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


Man Down

Man Down

Timothy Bui and Adi Jaiswal | May 7, 2024

The following story may contain words that trigger people. If you are currently struggling with any feelings of suicide, depression, self-harm, or harm to others, please reach out to any trusted adult,...

A student in the ILC fills out a written club application. Many clubs use applications in order to determine their executive boards, or admit students to the clubs.


Camden Wright and Jeremy Iskowitz | May 2, 2024

Time and passion invested into personal essays and videos. Stress and preparation for just a 15 minute interview. All coming down to a moment of either acceptance or rejection. In 2023, 320 students applied...

Lean in Feminism works to make an assortment of buttons. These will later be sold for their fundraiser for A Safe Place throughout the month of March.

Leaning into Her-Story

Ishanvi Chaudhary and Ishanvi Mishra | March 22, 2024

Every Thursday in room 7006  Lean In Feminism members’ voices and movements fill the space. Amidst the bustle, members divide into table groups, each with a number of activities. While some involve...

Coach Regan Carmichael, staff, and players’ bench on-look a play against New Trier.  The new season is filled with optimism and new beginnings for the team.

New Year, New Coach, New Beginnings

Rajan Sukhatme and Ishanvi Mishra | December 5, 2023

For almost any sport, the coach is what makes or breaks the team. Having a supportive coach helps guide athletes to their success. As they build a deeper relationship, athletes feel more comfortable with...

Degrees Across Seas

Degrees Across Seas

Jenny Huang and Satviki Inturi | November 15, 2023

  The bright glare of the computer screen stares at Darius Anta ’24 as they submit their application. Their office space feels even smaller than usual as their anticipation grows. After countless...

After dinner, all the participants were able to meet Tiktoker Byefarzy, who creates comedy videos on his life as a Muslim. Students were able to find comfort in a local celebrity who operated under the same customs.

Blissful Breaking

Simran Agarwal and Eshaam Bhattad | May 5, 2023

  On April 6 from 6:45 to 8:30 p.m., the Muslim Student Association (MSA) hosted a Fast-A-Thon at school for students to come together to celebrate Ramadan. Fast-A-Thon is an event to raise...

Peter Pynadath ’23 and friends pose for a picture during senior sunrise. Friends experienced much nostalgia reflecting on memories made, while experiencing much excitement for the memories to come during the next four.

Dawn of a New Era

Peter Pynadath | May 5, 2023

Seniors decked out in college merch, the early morning dew still on the grass of the football field, and friends and classmates taking pictures to commemorate the moment; Senior Sunrise proved to be...

SPARKing Success

Ansh Aggarwal and Ava Winber | April 11, 2023

As Yash Vijay ’23 steps into his research internship for the first time, he prepares himself for a new horizon. After spending the prior school year in a rigorous interview and match-making process with...

Christina Santello ’23 models her crochet handbag. Santello started selling her crochet items after interest from her friends.

Getting Down to Business

Brayden Caldwell, Gaurish Lakhanpal, and Lillian Zhou | December 13, 2022

A crochet hook weaves in and out as it guides a jumble of yarn into place. As the gray string follows the hook, the brim of a bucket hat emerges. Putting her hook down, Christina Santello ’23 picks up...

KaPOW! Bryan Gallo Bursts onto the Scene

KaPOW! Bryan Gallo Bursts onto the Scene

Katya Dubinin and Angela Guo | November 7, 2022

Gallo’s piece features Spiderman intertwined in battle with his arch nemesis Doctor Connors, also known as The Lizard. This is one of Gallo’s most recent pieces within his comic-book pop art realm,...

Band executive board member Ali Murillo ’23 waves a goose flag during the 2022 Fall Band concert. The flag represents tradition and community within Symphonic Band. Photo courtesy of Stevenson’s SmugMug.

Rising Above the Bottom Line

Yumna Ali-Khan and Sarah Zhang | October 12, 2022

Ali Murillo ’24 starts her Wednesday morning in the West Auditorium, excited for a Future Business Leaders of America meeting. Later that day, she takes a seat with her trumpet in hand in the Band room,...

Behind the Scenes of Dual Credit

Behind the Scenes of Dual Credit

Briana Iordan | April 30, 2022

During the annual dual credit meeting for the College of Lake County (CLC) last month, Stevenson teacher Lauren LaSota looked on at the Zoom meeting, unaware her students had nominated her for an award....

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