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Cultural & Identity Awareness Clubs

Black Student Union (BSU)

The GBN Black Student Union (GBN-BSU) is a cultural club that aims to spark discussion and awareness about issues affecting the African American community. Our goal is to provide a safe space for students to learn about and explore different perspectives and diverse stories that make up American society. 

Meeting Information: Every other Tuesday 7:20 a.m. Room A220

Sponsor(s): Sarah Illie, Heather Higgins

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Foreign Films Club (FFC)

Foreign Films Club is a place to de-stress and spend quality time with friends! FFC uses international movies to introduce the Glenbrook community to Afro-Eurasian history, current society, and film production. It also supports Hope Renewed, a non-profit organization, through yearly fundraisers.

Sponsor(s): Todd Keeler

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Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

The GSA is a social and social action club whose goals are: awareness, visibility, and action. Our mission is to improve the quality of acceptance and awareness at GBN for all students & make it a safe place both emotionally & physically for all students regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. GSA is open to all students.

Meeting Information: Tuesdays 3:20 p.m. Room A132

Sponsor(s): Erica Henrich

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Hellenic Club

The Hellenic Club is a student-sponsored club, open to all. The focus of the club revolves around developing an appreciation for the Greek Culture. The Hellenic Club stresses a relaxed atmosphere, which is geared towards a fun experience for all. Activities include charity projects, movies, cultural discussions, and excursions such as dinner at a Greek restaurant, among other pursuits.

Meeting Information: Every other Wednesday 7:15 a.m. Room A246

Sponsor(s): Konstantena Houmpavlis, Dimitra Balaskas

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Latinos Unidos

Latinos Unidos is a club that focuses on bringing together Glenbrook North’s Latino and Hispanic communities. Our meetings consist of ice breakers, games, movies, and long-term projects revolving around Latino culture.

Meeting Information: TBD

Sponsor(s): Rodolfo Perez


Slavic Culture Club

The Slavic Culture Club exists for the purpose of not only uniting those who are already part of the Slavic Culture to connect to their roots and with their fellow students but also to become more aware of all the different and fascinating Slavic cultures. Anyone who wishes to join is welcome.

Meeting Information: TBD

Sponsor(s): Svetlana Borisova


South Asian Student Association (SASA)

South Asian Student Association (SASA) is a club meant to recognize and celebrate different South Asian identities. SASA will host informative and fun cultural events and other activities that are open to all students. Join to appreciate and learn more about diverse South Asian cultures!

Meeting Information: TBD

Sponsor(s): Leslie Hiben


Pan-Asian Student Society (PASS)

The purpose of the Pan-Asian Student Society is to allow Glenbrook North students the opportunity to learn more about the diverse array of Asian cultural traditions and to facilitate an appreciation for both the connections as well as the uniqueness that East, Central, and South Asian students represent.

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Meeting Information: Once/Month on Tuesdays 3:30 - 4 p.m. Room C202

Sponsor(s): Stephanie Jund

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World Languages Honors Society (WLHS)

The World Languages Honor Society at GBN strives to promote the study of all languages offered here on our campus both within the classroom and beyond. Society members understand that language is a means of connecting persons of different origins and backgrounds. The society aims to recognize high scholastic achievement and linguistic proficiency in the study of world languages, create connections through the celebration of culture and foster global citizenship within our student body.

Current members and new inductees are advised to check our Google Classroom page for updates on meetings and events.

Sponsor(s): Lauren Caranza

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