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Staffer Review: Avengers: Infinity War

May 1, 2018

To realize it was only ten years ago feels shocking. That is, ten years since Nick Fury appeared at the end of Jon Favreau’s “Iron Man” to talk to Tony Stark about the Avengers initiative. Moviegoers...

Stevenson Starts Out Hot

Nick Brueckert '19 puts the finishing touches on an opening day victory for the patriots. Brueckert caught the flip from Nick Bonk '18 to complete the groundout and finish the game.
Despite cold weather and a sluggish start, Patriot baseball starts off season with a win
March 19, 2018

On a frigid Monday afternoon, the Stevenson Patriots opened up their baseball season against the visiting Glenbrook South Titans. The cold weather did not deter the patriots away from playing great baseball,...

Robots Repeat Reign

VEX Robotics participants triumph in recent State tournament, three teams qualify for World Championship
March 19, 2018

For the second time in two years, Stevenson won the VEX Robotics state championship on Feb. 24 at Niles North High School with three teams qualifying for the VEX Robotics World Championship in April. The...

Girls’ Water Polo Bounces Back, Wins 19-7

Amelia Eastman '18 has a contested shot on goal. Eastman set up many opportunities for the Patriots all night on the offensive end.
March 15, 2018

There are no words to say other than these girls played angry. After dropping a tight game to Lyons at the end of a tournament last Saturday, the girls’ varsity water polo team came back with vengeance,...

Op-ed: Gun Reform

Staffer discusses a way to slow down gun violence in America
March 1, 2018

The last mass shooting in Parkland highlighted a major problem in America. Far too often, the nation has succumbed to mass shootings in schools, for example the shootings at Columbine, Virginia Tech and...

Op-Ed: Gun Reform

Staffer discusses how to end gun violence in America like other countries have around the world
March 1, 2018

Two hundred and ninety school shootings since 2013. Averaging to one shooting per week with 18 since the beginning of this year, it is hard to suggest that there is not a grave problem facing America....

In the Zone

In the Zone
February 7, 2018

Stevenson’s VEX Robotics teams battled it out on Saturday, Jan. 27 at the State Championship Qualifier tournament. Teams have been preparing since the end of last April when this year’s challenge...

Girls’ Varsity Dominates, Boys’ Varsity Struggles against Mundelein

December 10, 2017

Stevenson held a “Hoops for Heroes” night on Friday, Dec. 8, featuring a doubleheader with the girls’ varsity matchup at 5:30pm and the boys’ varsity matchup directly following. Although both games...

Patriots lose to Warren Township in Home Opener

December 4, 2017

Stevenson girls’ varsity basketball lost a nail-biter against the Warren Township Blue Devils on Friday night, falling 33-28. Facing two Division one commits, in Kaylen Dickson (Wake Forest) and Jordyn...

Interactive Gamers Club Evolves to Pokémon

Interactive Gamers Club Evolves to Pokémon
November 22, 2017

In the 2015 Pokémon World Championships, Alyssa Smith ’20 shuffles 60 cards with rapid succession in her constructed deck. Her hand motions soon become an indistinguishable blur. After her opponent...

School of Rock

School of Rock
November 3, 2017

Almost every week, teachers Chip Tompson, Alice Nuteson, Don Carmichael and Scott Williams meet to rehearse for their band, After School Special. The band, named after a television show that aired in the...

Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight

Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight
Jean-Marc Etienne breaks out as Stevenson football's next big thing, leading the team in rushing
October 30, 2017

On their own 46 yard line, Stevenson is driving down the field in the third quarter. Already without starting quarterback Grayson Kubow ’18, Stevenson needs a spark to get their offense going. On the...

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