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 Mike Johnson, the new speaker of the house, speaks at the Republican Jewish Coalitions 2023 Annual Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. His newfound position has resulted in greater political power across the US.

A Precarious Public

Harikesh Prasad | November 9, 2023

  After 4 weeks of dissension, the House of Representatives has determined a new speaker. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-4), a far-right conservative, was able to garner the 217 votes needed...

A Final Bow

Adi Jaiswal and Veronica Jia | October 13, 2023

On Aug. 24, seniors in Stevenson’s music department auditioned for a chance to play as a soloist in one of the four concerts that the orchestra holds throughout the year. There were four spots, with...

Inside the Dance

Inside the Dance

Ansh Aggarwal and Jonah Cooper | September 22, 2023

Themed “Stevenson Space,” Stevenson will be hosting their annual Homecoming dance in the Field House this Saturday.  The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the dance, a lock-in event, will end at 10:30...

Highland Park parents and students hug after the lockdown finished. The school was under lockdown for 90 minutes before police verified the gun threat had been removed.

Locked Down

Simran Agarwal and Eshaam Bhattad | May 7, 2023

When senior Alex Bradshaw arrived at Highland Park High School on Tuesday, April 4, students taking part in organizations like March For Our Lives and Students Demand Action were protesting the recent...

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...

Lady Capulet (Lilly Brenner ’25) and Capulet (Isaac Chung ’25) have an argument. In the play, the Capulet family often argued about the rebellious actions that Juilet took to be with Romeo.

Behind the Scenes of Romeo and Juliet

Yimi Liu | March 15, 2023

As the curtains open, dimmed purple lights reflect upon the Little Theater stage, revealing the student cast of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Set in a fantastical world, two young lovers fall for each...

Regal Cinema Closes the Curtains

Regal Cinema Closes the Curtains

Kashvi Nagpal | March 6, 2023

On Jan. 26, the Regal Cinema at Lincolnshire played its final movie. The theater shut its doors because of low profits attributed to the pandemic and the increased availability of streaming services. According...

Didier Says Goodbye

Sam Lerner, Ava Winber, and Alex Xie | December 16, 2022

On Nov. 3, Didier Farms announced that they would be permanently shutting down retail sales. “Dear friends of Didier Farms,” the post reads. “After years of serving the community with fresh locally...

Committee members congregate outside Stevenson in order to organize campaign strategies. Most of the work done in order to advocate for the referendum was done by this group of students.

Catalyzing Reform

Sam Lerner, Ava Winber, and Alex Xie | December 7, 2022

The Vernon Area Township recently inducted a tax referendum for mental health resources after receiving a majority of votes in the Nov. 8, 2022 general elections. Stevenson’s Catalyst Club, a club focused...

Debate Tournament Comes Home

Debate Tournament Comes Home

Eshaam Bhattad, Sarah Zhang, and Vivian Zhu | December 2, 2022

Photo credit: Ansh Aggarwal On Oct. 29, the Stevenson Debate Team hosted this season’s second Illinois Congressional Debate Association (ICDA 2) tournament. Over 500 students from 23 different...

Students listen to Nabeela Syed during Political Action Club’s Campaign Night. Syed grew up attending public school in Palatine and has worked as a community organizer in the area.

Lake County Midterms Updates

Katya Dubinin and Angela Guo | November 8, 2022

On Nov. 8, registered voters across America will finish casting their ballots for the 2022 midterm elections. The elections will determine the balance of power in national and statewide Congresses for...

Course developer Michael Anderson demonstrates a VR headset similar to what students will use in the course. Students will have the option to register for the course during course selection in the coming months.

School Board Confirms New Virtual Reality Course

Collin Fan and Tej Kosaraju | September 21, 2022

Final preparations are being made for a new Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR and AR) course that was approved by the School Board of Education on Sept. 19.  The course intends to introduce...

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