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Bream enjoys working in nature through his summer job at the grove

Julianne Arnold, staff writer

May 5, 2013

Imagine a part-time job where being outside and sharing the joy of nature are part of your daily routine. For senior Austin Bream, working at the Grove is just that. Located in Glenview, the Grove is a National Historic Landmark i...

Explanation to understand students who habitually fall asleep during class

Olivia Day, staff writer

April 30, 2013

A student closes his eyes for just a second, resting them. He puts his head in his hand to momentarily alleviate the load. Slowly, he finds himself drifting in and out of conscious...

Downtown: students share ideas for a day in the city

Katie Vanderveen, staff reporter

February 24, 2013

Overfilled shopping bags hang on peoples’ arms as they walk down Chicago streets, such as Michigan Avenue and State Street.  People filter in and out of various restaurants.  However, there are many unique activities to d...

Students share phobias, tell effect on life

Julianne Arnold, staff writer

February 19, 2013

The feeling kicks in. First, it’s the sense of dread. The idea of helplessness fills the mind, and a sensation of fear surfaces. What follows is a realization. The spider is crawling quickly, and it’s coming closer. Many...

South students look back on childhood television shows

Grace Brunzell, staff writer

February 18, 2013

Michelle Tanner returned to her cozy San Franciscan home with a new friend: a fish named Martin. She won him at a carnival and now had the responsibility of taking care of him. Joey Gladstone mentioned to Michelle that she needs...

Smart Phones become part of routine

Claire Fisher, staff writer

February 14, 2013

Looking down the halls of South, it's often hard to find a time when there isn't someone with an iPhone out, listening to tunes or getting in their hourly Twitter fix. In the cafeteria, it’s more common to interact with friends...

Students display musical talent on the street to earn money for charity

Hailey Hauldren, staff writer

January 25, 2013

South students who attend the Salvation Army church contribute to the community in a unique way during the holiday season: kettling. According to freshman Jimmy Jang, kettling is where people stand outside a local storefront,...

Students experiment with various study habits

Olivia Day, staff writer

January 25, 2013

As soon as you walk in the door, you know you have to do it. Homework. It’s that dark cloud hanging over your head. It lingers. It haunts your every move, staying in the back of your head all night. Finally, you get the courage...

Glenview Giving Foundation Youth Board makes an impact on community

Lauren Frias, staff writer

January 16, 2013

There are people in this world whose qualities are limited because of their disabilities. There are others who are suffering emotionally because of bullying, divorce, depression or stress. Some go to bed without eating enough food ...

Dependency stays despite legal adulthood

Chris Altonji, staff writer

January 16, 2013

I turned 18 Nov. 13, 2012 (along with over 12 other classmates that have their birthdays a week within mine). I have to say, it was the most meaningful birthday I have had yet (well, second most meaningful). First, there was...

Students listen to music in hallways, explain reasons

Caroline Berg, staff writer

January 10, 2013

South students are often seen walking through the hallways listening to music. Although passing periods are just five minutes long, students claim that listening to music often pumps them up while walking down the hallway. Accord...

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