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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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Surrounded by reams of paper, a student feels distressed about the amount of paper used daily here at South. Each day, the school uses 67,516 pieces of paper, of which 45,000 are printed in South’s print shop.

Paper usage at South proves excessive

February 14, 2020

67,516. Approximately 67,516 sheets of paper are used every day at south, according to data collected by The Oracle. Approximately 45,000 sheets of paper from the print shop, according to printer Frank...

Illustration by Patsy Carolan

Recycling at South proves unrealistic

April 22, 2019

You open up the fridge in the cafeteria and look at all the possibilities Quest has in store for you today: Starbucks, Pure Leaf, Pepsi. . . the options are endless! But one bottle in particular catches...

illustration by Chaeyeon Park

South students see need for recycling awareness

Annie Rogula, asst. features editor
March 16, 2019

As senior Sora Heo has begun to better understand the devastating toll pollution has taken around the world, she has noticed the inefficiency of recycling at South. Many of South’s recyclable objects...

A changing Earth evokes response, urges action

A changing Earth evokes response, urges action

Brigid Murphy and Aidan Graham
April 20, 2018

On April 22, 1970, over twenty million Americans participated in the first ever Earth Day to voice their support for more sustainable practices with regard to man’s relationship with the natural world....

South’s Key Club and SWE combat lack of recycling through student initiative

Imra Taduddin and Eliza Schloss, asst. features editor
December 16, 2016

“Can you recycle that?” reads a sign posted above the trash cans in the west cafeteria. Below the bolded question lies a list of recyclable materials. Yet, peering into the garbage directly below,...

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