Photography Inspiring Change: A look inside the artistic and philanthropic club

Photography Inspiring Change: A look inside the artistic and philanthropic club

By Madison Rossi Editor In Chief The idea first came to senior Sahil Chatterji during his sophomore year. He was developing a passion for photography, and wanted to take his hobby further. When Chatterji realized there weren’t any photography clubs at BHS, he decided to create his own. Photography Inspiring Change, commonly...
Upcoming TV shows

Upcoming TV shows

By Emily Liu Opinion Editor Brooklyn Nine-Nine An American action comedy set in Brooklyn at the (fictional) 99th Precinct of the New York City Police Department. The show follows a talented yet childish detective (Andy Samberg) and his new strict boss (Andre Braugher). Viewers have acclaimed the show as “messy,...
Jack Taylor: Hidden NCAA Gem

Jack Taylor: Hidden NCAA Gem

By Owen Reith Staff Writer   People all over the world love to watch and play basketball. In Barrington it is one of the biggest sports and a lot of people flock to the games to watch. No matter who you are, all fans love people who can score a...
Fragrance Overload

Fragrance Overload

By Georgia McCauley and Marissa Plescia Staff Writer and Assistant Features Editor Everyone experiences that cloud of fragrance from the people walking on the streets or in the hallway. But there are often cases when a face mask may be necessary for the victims on the receiving end of the...
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Review

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Movie Review

By Jack McBreen Sports Edit   The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is the sequel to the smash hit, The Hunger Games, which came out in 2012.  Both these movies are based on the books by Suzanne Collins, and tell the story of Katniss Everdeen.  Everdeen lives in the fictional country...
Going Interstellar: Voyager 1 Explores Beyond

Going Interstellar: Voyager 1 Explores Beyond

By Jack McBreen Sports Editor   2013 has been full of great scientific discoveries, from shaping future physics to finding ancient lakes.  However, one of the most impressive achievements comes from the Voyager 1’s exploration of interstellar space.  This small probe is the first human-made object to make it beyond...
Nix the gym uniforms

Nix the gym uniforms

By Pauline Gaffney Executive Opinion Editor Running the mile, swimming laps, and playing badminton. All of the above are painful gym activities that every student in a gym class has to face. But even more painful than that are the uniforms that students are forced to wear in order to...
The Fifth Estate: Movie Review

The Fifth Estate: Movie Review

By Pauline Gaffney Executive Opinion Editor The Fifth Estate followed the story of Julian Assange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Daniel Berg (Daniel Bruhl). Assange came up with the idea for Wiki-leaks; a website that would publish unedited documents. He then got Berg, a technology prodigy, to help him in the technical...
A Double Homecoming: BHS alumna Veronica Roth returns during special week

A Double Homecoming: BHS alumna Veronica Roth returns during special week

By Morgan Nguyen Managing Editor The sound of laughter reverberated through the BHS auditorium Thursday night, October 3rd. But unlike usual, they weren’t caused by a funny musical scene or the barbershop quartet; no, the chuckles and exchanged glances of delight were derived from BHS alumna Veronica Roth. Upon being...
Get Involved at BHS!

Get Involved at BHS!

By Jessica Holzknecht Staff Writer    As a student (especially if you’re a freshman), everyone is telling you the same thing. Get involved! But that’s easier said than done, especially when you only see the occasional flyer in the hallway advertising a club that you know little to nothing about....
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Ways To Relieve Stress For Finals

Ways To Relieve Stress For Finals

By Alexia Vigue Staff Writer The first semester is almost to a close and finals are just around the corner.  Around this time everyone is stressing out trying to balance school, extracurricular activities, and fitting in time with your friends and family.  Believe it or not, there are proven ways to help you feel less...
Broncos take on defending state champions in boys hockey match

