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Ramadan encourages balance of fitness, fasting

Ramadan encourages balance of fitness, fasting

Sydney Gold, Caroline Peters
April 30, 2024

Participating in a sport is physically and mentally exhausting for all athletes. However, if you are fasting during Ramadan, the Muslim holiday that took place this year from March 10 to April 9, it can...

Evolving Passover Celebrations

Reese Foxman and Emma Winer
April 30, 2024

Sophomore Sienna Gilles’ family gathers around the dinner table laughing, smiling, and enjoying each other’s presence. As the conversation continues, she awaits her favorite food: the Charoset, a dish...

Eastern European Club

Eastern European Club

Kyla Wilkinson, staff writer
April 30, 2024

Wednesdays after school, the tight knit Eastern European Club members gather into room 2107 to bond over their shared experiences and culture. The club shines a spotlight on a new Eastern European country...

Stacking Up: Senior Shiza Dawood has her own system for putting returned books back on the shelf. She organizes each book by their colored tag -- each color indicating a different genre -- and puts books back on the shelves by genre.

Get to know Glenview libraries

Meredith Bill, opinions editor
April 26, 2024

South’s library serves as both a bustling center of collaboration, and a serene space for concentration, managed by a team of dedicated librarians and students. The student librarian lab aids are manage...

Tall Titans, Tiny Tots: Freshman Charlie Kite dives into the colorful world of the Early Childhood Education class, captivating a Titan Tot with a fun lesson. involving pom poms. In the Early Childhood Education class, students come up with activities such as these to play with the Tots. Photo by Mariyam Aleem

A special bond

Bailey Baker, asst. features editor
April 25, 2024

In a room bursting with vitality, a tapestry of vibrant colors adorns the walls. Hand-crafted murals compliment an alphabet rug and personalized nameplates. However, the most captivating aspect of the...

Artistic escape to full-time career

Artistic escape to full-time career

Sofia Cole and Maya Scahill
April 25, 2024

When senior Nicholas DeRosa was seven years old, he stumbled upon a drawer with unfamiliar objects at his grandparents house. As he looked at the needles, thread, and buttons in the drawer, his curiosity...

Students Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year

Students Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year

Zoha Suteria, asst. features editor
March 22, 2024

Nowruz, the Persian New Year, begins with a sense of excitement and joy that fills every celebrating household. As the sun rises on the momentous day, there's an unmistakable feeling of love and warmth...

Soaring Scouts:  Eagle Scout Ethan Pollack (fifth from the left) and his troop walk at the Glenviews Memorial Day Parade in 2023, representing and supporting their community. Troop 69 marches in the parade every year with the local American legion point.

Eagle Scouts spread their wings

Audrey Reid, Staff Writer
March 22, 2024

Becoming an Eagle Scout requires numerous years of constant hard work and effort. Learning skills like rock climbing, boating, personal finance, and fingerprinting are part of what Eagle Scouts accomplish,...

Behind the Wheel: Teenage Driving

Sofia Cole, co-features editor
March 21, 2024

On a crisp, late-arrival morning, senior Violet Frick embarked on the familiar drive to school. The sun began peaking out of clouds as she drove  down East Lake Avenue, the road winded through the sun’s...

Meraki, Chinese Club light up Lunar New Year

Zoha Suteria, asst. features editor
February 20, 2024

Stepping inside a kaleidoscope of red, a world of celebration and community intertwines. A cascade of red paper lanterns dangles delicately from the ceiling, dancing in the air as students come and go....

Tip credit takes away from workers

Sofia Cole, co-features editor
February 16, 2024

At Oberweis Dairy, the air is filled with the scent of freshly made waffle cones, a comforting aroma that wraps around you like a warm embrace. Yet, as I’ve learned during countless shifts, indulging...

Minimum wage increases in Illinois

Minimum wage increases in Illinois

Mia Carr and Milutin Todorovic
February 16, 2024

With the signing of legislation by current Governor J.B. Pritzker, the workers of Illinois saw their minimum wage increase from $13 to $14 an hour, according to the Illinois Department of Labor (DOL),...

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