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Breaking News: Democrats win both Georgia Senate seats

Breaking News: Democrats win both Georgia Senate seats
Ossoff, Warnock win Georgia runoffs, Democrats control Congress and Executive
January 11, 2021

As ballots were counted in the aftermath of the November election, it was clear that President-elect Joe Biden would take the White House in January, and the Democrats would hold the House. However, the...

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty
Student Support Teams overcome e-learning obstacles
December 1, 2020

In any other year, Student Support Team (SST) offices on the East and West sides of Stevenson’s campus would be filled with students constantly streaming in and out as the day progresses, reaching out...

From Books to Ballots: A New Generation Stepping Up

Mikayla Varghese ’21 (far right) and other election judges show their enthusiasm on the job. Even though their job lasts many hours on Election Day, election judges are excited to take on the challenge. Courtesy of Varghese.
Q/A with Student Election Judges, Political Action Club sponsor
December 1, 2020

Making sure that her mask was fitted correctly on her face, Mikayla Varghese ’21 entered the doors to the Willow Grove school gym, which was filled with tables separated by Plexiglass. Finding a seat...

Same Room, Different Zoom

Same Room, Different Zoom
Transfer Student Program refocuses this year to acclimate transfer students despite new online format
December 1, 2020

The wind blows softly on a brisk fall afternoon as Roman Bilanicz ’23 and Benjamin Eisen ’23 stand more than six feet apart and pass a soccer ball back and forth in Eisen’s backyard. Because Bilanicz...

Order in the Court

December 1, 2020

EPISODE ONE: Meet Ojasvi Saxena

November 10, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5xJtzvKd5uKHpT01j3d37v?si=cEH_9ap_QPq5V5soVp491w  

EPISODE TWO: Meet SHS Alumnus Dan Miller

November 10, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/show/37xekbBEgf7EPi8TbO78qC

Ban Block for TikTok

Ban Block for TikTok
Judge blocks Trump TikTok ban after appeal
November 2, 2020

On October 30, President Trump’s executive order banning the social media app TikTok was blocked by a Pennsylvania judge’s preliminary injunction. This decision was in response to the app’s appeal...

Final Presidential Debate: The Last Attempt at Turning the Tide

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and current President Donald Trump
(licensed under Creative Commons) Courtesy of Kaos en la Red
Statesman breaks down views on COVID-19, National Security, Health Care, Immigration, Race and Climate Change
November 2, 2020

On Thursday, October 22, the final presidential debate was held at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, between Former Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden and current Republican President,...

Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise

Biden Town Hall: Clarification and compromise
Statesman breaks down topics covered at Biden’s Town Hall, including Biden’s past, his plans for the country’s problems, and his views on the current administration
October 21, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden fielded questions from voters in a televised town hall discussion. The town hall, which was originally supposed...

2020 New Reality: Stevenson’s ILC/ ELC Staff Moved Online

While the ILC remains empty, waiting for Stevenson students and staff to be able to return safely, do not judge this book by its cover; there are still many valuable resources available
A look into what the ILC and ELC Staff members are up to while eLearning is taking place
October 15, 2020

Before March 13 the ILC and ELC at Adlai E. Stevenson High School was always bustling with activity from students and staff. These hands-on learning centers provided students with resources and a safe...

Posts and Picket Signs

Designed by: Sophie Ismail
Statesman encourages students to shift their activism from the Internet to the real world for bigger strides in progress
October 13, 2020

Since the murder of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has been at the forefront of activist agendas. In addition to the upsurge of protests worldwide against police brutality and racism,...

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