News

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

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Offer Great Shopping Deals

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Offer Great Shopping Deals

Abby Hoffman, Contributing Writer

Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving that marks the first official day of holiday shopping. It draws in huge crowds of people due to special offers and deals. This ...  Read More »

Nov 16

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Features

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

Matthew Hanna, Contributing Writer

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 most West kids know...  Read More »

Nov 16

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 »

Looking for a New Club? Why Not Operation One World?

Looking for a New Club? Why Not Operation One World?

October 12, 2016

Since the club’s start, Operation One World has been a huge benefit to new ELL students to Glenbard West. The club aims to match new ELL students with a mentor student in order to allow them to pract...  Read More »

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Entertainment

Doctor Strange: Solid Writing and Incredible CGI Effects

Doctor Strange: Solid Writing and Incredible CGI Effects

Will Roberts, Entertainment Editor

In recent years, superhero movies have become a commonly recurring theme of the film industry. Marvel especially has flooded the industry with their exciting action-focused s...  Read More »

Nov 28

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Bob Dylan Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

Sophie Netzel, Contributing Writer

The times, they are a-changing: for the first time, according to The Wall Street Journal, the Swedish Academy has awarded the Nobel Prize in literature to a musician. The N...  Read More »

Nov 16

Adventures in Baking: Pumpkin Pie

Adventures in Baking: Pumpkin Pie

Ellie Ostroff, Managing Editor and Columnist

Well, folks, you voted and I delivered: the recipe I’m reviewing for this month is Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pie! Pies are a staple of this November holiday; however, they can be a...  Read More »

Nov 14

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