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Students in the Bfit class are pictured playing basketball.
Bfit or Bflop?
Avery Erickson, Hassan Javed, Rainey Roy, Anika Wadhwa, and Natasha BarattaPublished March 3, 2024

A new PE format “Bfit” was introduced earlier this year. The goal of this format is to get students...

A map of preliminary damage reports from the storm system on Feb. 27. Each blue/green line is a path of a tornado from the storm. Photo courtesy of the National Weather Service
Tornado Troubles
Neha Doppalapudi, Jeremy Linardatos, Alexander Brudvik, Sabrina Roach, Casey Swart, and Zoey WatsonPublished February 28, 2024

On Tuesday, Feb. 27 there were reports of tornadoes across the Chicago area due to the severe thunderstorms....

Barrington Area Librarys outdoor garden. Photo courtesy of the Barrington Area Library
A green giveaway
Alexander Brudvik, Staff Writer • Published February 12, 2024

Barrington Area Library’s (BAL’s) seed library kicked off for its 5th year this February. The seed...

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No One is Watching the Same TV Show Anymore. Is This the End of the World?
Sabrina Roach, Editor-in-Chief • Published February 21, 2024

I am now at the age that my father has dubbed “suitable for watching TV shows.” More specifically,...

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Fast Fashion — Tearing at the Seams
Stephanie Murarus, Features Editor • Published December 15, 2023

In the tapestry of online culture, interwoven with reliance on consumerism, our closets expand to match...

Photo illustration by Stephanie Murarus, 24.
Merry Thanksgiving?
Natasha Baratta, A&E Editor • Published December 1, 2023

The summer air is fading and the cool breezes of fall are arriving. With school back in session, our...

Illustration by Elizabeth Ewalt, 25
Galentine's Day
Elizabeth Ewalt, Staff Writer • Published February 15, 2024

Valentine’s Day is a day of love and joy, most commonly spent with a partner. Those without that special...

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Disconnected Families and Planetary Alignments
Simran Panwar, Staff Writer • Published January 25, 2024

This holiday season was cheerfully started with a new release, “Family Switch” starring Jennifer...

The Knowunity icon. The app is available free on the app store.
Get in the know with Knowunity
Ruby Nass, Sports Editor • Published December 20, 2023

Finals are right around the corner and I am done gatekeeping this amazing app. If you're like me and...

The hallway by the Fine Arts wing is empty of students. This academic hallway is closed during class periods. Photo by Alana Zink, ‘27
Hooray for Hall Posts?
Daniel Pashkow, Cindy Yang, and Alana ZinkPublished February 29, 2024

With increased regulations on hallway policy, many teachers now see themselves monitoring the hallways...

Polls Apart
Polls Apart
Alana Zink, Staff Writer • Published February 20, 2024

Senior Daniel Devadas navigates his social media algorithm to help fully discover both sides of the political...

Demonstration in Washington, D.C., protesting the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The ongoing war in Ukraine is one of many human rights violations that Amnesty International has spoken out about Photo courtesy of Ian Hutchinson via Unsplash
How does one club right the wrongs of society's problems?
Hassan Javed, Staff Writer • Published February 14, 2024

Imprisoned families without proper healthcare, solitary confinement for minors and people silenced for...

On the Big Stage
On the Big Stage
Simran Panwar, Staff Writer • Published December 16, 2023

A quiet stillness lays upon the audience. Theater lights flash towards the stage. The velvet curtain...

Hyping up the Bears before the game. Cool winters day in Chicago Illinois. Photo courtesy of U.S._Army_photo_by_Sgt._1st_Clas
Five Things the Chicago Bears Need To Do This Off-season
Jeremy Linardatos, Staff Writer • Published February 21, 2024

From a mid-season coaching change to a quarterback injury at a critical point in the season, the Chicago...

San Fransisco 49ers players run onto the field after a time-out. The 49ers were bested by the Kansas City Chiefs 20-31 during the 2020 Super Bowl. Photo courtesy of All-Pro Reels via Flickr
The Super Bowl as a Whole
Jake Drage, Staff Writer • Published February 10, 2024

After 18 weeks of regular season football and three weeks of playoffs, we have finally arrived at the...

The girls’ Cross Country team poses for a photo commemorating their win. Photo by John Storms.
Speeding to State
Ruby Nass, Sports Editor • Published December 7, 2023

After winning regionals and sectionals, the girls’ cross country team is ready to finish off their...

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Quiz – Match the favorite song to the fit!
Ruby Nass, Mahi Rai, Emily Won, Elizabeth Ewalt, and Kathryn QuintanarPublished February 29, 2024
Which finger are you Quiz?
Which finger are you Quiz?
Anika Wadhwa, Editor-in-Chief • Published January 11, 2024
Which Thanksgiving side dish are you Quiz?
Which Thanksgiving side dish are you Quiz?
Editorial BoardPublished November 15, 2023

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