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James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview LFA’s Head of School José De Jesús for this latest podcast of The Spectator. Listen as De Jesús discusses the difficult decisions that have gone into leading LFA since the onset of the pandemic. Hear him reflect on the weight of his decision-making, and dealing with the hardest moments of determining how best to keep the community safe. Join James, Nick and Rohan as they get to know our Head of School more intimately, and in honor of the holidays, hear about one of his favorite things--music.
Past Podcasts

James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview Ramya Herman for this second podcast of The Spectator. Listen as Ramya discusses what it's like to be a published author, with her book of poetry, Headspace of a Headcase, now available at Barnes and Noble. Learn about her process, the journey to publishing her work, and as she and the hosts try at a little pick-up poetry competition.
(Recorded 9/17/20)


James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview Frank Gu for the first first podcast of The Spectator. Listen as Frank discusses what it was like to be quarantined in China, observe some cultural differences in lock-down, and manage school and AP testing from his home abroad. (Recorded 5/12/20)
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America Divided: Jacob Blake court decision  is another point of division in an already divided nation

David Oluwole, Senior Sports Editor | February 18, 2021

The year 2020 was a tumultuous journey of unrest and injustice. Whether speaking on the murder of George Floyd or Breonna Taylor, it is apparent that people of color in the United States are not treated equally. This belief has been further solidified through the sentencing of the officers involved in the shooting of Jacob Blake, or rather the lack thereof. Jacob Blake is a 29-year-old male who...

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Distribution Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine

Bela De Jesus, Managing Editor of Global Perspectives | February 18, 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic closing in on its twelfth month, the vaccine is a glimmer of hope for its end. When the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was first administered on December 11, as was the Moderna vaccine on December 18, the world rejoiced at the idea that there was a chance for herd immunity. However, the logistics of distribution and lack of supply, especially in the United States, has slowed the...

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Our Stories: Shylee Saladi–Making sure others less fortunate are able to eat

May 17, 2020

"For the past month, my family and I have been at home, ordering groceries, only going out when necessary, and making sure that others who aren't as fortunate as us are able to eat. We have been quite worried about the growing cases of COVID in Illinois as it keeps rising even with the stay-at-home order in place. In Glencoe, I feel that people are taking this very seriously as I have not seen many...

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Our Stories: Ashley Guo–“People should try to be more understanding”

May 17, 2020

Even though I am staying in Illinois, many of my friends have gone back to China. There, they are facing lots of hardships. Many people are criticizing the students who are coming back to China from the US online by saying they are bringing back the virus and undermining the government's work. I understand their perspectives; however, everyone who is going back home is doing all they can to stay safe....

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