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Embracing culture through the arts

Sara Rahman, asst. a&e editor
December 16, 2022

Whether it is showing off intricate henna designs, dancing around a cultural centerpiece, or carving gods onto stamps, South finds ways to embrace culture through the arts, Science Teacher Jeffery Kurian...

Importance of niche museums

Jack Rogula, asst. opinions editor
December 16, 2022

Rows of porcelain heads line the walls of the Toby Jug Museum in Evanston, Illinois—from presidents and historic figures to cartoon characters and actors. Ranging from incredibly large to about the size...

LIGHTING UP THE ROOM:   Performing onstage at the Rock House (from left to right) sophomores Danny McNeela, Sam Collett, Yeon Park, Jeremy Bernstein and Lev Sheinfeld have been playing together as the band Livingroom since August of 2018. In the future the band hopes to possibly record a new single for Spotify and iTunes.

Livingroom band looks towards the horizon

Lorelei Streb, staff reporter
April 22, 2019

All five members of the band Livingroom wait nervously in a room backstage at the Rock House in downtown Glenview. The group discusses how their very first performance as a band is going to go. When it...

Students  recognize cultural beauty standards

Students recognize cultural beauty standards

Karina Benson, co-a&e editor
April 22, 2019

In June of 2017, the film Wonder Woman was praised not just for its storyline or its character development, but for its role in promoting strong women around the world. The film emphasized that a strong...

practicing   pals:   Rehearsing a scene, seniors Jack Taylor and Zach Reiss and juniors Brian De Stefano and Kendall Grenolds practice for the annual Senior One-Acts. They will carry on the tradition of many upperclassmen before them on May 15, when they will display their acts. Photo by Naomi Skyles

Senior One-Act Plays: a final farewell

Carolina rodriguez Chloe stannard, staff reporters
April 19, 2019

As the lights go down in a silent theater, South seniors’ One-Act Plays will come to life on the GBS stage. On May 15, these upperclassmen will reveal a world of creativity as one final performance before...

AP Art Show reinvigorates creativity

Caroline O'Shaughnessy, asst. a&e editor
April 18, 2019

After months of preparation, South’s AP Art Show will be starting Tuesday, April 23 and will be open for viewing until Friday, April 26, according to Art Teacher Stephanie Fuja. Fuja says the show...

STRIKE A POSE: Lounging in the laundromat (left), junior Amina Mayzel participates in a photo shoot. Mayzel believes it is important to act like your true self even when in front of the camera.

South students pursue modeling, learn to accept rejection

Sarah Jones, staff reporter
May 25, 2018

For some students at South, the only place they strike a pose is in front of their bedroom mirror. However, other students have a much larger audience — the consuming public. On the day of a photo shoot,...

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