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Staffer Review: Avengers: Infinity War

Ben Bowler, Staff Reporter

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 speculated about the scene and what it meant for the future. Who are the Avengers? When are...

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.

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

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, opening up the 2018 season with a win, beating the Titans 7-2. The first few innings were ...

Robots Repeat Reign

Anjini Grover, Staff Reporter

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 junior/senior team PID PID Moose won first in the competition but not without some bumps along t...

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.

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

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, scoring the first 10 goals of the game, and winning 19-7 against the Loyola Ramblers, improving ...

Op-ed: Gun Reform

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

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 Sandy Hook. We should be pushing for ways to prevent these massacres from happening again. Without i...

Op-Ed: Gun Reform

Yogin Patel, Managing Editor of Design

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. Since the Columbine massacre in 1999, there has been little to no reform; begging the question as to why ...

In the Zone

In the Zone

Anjini Grover, Staff Reporter

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 was released. “Some teams were even working on their bots during the summer,” VEX Robotic...

Girls’ Varsity Dominates, Boys’ Varsity Struggles against Mundelein

Maxwell Cohn, Managing Editor of Web

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 were against Mundelein, each turned out very different. The girls’ varsity game was not much of a ...

Patriots lose to Warren Township in Home Opener

Michael Levitt, Sports Web Editor

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 Hughes (Eastern Illinois), the Patriots limited Hughes to eight points but had trouble containing Dickson, as she to...

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 is unable to counter her attacks, she beams and proceeds the game. Smith is in Stevenson’s Interact...

School of Rock

School of Rock

Ellie Baden, Features Editor

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 last few decades of the twentieth century, is made up of either current or retired Stevenson teachers. ...

Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight

Etienne Does Not Break a Sweat Under the Spotlight

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

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 very next play, running back Jean-Marc Etienne ’20 finds an open hole in the Palatine defense and ma...

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