The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School


The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School


The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School


Lake County Health Department Roundtable

Griffin Brown | December 26, 2021

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorizing the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for anyone ages five years and older, the Lake County Health Department held a roundtable on Nov....

First-Hand Fatigue

Ojasvi Saxena | April 2, 2021

On Saturday, I got back home after driving one and a half hours to my SAT Subject Test center. I was more tired than usual, but brushed that off to taking the exams.  Sunday morning, I woke up with...

COVID-19 News: From Chicago to the Entire Country

Ally Flynn and Advay Voleti | March 13, 2021

Part 1 Chicago Enters Long Awaited Phase 4, CPS Push Back Opening Chicago is slowly making progress with its COVID-19 phases, after remaining in Phase 5 for much of the past year. NBC Chicago reports...

Testing the Trial

Lila Maiolo and Greycen Ren | February 15, 2021

During the week of January 11, Stevenson faculty returned to campus for a trial version of the hybrid learning model. Although Stevenson opted for a purely remote learning model over the first semester,...

To Be or Not to Be (at Home): That is The Question

Tia Vasudeva and Alison Wade | February 14, 2021

Allison Gould ’23 wakes up to her alarm blaring at eight in the morning. She presses snooze for ten more minutes, falling back into her bed with a sigh. Class doesn’t start for 35 more minutes, and...

A New Normal

Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Jasmine Sun | February 14, 2021

After completing the entirety of first semester in remote learning, Stevenson High School transitioned to the hybrid learning model on January 19, two weeks after the start of the second semester. The...

Common Vaccine Misconceptions

Common Vaccine Misconceptions

Bayarmaa Bat-erdene and Natalie King | February 8, 2021

Myth: You don’t need to wear a mask or social distance after getting the vaccine Truth: Although both the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have proven to be around 94-95% effective  in preventing...

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty

Answering the Zoom Call of Duty

Lance Locker and Thea Surya | 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...

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.

From Books to Ballots: A New Generation Stepping Up

Lily Jiang and Matthew Mcgowan | 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...

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and current President Donald Trump
(licensed under Creative Commons) Courtesy of Kaos en la Red

Final Presidential Debate: The Last Attempt at Turning the Tide

Malini Pillai | 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

Helen Oriatti-Bruns | 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...

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