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The Life and Legacy of Queen Elizabeth II of England:
Hamid Ali, Columnist and Editor • October 25, 2022

The World’s Longest Reigning Female Monarch On September 8th of 2022, the world was shocked to hear that the Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms had...

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The Glenbard West Radio Club: Its Opportunities and Future
Ben English, Staff Writer • October 24, 2022

The Glenbard West Radio–WGHS–is back in town, but what does this club really do? That story starts with Mr. Wiersum, the club’s sponsor and founder. The known history...

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West Soccer Wraps Up Season as Glenbard Cup Champions
Rhett Pierce, Staff Writer • October 21, 2022

Coming off a season where the Hilltoppers graduated sixteen seniors, the future of Glenbard West soccer seemed a little foggy. The Hilltoppers were going to have a young group-...

Revisiting Horror:
Revisiting Horror:
October 26, 2022
Revisiting Horror:
Revisiting Horror:
Aarthi Mallavarpu, Video Editor • October 26, 2022

Carmilla & Dracula - Social Culture and Vampire Stories in the Victorian Era Social culture and vampire stories from the Victorian era may be much more reflective of one another...

Cartoon of Mr. Wiersum writing the Centennial and jockeying on the Radio. Drawn by Will Lafontaine.
The Glenbard West Radio Club: Its Opportunities and Future
Ben English, Staff Writer • October 24, 2022

The Glenbard West Radio–WGHS–is back in town, but what does this club really do? That story starts with Mr. Wiersum, the club’s sponsor...

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All About Glenbard West’s Newest -and Much Needed- English Class
Maariya Quadri, Editor • September 7, 2022

Mrs. Tina Shah is the teacher of West’s very first African American Experiences in Literature class. She has been at Glenbard West for 8 years,...

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The Baby Formula Shortage: An Overview of What Has Been Happening
Amy Tran, Features Editor • August 12, 2022

As if parenting wasn’t hard enough, families now find themselves traveling great lengths as the U.S. continues to face the now 6 months old...

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What’s up with the masks?
Hamid Ali, Staff Writer • April 21, 2022

With the new mask-optional protocol put forth by the district this last February, there have been varied responses amongst the student population...

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Julia Kelly: Winner of Glen Bard Short Story Competition!
Julia Kelly October 26, 2022

Light Breaks on the Mountains             I don’t exactly know why I agreed to it. In fact, the way that Joni’s face morphed into a genuine shock after I’d...

A comprehensive analysis on Ugly Love, by Colleen Hoover
A comprehensive analysis on Ugly Love, by Colleen Hoover
Hamid Ali, Columnist and Editor • October 25, 2022

A gut-wrenching tale of passionate yet unrequited love If you have been anywhere in the midst of social media or a bookstore, then there is...

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Prey: A Dying Movie Franchises’ Redemption
Will Lafontaine, Staff Writer • September 30, 2022

Warning, this movie is rated R Prey, the Hulu exclusive movie, is a new and needed addition to the Predator movie series. The Predator movies...

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2022’s Summer Blockbusters: ‘The Good, The Bad And The Ugly’
Sam Schoettle, Editor-in-Chief • September 7, 2022

Every Summer, film studios release their most action-packed, big-budget productions to theaters with the promise of enormous returns. Over a...

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