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News

Violent Passenger Removal Happens on United Airlines Plane Before Takeoff

MB Cornejo and Meg Farley

On April 9, 2017, an elderly doctor was removed by three security guards from his flight on United Airlines; this incident left him with numerous injuries and worldwide attention. Unfortunately, Dr. David Dao, a 69 year old man, suffered a severe concussion, broken nose, and damaged sinuses. He also lost two front teeth when he was dragged off a flight on Sun...

April 26, 2017

Why Participate in the Science March this Saturday? Here’s Why!

Why Participate in the Science March this Saturday? Here’s Why!

Madelyn Elvart, Contributing Writer

The Science March is a huge event in hundreds of cities, but what is it really about, and how does it affect us? The Science March is a day where people, scientists or...

April 21, 2017

Have a Fun and Safe Prom!

Have a Fun and Safe Prom!

Alyssa Springer, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

This is it. The biggest night of your life. While that might be a slight exaggeration, senior Prom is the creme brulee of all high school dances. For the ladies, it...

April 21, 2017

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Features

Earth Day’s Past and Present

Earth Day’s Past and Present

Asiya Mohiuddin, Contributing Writer

Everyone knows that Earth Day has to do with caring for the environment and protecting it, but many people do not know its origins and other important information about this day. Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd an...

April 20, 2017

Speaking Through Silence: How Day of Silence Combats Bullying

Speaking Through Silence: How Day of Silence Combats Bullying

Carolyn Ford, Features Editor

Day of Silence began in 1996 as a way for LGBT and allied students to raise awareness for the community and the impact of bullying on LGBT students. In the 21 years since its origin, Day of Silence has grown into a multinational...

April 18, 2017

The Importance of Exercising Regularly

The Importance of Exercising Regularly

March 23, 2017

Finding the motivation and the time to exercise might be difficult for most students, but it both improves mood and prevents obesity. Getting exercise improves your mood. James Blumenthal, PhD, a cl...

Don’t Miss out on Glenbard West’s Electives When You Schedule for 2018-2019!

Don’t Miss out on Glenbard West’s Electives When You Schedule for 2018-2019!

March 23, 2017

The electives offered at Glenbard West give students the opportunity to focus on a subject of interest or try something new altogether. At West, a typical day includes 8 periods consisting of 5 core cl...

Choosing Healthy Food to Eat

Choosing Healthy Food to Eat

March 22, 2017

High school is tough enough without having to worry about what you're going to eat every day. Even though it may be a hassle to make and eat healthy foods, it will be beneficial to your well-being. Healthy...

Home: The Importance of Arts Education

Home: The Importance of Arts Education

March 20, 2017

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Entertainment

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Watching The Great British Baking Show

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Watching The Great British Baking Show

Ellie Ostroff, Managing Editor and Columnist

One of the best decisions that I’ve made this school year was to start watching The Great British Baking Show on Netflix. A reality TV baking competition set in the United...

April 25, 2017

Adventures in Baking: Extreme Baking Edition No. 2

Adventures in Baking: Extreme Baking Edition No. 2

Ellie Ostroff, Managing Editor and Columnist

Over spring break, I decided to venture into the realm of pastry, generally considered a baking challenge. Specifically, I wanted to attempt the February Bake Along by King...

April 18, 2017

Planning Your Enjoyable, Enlightening, and Cost-Effective Trip to Chicago

Planning Your Enjoyable, Enlightening, and Cost-Effective Trip to Chicago

Paul du Vair, Contributing Writer

Chicago, a city teeming with activities and landmarks, can sometimes feel a world away. High schoolers, often overwhelmed with strenuous academic and extracurricular schedules, ...

March 24, 2017

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