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Young Joni Impresses

Young Joni's Korean BBQ pizza.
Bold flavors, takeout ease yields positive experience
November 9, 2020

Young Joni, owned by Chef Ann Kim, offers a twist on regular pizza. Their wood-fired pizzas are globally-inspired, bringing a variety of flavors. The different types of pizzas had surprising ingredients...

College Admissions Foster Competition, Inequality

College Admissions Foster Competition, Inequality
Early decision, early action institutionalize universities’ capital wealth
November 6, 2020

An increasing number of students, especially seniors, are exhausted, stressed, panicked, and worried about their futures. No, I’m not talking about the upcoming election and the future of this...

Answering Student, Faculty Questions about State of Supreme Court

November 5, 2020

“WHAT SHOULD I KNOW ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT?”  - CJ Jones Eckhardt The Supreme Court is made up of nine members: one Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices. Because of the Certiorari Act of 1925,...

Hybrid Learning Cooks Up Problems, Frustration in Cafeteria

Seniors enjoy their lunch in the lunchroom. Unlike juniors and sophomores, seniors are allowed to eat in the courtyard or go to the senior lounge when they’re finished. They find this time helps them stay on top of their schoolwork and college applications.
Lunch changes lead to safety concerns, complaints
October 1, 2020

Although the new lunchroom changes are to ensure safety and social distancing, there is a social aspect of school that is lost. Bailey Abraham ‘21 attests to this sentiment, stating, “[the new protocols]...

SIAC Welcomes Students Back to School

SIAC makes fun posters to remind students to stay safe and keep their masks on. 
Despite social distance guidelines, SIAC finds creative ways to greet students
September 3, 2020

    Signs were surrounding the school to get students excited for the new school year.  

Review of Five Popular Youtube Workout Accounts

POPSUGAR is one of many Youtube accounts that create videos that stimulate workout classes
Quarantine has forced many people to workout at home, youtube accounts provide a variety of workouts
May 15, 2020

Review 1: POPSUGAR Fitness POPSUGAR is a lifestyle brand that has a variety of fitness videos as well as health and beauty articles. The workout was the most physically intense out of the other videos,...

Some of the Spectrum Staff’s Favorite Smoothie Recipes to Try

Maggie Seidel's '22 smoothie  (bottom left) with the ingredients she used (top left) and Sara Richardson's  '21 smoothie (top right) and the ingredients she used (bottom right)
These healthy berry smoothie recipes are a great way to start your morning.
May 9, 2020

In an attempt to brighten our morning and begin our days with a nice breakfast, certain members of the Spectrum Staff have been perfecting their personal smoothie recipes to share.  Maggie’s Recipe:  ...

Spring Sport Athletes Share Training Schedules, React to Cancellation of Season

Lacrosse player Ava Pihlstrom '22 follows workouts that have been put together by BGL's coach
Spring athletes and captains share how they are staying connected and look towards the summer and future seasons
April 22, 2020
Without this season, teams feel more pressure to work hard in the off-season to prepare.  Mitchell states, “But next year, the majority of our team are juniors this year, so we will be seniors next year, and it’s our last season, so it is going to be big. [...] I am sure it's going to be putting in a lot of work next year.”

Spring Sport Athletes Share Training Schedules, React to Cancellation of Season

Lacrosse player Ava Pihlstrom '22 follows workouts that have been put together by BGL's coach
Spring athletes and captains share how they are staying connected and look towards the summer and future seasons
April 18, 2020

Before the spring sports’ seasons were officially cancelled, different teams were staying active and preparing for their upcoming seasons. Eliot Mitchell ‘21, explains that her lacrosse coach “made...

50 Things To Do During Quarantine

Coloring is relaxing and a great way to pass time.
Fun things to do that follow the quarantine guidelines
April 16, 2020
Clean your house. I am not just talking about cleaning your room, but help your parents organize the garage or go through your closet. Personally, I did this during the first two days of quarantine and I feel uncluttered.  Redecorate your room. Move some things around, put some pictures of your friends and family on the wall, or learn about feng shui. 

50 Things To Do During Quarantine

Coloring is relaxing and a great way to pass time.
Fun things to do that follow the quarantine guidelines
April 2, 2020

  Clean your house. I am not just talking about cleaning your room, but help your parents organize the garage or go through your closet. Personally, I did this during the first two days of quarantine...

Students Seek Clarifying Communication of Definition, Consequences

Andrew Richardson ‘23 and David Carlson ‘23 concentrate on an assignment during TASC. Distance is another tactic employed by teachers to protect academic honesty between students.
November 8, 2019

On paper, academic honesty has a similar definition for most students. Amaka Nwokocha '21 describes the definition of academic honesty as "[j]ust not cheating. Doing your own work." But, while the meaning...

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