News

Tips for Finals Success

Tips for Finals Success

Ashley Voigt, Contributing Reporter

With a little over a week left until winter break, teachers are beginning to hand out review packets and study guides for the first semester finals that will take place Jan...  Read More »

Dec 12

Triple Play for World Relief: Movies, Fun Benefit Local Refugee Programs

Triple Play for World Relief: Movies, Fun Benefit Local Refugee Programs

Max Asselmeier, Editor-in-Chief

On December 9th, 2016, Project Action is hosting its Triple Play for World Relief event, a night full of food, entertainment, and prizes. They will be playing three movies th...  Read More »

Nov 28

Clowns: A Fun Game or a Serious Threat?

Clowns: A Fun Game or a Serious Threat?

Robbie Matthew, Contributing Writer

Children banned from dressing up as them for Halloween, a college on lockdown, several arrests having to do with civil unrest. Who's to blame? The clowns. As many hav...  Read More »

Nov 28

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Features

Find that academic motivation you’ve lost

Find that academic motivation you’ve lost

Farid Yoeu, Contributing Writer

Quizzes! Exams! Finals! ACT! College Applications! Extracurriculars! These are just a handful of things high school students have to put up with on a daily basis. High school students deserve a lot of credit for the immense...  Read More »

Dec 9

Artist’s Corner: New project allows sculpture students to repurpose books

Artist’s Corner: New project allows sculpture students to repurpose books

Emma Blackwell, Columnist and Editor

If you were given a single book and told to create anything out of it, what would you make? Would it be a house? Maybe a forest? How about an animal? The options are limitless. A little creativity can go a long way and that is e...  Read More »

Nov 17

Notability Update Boasts Fun, New Features

Notability Update Boasts Fun, New Features

November 16, 2016

Just recently, Ginger Labs unveiled an update for its best-selling app, Notability. With this update came the addition of new pastel colors and feature that creates straight lines. It’s fair to say that ...  Read More »

Behind the Scenes of Costuming ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

Behind the Scenes of Costuming ‘Once Upon a Mattress’

November 11, 2016

As we all know it takes actors, directors, and technicians to put on a show. However, no show is truly complete without the wardrobe that brightens the stage and adds to each and every character. With ...  Read More »

New Faces in the Halls: Meet Some of West’s New Staff Members

New Faces in the Halls: Meet Some of West’s New Staff Members

November 8, 2016

As start the second quarter at Glenbard West, everyone is settling in and finding their spot within the school. However, with everything that has been going on at West, it can sometimes be hard to acknowledge...  Read More »

Glenbard West Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress for fall 2016 musical

Glenbard West Theatre presents Once Upon a Mattress for fall 2016 musical

November 3, 2016

The Glenbard West Theatre Club will perform Tony Award-nominated musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress for its 2016 fall show. The production is directed by West drama teacher Michael Fox and Student Director...  Read More »

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Entertainment

Strong Characters Make ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find’ a Great Watch

Strong Characters Make ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find’ a Great Watch

Emily Springer, Contributing Writer

Although Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and the Harry Potter series are written by the same author, J. K. Rowling, and have the same ideas, they are extremely diffe...  Read More »

Dec 14

Adventures in Baking: It’s The Holiday Season!

Adventures in Baking: It’s The Holiday Season!

Ellie Ostroff, Managing Editor and Columnist

To me, Winter Break means two things: snow and, most importantly, good dessert! Sugar cookies, gingerbread, hot chocolate, Yule logs, macaroons, peppermints, candy canes, and mor...  Read More »

Dec 14

Disney’s 2017 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Invites You to Be Their Guest

Disney’s 2017 ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Invites You to Be Their Guest

Emily Carlson, Contributing Writer

The classic Disney story of Beauty and the Beast is coming alive on the big screen once again in March 2017. Disney’s 1991 animated production of Beauty and the Beast revolves arou...  Read More »

Dec 13

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