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CNN Goes Bankrupt

The 2020 election took its toll on the media giant.
Gaurish Lakhanpal April 9, 2021

The media giant CNN has filed for bankruptcy as of April 1, 2021. Many analysts have pinned the bankruptcy on the Trump Administration’s loss and the introduction of a relatively charismatic president....

Welcome to Zoom Room

From bathroom buttons to breakout rooms, staffers break down new Zoom features
Thea Surya and Tia Vasudeva April 6, 2021

  As the calendar turned, our joy for the end of what can only be described as a tumultuous year was not the only new thing scheduled to arrive. We were on the cusp of a new presidency, a new semester...

Digging for (Green and) Gold?

New England Patriots rumored to swap logo to mimic Stevenson High School Patriots, may face IHSA punishments
Bradley Locker April 6, 2021

After their Week 17 win over the New York Jets, the New England Patriots — who finished 7-9 — are engaging in conversation with Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Illinois in hopes...

The Camera Dilemma

Six reasons why students have their cameras off
Ally Flynn and Greycen Ren April 6, 2021

Five to Survive

Five to Survive

Stevenson administration decides for adding a fifth year of school to make up for E-Learning
Malini Pillai and Matthew Mcgowan April 6, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic confining Stevenson students to E-Learning, statistics have shown a massive regression in students’ quality of work and academic growth. After several meetings with Illinois...

Stevenson SuperStore Catalog: 2021 Edition

Stevenson SuperStore Catalog: 2021 Edition

Staffer pitches latest additions featured in SuperStore catalog
Katie Lee April 6, 2021

Introduction + Product Overview: Hello, prospective customer! Welcome to the Stevenson SuperStore, where we sell everything from chapstick to branded face shields. “Stick to the pencils and textbooks,”...

Cameras Off, Brains On

Cameras Off, Brains On

As students share their love of breakout rooms, teachers start to have reservations
Sophia Ismail April 6, 2021

It’s Tuesday at 10:30 am and Kate Meyers ’23 is eating her third bag of chips in the hour as music blares in the background. Her laptop is open to Zoom, but her camera and microphone are off. Most...

Accidentally Prompted

Accidentally Prompted

2020 tests patience, focus of students globally, College Board to test APUSH students on 2020 history
Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Victoria Feng April 6, 2021

Though Generation Z is known to be very good with technology, teenage hackers have taken that stereotype to an even higher level in recent months. While other adolescents have attempted to hack into social...

Cravings for Coffee

Cravings for Coffee

Jazzman’s delivery program to be implemented, students can enjoy coffee during E-Learning
Dwija Ramesh and Natalie King April 6, 2021

Jenny Adams ’21 wakes up at 8:16 and hurriedly walks the 3 steps from her bed to her desk with her stomach growling. During a regular school year, she would visit Jazzman’s for all of her snack needs,...

A roll a day keeps the doctor away

A new condition renders students oblivious to walking.
Sabrina Xue March 31, 2021

Allison Wilson ’22 yawns as she wakes up from her 37-minute nap and leaves her sixth-period Zoom call. She sighs in relief and debates what to eat during her 15-minute break. Her parents remind her to...

Cheated But Defeated

Student fails English test even after using SparkNotes for answers
Vaasu Kakuturu March 31, 2021

While other students in his class stay up to frantically refresh their IRC page for updated grades as the clock strikes midnight, Ned Chetting ’21 is asleep in his bed. Confident in the answers he had...

Faculty members working in the ILC will be enforcing various rules to help students make online learning as normal as possible. The faculty members who will be entering student’s homes to enforce these rules, will be following COVID-19 precautions, such as 6 feet of distance between faculty and students and mask wearing.

School Structures in Students’ Homes

School rules will be implemented into students’ homes to make the online learning experience feel closer to learning at school.
Surya Sethi March 31, 2021

On January 8, Stevenson High School announced its plan for enforcing school rules in students’ homes. While in a remote learning setting, faculty members feel it is important for students to abide by...

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