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Club Fair

Club Fair

Rajan Sukhatme and Timothy Bui | March 23, 2024

         

Candidates for the upcoming Illinois primary election attend the Campaign Fair held at Stevenson. Candidates utilize this opportunity to bolster their campaign and give students an opportunity to get to know them better.

Pushing P(olitics)

Sona Surya and Alexander Xie | March 18, 2024

On March 19, the 2024 Illinois primary election will officially be open for voting. Polls across the state will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m, giving voters the opportunity to vote in several key races...

Band-tastic Night

Band-tastic Night

Siya Patel | March 8, 2024

On March 6 and 7, in the Performing Arts Center (PAC), at 7 p.m., the band program hosted their two-day winter concert. This year, Mundelein High School’s Wind Ensemble performed as well. On March...

An Odyssey of Fine Arts

An Odyssey of Fine Arts

Harikesh Prasad | February 20, 2024

On Feb. 13-14, Stevenson hosted Odyssey, a two-day event that invites students to experience unique activities in the fine arts, ranging from card tricks to wood turning. Students are given a schedule...

Photo Credit to Stevenson Student Council. Sourced from @StuCoStevenson on Instagram

Adlai’s Birthday Bash!

Eshaam Bhattad | February 9, 2024

On Monday, Feb. 5, Stevenson’s Student Council (StuCo) hosted an event celebrating the school’s namesake, Adlai Ewing Stevenson II’s birthday, during all lunch periods. Inviting balloon artists and...

A Love Letter to Chinese Food

A Love Letter to Chinese Food

Adi Jaiswal and Grace Sun | January 30, 2024

On Friday Feb. 2, Chinese Club, Taiwanese Club, and National Chinese Honor Society (NCHS) will be co-hosting a Chinese New Year celebration from 6-9 p.m. in room 2104. With over 300 people in attendance...

 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...

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