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Stevenson’s Spectacular Speakers

Stevenson Styler, Animal Welfare, Sports Broadcasting Club host guest speakers, club members gain professional knowledge and inspiration.
Natalie King and Surya Sethi February 2, 2021

Mary Restis ’23 logged onto a Zoom call for an Animal Welfare Club meeting on Tuesday, October 13, at 3:30 p.m. Instead of a usual meeting, the club had a guest speaker that day: Paula Fasseas, the founder...

Who won the debate? None of the above.

Biden and Trump square off in debate leaving both campaigns and even the country, underwhelmed.
Myles Woodman November 11, 2020

Earlier this week, America watched Donald Trump’s final debate of his political career: his last Chayna, his last interruption, and the last moderator failing to speak over him. It was well known...

Progress, in Progress

Statesman comments on importance of patience, initiative in improvement of E-Learning, communication.
Greycen Ren November 11, 2020

Technology’s importance in society has been increasing for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our use of it. For the first time in the digital age, the world has turned to online platforms...

Fishing Up New Possibilities

Fishing Up New Possibilities

Recreational Lifetime Activities, a new Choice P.E. offering, exposes students to variety of potential hobbies, interests
Vaasu Kakuturu and Jasmine Sun November 7, 2020

As it became apparent that Stevenson students would be unable to head back to campus for their fall semester, Eric Ramos, Director of Stevenson’s Physical Welfare Department, knew he had an important...

Court Cases

Parents, student athletes sue IHSA in protest of postponement of several fall sports
Sophia Ismail and Anika Krishnaswamy November 7, 2020

In response to the IHSA’s statewide regulations on fall sports, three parents of Illinois student athletes filed a class-action lawsuit on October 1. These parents from DuPage County sued the IHSA and...

Application Anxiety

Application Anxiety

Seniors, teachers, adapt to virtual admissions cycle, CCC offers support
Ojasvi Saxena and Hannah Yu November 6, 2020

As the school day ends, Sabrina Kozarovitsky ’21 logs into yet another Zoom meeting. Instead of a class, this is a virtual campus tour for a university that she is applying to. For thousands of seniors...

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, MetLife Stadium plays without any fans. New Jersey’s rules do not allow fans to be in attendance at any pro sporting events in the state, citing health risks.

Why Live Fan Attendance Should be Disallowed

Staffer outlines reasons why live fan attendance is detrimental to pro sports players, fans in times of COVID-19
Griffin Brown November 6, 2020

MetLife stadium glistens in the New Jersey rainy weather. Despite the game progressing in the middle of the stadium, the sound is just that, a game. There are no fans. The home of the New York Giants holds...

Back to school… in October

New Trier begins transition to in-person learning, Stevenson remains online.
Madeline Schmitke and Alison Wade November 5, 2020

On October 6, Said Aydin ’23, a student at New Trier High School, entered the building for the first time in months for class. Six days later, 11 students had tested positive, and Aydin, and all other...

Pushing and Pulling for In-Person Learning

As local high schools begin to reopen, parents, students urge Stevenson to follow
Kelly Liu and Aayushi Wadhawan November 5, 2020

  On October 12, parents and students gathered at Stevenson High School to rally for in-person learning, their latest push in a series of efforts to reopen the school. While Stevenson is still...

Rebuild and Renovation

Stevenson adapts classrooms, athletic facilities during COVID-19 pandemic
Bradley Locker and Serena Mehta November 4, 2020

Portions of buildings are left virtually unrecognizable as they enter their own version of a cocoon: construction. After several months, what emerges isn’t a revamped and rejuvenated butterfly; rather,...

Cultivating Communities

Stevenson spirit moves online, new traditions arise
Lila Maiolo and Mackenzie Wren November 4, 2020

Focoming: A Student Celebration of Tradition In any ordinary year, Mollie Duffy ’21 would be dancing the night a way in the Field House during Homecoming. She would be just one of over 2,000...

2020 Presidential Election Running Updates

This is a running updates page. As results arrive, you can find more information by refreshing this article. 
Tia Vasudeva and Sabrina Xue November 4, 2020

November 4, 1:34 p.m.: Biden wins Wisconsin, Trump campaign to request recount As of 1:30 p.m., the New York Times has reported that Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes will go to Democratic candidate...

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