The Spectator

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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.
Ranking One Direction Albums
Remembering Alex Trebek
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Girls Prep Hockey in motion
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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)
Reranking Thanksgiving Food
The first working First Lady
Seasonal depression during COVID-19 times
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Bela De Jesus, Managing Editor of Global Perspectives | December 11, 2020

After the election winner was announced on November 7th, the United States was not the only one waiting for the news. Countries across the world were also invested, and the front pages of their newspapers are the perfect example of how the divisive election impacted the globe.  Germany After showing an image of Trump holding the severed Lady Liberty’s head on their front page in 2017, Der...

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New Supreme Court judge and what it means for US

Bela De Jesus, Managing Editor of Global Perspectives | November 6, 2020

Among the seemingly hundreds of controversies happening in 2020, the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett is one of the most recent and contentious. On September 18th of this year, the beloved Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. After 27 years on the Supreme Court, Ginsburg had an immense impact on our country, fighting for women’s rights and marriage...

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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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