delicious gift, and Fannie-May is one of the best chocolate brands out there. A personalized box is great for a picky sweet tooth...

In dark times, students look to holiday traditions for light

In dark times, students look to holiday traditions for light

Chloe Arciero, Dani Carr, and Grace Clark
December 18, 2020

Hanukkah  The aromatic smell of latkes drifts around the room and friends and family chatter away as they cook up fried oreos, doughnuts, snickers and anything else they can get their hands on. This...

Dutiful Diana: Holding her platoon’s flag, Diana Starcevich marches during basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Starcevich was about 20 at the time.

South celebrates its veterans

Sloane Shabelman, staf writer
November 15, 2019

Diana Starcevich of Glenbrook South’s English Department woke up on November 11 to dozens of texts flooding her phone: her family, friends, and even high school acquaintances were reaching out to her,...

Students with insomnia share struggles

Students with insomnia share struggles

Lexi Babich and Shannon Mathew
November 15, 2019

We have all heard the constant reprimands from doctors and parents: “Teenagers need at least eight hours of sleep each night!” But how many of us actually do get “enough” sleep? Less than 15 percent...

Illustration by Patsy Carolan

Students reflect on stress caused by social media

Shannon Mathew, staff writer
October 4, 2019

What would life be like without social media? Happier, according to a 2017 article called “Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?” published in The Atlantic. Teens who spend more time looking at...

Illustration by Patsy Carolan

South students collect vinyl records, offer different musical experiences

Zoe Dellis, staff reporter
December 14, 2018

Senior Logan Steenbergen excitedly walks out of a record store with a new Radiohead album, A Moon Shaped Pool, in hand. When she arrives home, she places the spotless disc into her record player and adds...

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