The Importance of Voting

Emily Asselmeier, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

The United States of America is largely characterized by its government and the opportunities that it awards its citizens. Although it’s far from perfect, it’s capable and can be efficient at considering the people’s need...

New changes, again, to APUSH curriculum

Andrea Gieseman, Contributing Writer

October 30, 2015

In 2014, the College Board made a huge and bold change in AP US History’s curriculum. Realizing their original course outline was massive and that it was causing teachers to rush through big ideas, they cut out a lot of the...

Five Kilometers of Encouragement and Community

Hannah Jackman, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015

As a highly charitable and involved community, we hear about 5k fundraisers supporting a variety of foundations on a daily basis, but This Run's For Jack differs from those in how it is such a personal cause "that has touched...

Refugees Face Another Crisis: Journey not over yet

Israa AlZamli and Sean McHale

October 14, 2015

With 15 refugee students attending Glenbard West, many adults and students still don't understand the politics behind their displacement. With the lack of understanding among some of the student body, some refugee students fe...

Hitters Are Victorious at OPRF

Erin Delany, Editor in Chief

October 10, 2015

The Hitters left Oak Park River Forest High School on Friday night with a 34 to 7 victory. As these young men are no strangers to a winning record, a victory against the Huskies was not unexpected, however the margin of the...

Under Pressure: The Unseen Stress of Homecoming

Laina Swatek and Maggie Cipriano

October 2, 2015

Students at Glenbard West put emphasis on succeeding in everything--like college applications and tests-- so adding stress is unwanted. The pressure surrounding huge social events, such as Homecoming, is another weight to be added...

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