The Spectator

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James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview the faculty sponsor of LFA's eSports club, Joe Ward, as well as player and coach, Garrison Sloan. Listen as they discuss how they got this innovative new way to compete going at LFA.
WandaVision: Marvel moves forward
The ominous and unique world of Wonder Egg Priority
The Weeknd’s COVID-conscious halftime show
Wonder Woman 1984 Review
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Past Podcasts

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.


The Spectator staff wanted a format to allow for telling more in-depth stories about the students and teachers that make up LFA's community, and in The Spectator's third podcast, James Kuhns, Nick Alutto, and Rohan Miglani interview Director of Health Services Anna Kliner. Listen as Kliner discusses the substantial buy-in that the LFA community has given to Covid precautions, and how it allowed the in-person semester to actually happen. Join James, Nick and Rohan as they get to know this new, vital faculty member whom we depend on to help keep us safe.


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)
Conversation hearts: kiss or miss?
Common Application website crash & the end of the college process
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Myanmar Coup and Protests Explained

Aylin Tepe, Staff Writer | April 2, 2021

On the early morning of February 1st, 2021, the people of Myanmar were greeted with internal conflict once again, completely restructuring their way of government. Myanmar, (formerly known as Burma) was seized by the military in a sudden coup.  Since the country’s elections on November 8th in which the National League for Democracy, Myanmar’s leading civilian party, won 83 percent of the body’s...

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A look at Biden’s Administration thus far

Kirstin Palasz & Mimi Osborne, Photo Editor & Managing Editor of A&E | April 2, 2021

From the moment President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in, they made history. Being sworn into office only two weeks after an attack on the U.S. Capital and, during his first months in office, President Biden has already made significant changes. Biden has earned the title of oldest president at 77-years-old and Harris is the first Black and Asian-American woman vice president...

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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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