Articles by: Lucy Jakub
Lucy is co-founder of the Procrastinator and was Editor in Chief 2011-2013. She is currently studying at Columbia University. She is Abigail Jakub's older sister.

From the Editor
by / on June 12, 2013 at 7:02 pm

From the Editor

Every evening for four months my dad made the same old jibe at the dinner table: “So, when’s the paper coming out?” I would tell him for the millionth time that there was no paper, that I was a busy sophomore, that my friends and I would get around to […]

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Class Night 2013
by / on June 12, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Class Night 2013

Class Night farewell at George Stevens, two days before graduation. Goodbye, George Stevens! from Beeswax Productions on Vimeo. Goodbye, George Stevens It’s been a long four years to be sure since as freshmen we first walked in the door Debby gave us a pass and sent us to class but […]

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Senior Prank a fiasco once again
by / on June 5, 2013 at 6:25 pm

Senior Prank a fiasco once again

May 14, Tuesday night, as this reporter lay dreaming fitfully of Hamiltonianism and the Cuban Missile Crisis, mischief was afoot in the dark halls of GSA. Senior Prank is an annual tradition at many high schools.  Pranks are delicate things, apt to go awry when too many people are involved.  […]

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LePage grades Maine Schools; gives GSA a C
by / on May 11, 2013 at 4:49 pm

LePage grades Maine Schools; gives GSA a C

It’s that time of year— when students across America sit down and color in lots of little bubbles which will determine their place in the pecking order of college applications (juniors, our thoughts are with you). There is nothing quite like having your intelligence reduced to a number. No doubt […]

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GSA Places Third at State Jazzfest
by / on March 28, 2013 at 12:09 pm

GSA Places Third at State Jazzfest

Yes, you heard right.  The George Stevens Academy Jazzband didn’t win the Maine State High School Jazzfest.  It placed third, behind Houlton and MCI, which both advanced to the head-to-head final round on Saturday evening.  Houlton won the Division 4 competition on their home turf.    The last time GSA was […]

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Why Do Students Cheat?
by / on January 24, 2013 at 10:01 pm

Why Do Students Cheat?

William Navarre contributed reporting. The AP Statistics class took its midterm the week before Christmas Break, and last week they took it for a second time.  The administration is currently investigating a cheating incident involving a large number of AP Stat students who used cell phones to cheat on their […]

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Sickie Skypes to School
by / on December 18, 2012 at 11:58 pm

Sickie Skypes to School

Peter Howell’s been under the weather like so many others at GSA, but he’s been making an effort to be in school. On Wednesday he skyped (video chatted) from his sickbed to the GSA library via one of the desktop computers, drawing a small crowd. He also made a virtual […]

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Senior and Stressed Out
by / on November 2, 2012 at 3:32 pm

Senior and Stressed Out

Ms. Rosemeier often asks seniors during the fall what their stress level is.  When she asked me I raised my hand over my head, gesturing vaguely.  “It’s up there,” I said.  I have, quite honestly, stress steaming from the top of my head like I’m a stress factory.  Stress is […]

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Aaron Osborne: Voice of the People
by / on October 18, 2012 at 10:37 pm

Aaron Osborne: Voice of the People

People who speak out during assemblies usually have something to say, but Aaron Osborne’s interruptions are really just outbursts of teen angst.  “I just want food,” he admits; “I don’t care for assembly.  I just want break.” When asked if he customarily thinks before speaking, he said, “What do you […]

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by / on October 18, 2012 at 10:54 am

A Heavy Workload

Among the biggest fans of the new schedule is Mr. Gilden, who gleefully begins class by saying that he is a week ahead in his curriculum.  But lugging his 5 lb textbook to class three times a week is still a pain in the neck (literally).  One of the downsides […]

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