Broncos take on defending state champions in boys hockey match

By Shane Yorton Staff Writer This past Wednesday Barrington played New Trier’s Green team.  The highly anticipated game was hosted at Barrington’s home rink.    New Trier’s Green team (which is the top Varsity team, out of their three Varsity teams) defeated the Broncos 4-3 in a back and forth game.  At the end of the...
Barrington Girls Volleyball defeated by Lake Zurich in Regional Finals

Barrington Girls Volleyball defeated by Lake Zurich in Regional Finals

By Kathleen Baert and Rachael Rowley Business Manager/Copy Editor and News Editor    On Thursday Oct. 31, the Barrington Girls Varsity Volleyball lost to Lake Zurich Bears (LZ) in the Regional Finals in the Highland Park High School gymnasium. The first match ended in 22-25 LZ, and the second in 16-25 LZ.    After warm-up,...
Falling for food

Falling for food

By Emily Liu and Maddie Mathie Assistant Opinion Editor and Assistant Features Editor   Fall. The season of gold, of trees painted orange, yellow, flame-red. Above all, fall is a transition season, and the weather pattern can be just as colorful as the drifting leaves—it’s the perfect time for a hot coffee or some cold...
Insidious Chapter 2 Review

Insidious Chapter 2 Review

By Katherine Luby Online Editor    The lights dim. My heart begins to race as I cling hopelessly to my companion in anticipation and terror. The opening credits haven’t even begun before I cover my eyes, curled up in a ball on the theater seat. My regret of coming to see the movie is unrivaled...
The Mystic Madame Rowley's October Horoscopes

The Mystic Madame Rowley’s October Horoscopes

By Rachel Rowley News Editor   Look to the stars for guidance this October with a reading done by the Roundup’s own astrological guru, Mystic Madame Rowley.     Aries (3/21-4/19)   Your love life is about to take an interesting turn.  You are filled with energy this entire month and someone has been taking...
College for practically free: An alternative to pricy education

College for practically free: An alternative to pricy education

By Rajeev Jayaraman Sports Editor According to a new article in the Chicago Tribune, a child born in 2013 will pay $37,700 for an in-state public school education and $98,200 for a private education. As it stands, current in-state tuition and room/boards come out to roughly $20,000 a year, while some private schools costs more...
Pesky parents: the negative effects of excess parental involvement

Pesky parents: the negative effects of excess parental involvement

By Morgan Nguyen and Nidhi Madhaven Assistant Features Editor and Copy Editor High school has the potential to feel like a mess of numbers. Class grades, grade point averages, ACT scores – it is a jumble that so much effort, stress and money are put into achieving. There is no doubt that this hard work...
Exhilarating exhibits: Clair E. Smith gallery brings fine art to BHS

Exhilarating exhibits: Clair E. Smith gallery brings fine art to BHS

By Abbie Donoghue Opinion Editor Climbing the multitude of steps and arriving in the entryway, Barrington High School appears to have all of the generic elements of any surrounding high school. The library is a mere five steps away, tables and vending machines are within a stone’s throw, and classrooms can be made out down...
The ESL program: English as a second language at BHS

The ESL program: English as a second language at BHS

By Kathleen Baert Staff Writer Plenty of students choose to take a foreign language as an elective during the day.  However, not many people realize that students from Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, India, China, and Korea walk the halls of BHS every day. The students’ ethnicities vary depending on the year. About 40 students participate...
Love is in the air: various perspectives on Valentine's Day

Love is in the air: various perspectives on Valentine’s Day

By Emma Barnett Staff Writer As Valentine’s Day comes around, love is always in the air. Many BHS students begin to question the meaning of love and how to make a relationship last. However, there appears to be a dividing line between different generations and their views on love. What is love? “An evolving emotion...
The spring musical: Guys and Dolls

The spring musical: Guys and Dolls

By Katherine Luby Online Editor A handful of BHS students, ranging from freshmen to seniors, are gathered underneath the bright lights of the high school auditorium’s stage. They dance, sing, and act, all trying to perfect their own part in the upcoming spring musical, Guys and Dolls. The musical takes place in New York City...