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Update: Principals’ Decision on Polarizing Books
Katherine Schlueter , Staff Writer • May 5, 2023

All four District 87 principals have chosen to keep Gender Queer: A Memoir and All Boys Aren’t Blue on school library shelves, despite vocal parents' protests about some...

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West Receives Two Bomb Threats Within a Week, One Arrest Made
Katherine Schlueter , Staff Writer • May 4, 2023

Glenbard West received two bomb threats, one on Thursday April 27 and another on Wednesday May 3, and evacuated to their off site evacuation site while law enforcement did...

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Congratulations to Mr. Medic on His Retirement!
Francesca Di Domenico, Staff Editor and Photographer • May 2, 2023

After 20 years at Glenbard West, Mr. Medic will be retiring this year. He has taught all three levels of Physics, and has spent time working with students outside of the classroom...

Revisiting Horror:
Revisiting Horror:
October 26, 2022
GBW Cheer Graphic, created by Blake Noble.
Spotlight on GBW Cheer
December 12, 2022
Art created by Heide Brazier.
West Athletes Open Up About Mental Health
Cyler Brogle, Staff Writer • April 26, 2023

Elite athletes, perceived as strong, resilient, mentally tough individuals who can handle the constant pressure to be the best. We always see them on the court or on the field...

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STOP Procrastinating: Here’s How
Maariya Quadri, Editor • April 25, 2023

Let me guess. AP exams are less than a week away, and you still haven’t really started studying (I’m looking at you, seniors). Have you spent...

Illustration done by Heide Brazier.
ChatGPT: Menace or Tool?
Hamid Ali and Afreen Fazdane March 15, 2023

“The Glen Bard is proud to present the remarkable technology of ChatGPT, an innovative artificial intelligence language model developed by...

Photos by Nabiha Ajmeri and Maariya Quadri
Hijab Day: What is it?
Nabiha Ajmeri , Staff Writer • February 1, 2023

Muslim women all around the world are recognized for wearing the hijab on February 1st.  The hijab in Arabic means “veil”. It’s a form...

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How Are Grades Affecting Students?
Katherine Schlueter, Staff Writer • December 1, 2022

Grades are a part of every student’s life here at West and so much importance is attached to these letters and percentage points, that students...

Photo by Blake Noble
West Theatre Gives Us the Old Razzle Dazzle
Katherine Schlueter , Staff Writer • April 28, 2023

The Spring musical Chicago brought song, dance, and jazz back to West’s newly renovated auditorium from Thursday April 20th to Saturday April 22nd. In spite of some innate...

Image of Chicago rehearsal. Photo provided by Alexa Dutca.
Are you hearing All That Jazz?
Jules Giampaolo, Staff Writer • April 20, 2023

Taking place April 20th through the 22nd, Glenbard West Theatre is performing the iconic production, Chicago, by famous playwright, Maurine Dallas...

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A Night of Film to Remember: The 95th Academy Awards
Hamid Ali , Staff Editor • April 11, 2023

Every year, the American film industry, otherwise known as Hollywood, gathers at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California to honor and commemorate...

Can You Solve the Murder Mystery of Glenbard West Theatre?
Can You Solve the Murder Mystery of Glenbard West Theatre?
Molly Gibson, Staff Writer • February 13, 2023

If you have been paying attention to West Winds, posters on the bathroom stalls, or our very own Glen Bard page, then you would know about one...

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Avatar: The Way of Water - Worth the Watch?
Ashton Edakkunnathu, Entertainment Editor • February 3, 2023

Avatar: The Way of Water was the anticipated sequel of James Cameron’s 2009 Avatar. Avatar was originally made famous for its incredible CGI—which...

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