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Stevenson community comes together to battle COVID-19

Arjun Nair

Pooja Jain, Paulina Ornatsky, and Bayarmaa Bat-erdene

July 30, 2020

Arjun Nair: Arjun Nair ’23 has a history of singing for an audience, as he performed in Stevenson’s S-Factor. However, now he is also raising money to help those affected by COVID-19. He has utilized his resources and his passion for music and singing to start a fundraiser to benefit the American Re...

Patriot Postponement

Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Humza Quazi

June 15, 2020

After it was announced on March 12 that Stevenson High School would be forced to close in response to the growing threat of the coronavirus, the likelihood of a number of the schools spring events, like prom and Spring Fling, were thrown into question. A few weeks later on May 8, the SHS administratio...

College Sports and COVID-19

Griffin Brown

June 15, 2020

With the coronavirus leaving all Illinois schools empty for the remainder of the school year, worries and uncertainties linger in the mind of athletes. Among these worries are lost sports seasons and college recruitment. Illinois governor JB Pritzker canceled the 2019-2020 academic year, along with the I...

Evan Ambrose ’21’s Free Throw Goes Viral on Social Media

Photo courtesy Evan Ambrose (@eambro5e) via Instagram

Bradley Locker

June 3, 2020

Even though Stevenson’s boys basketball team could not complete its stellar season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the squad enjoyed tremendous success; under coach Pat Ambrose’s guidance, the Patriots went 28-4, ranked 12th in Illinois per MaxPreps and reached the Prospect Sectional Final against rival M...

COVID-19 Government Response

Courtesy of the UN

Greycen Ren

May 29, 2020

We’ve all been at home under the stay-at-home orders for over two months now, and I don’t think it would be controversial to claim that the government’s response to COVID-19 has drastically changed our lifestyles. During this quarantine period, we have all seen various experts in different fields off...

Dear Unproductivity

Courtesy of NYT

Jasmine Sun

May 28, 2020

In the past few weeks, my screen time has admittedly gone up by 87%. The main culprits? Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok. But on all of these, it seems that wherever I look, there’s an inescapable trend taking over these platforms: a push to somehow “better” ourselves during this time spent in quara...

Testing Amid Trouble

Courtesy of College Board

Vaasu Kakuturu and Olivia Han

May 21, 2020

With schools in the U.S. now entering the second month of campus closures and remote learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic, teachers and students across the nation have adapted to new styles of learning and testing. One of the greatest concerns from their perspective was the altered grading system and ...

Community Consolidation

Community Consolidation

Caimin Xi, Jasmine Sun, and Natalie King

April 27, 2020

While many maintain social distancing from home, essential workers work tirelessly

Covid Consequences

Covid Consequences

Lily Jiang, Humza Quazi, and Greycen Ren

April 25, 2020

As a result of stay-at-home orders, students and faculty members face new challenges

Service from a Distance

Service from a Distance

Alexandra Gergova, Cheryl Chen, and Trisha Patel

April 25, 2020

Community members find unique ways to remain involved during quarantine

Quarantine Activities

Quarantine Activities

Emily Lu, Ayla Dursun, and Janice Lee

April 25, 2020

Staffers suggest creative ways to stay occupied while staying at home

Q & A with the Community

Q & A with the Community

Stephanie Levitt and Paulina Ornatsky

April 23, 2020

Stevenson community weighs in about COVID-19 quarantine

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