Crushes and Daydreams

Leslie Solorio, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

  Author Jenny Han has written a memorable first novel. This easy-read is a warm story about an adorkable young girl who struggles with everyday situations, whether it's low self-esteem, family problems, or just something like faded friendships, she somehow learns how to accomplish them all. This...

Kendrick Lamar’s “Damn.” Album Review

Adam Schwartz, Entertainment Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Front page

Kendrick Lamar has been around for awhile.Since 2004 to be exact. The hip hop rap genre he’s a part of has been around for even longer. With Kendrick’s fourth studio album, Damn, he brings one of the best albums the genre has seen yet. Featuring fourteen tracks, fifteen if you include the promo...

Nic’s Organic Fast Food

Erin Prusener, Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

With everyone being more health conscious about what is in the food they eat, Nic’s Organic Fast Food Restaurant, located in Rolling Meadows, is introducing a new word to Fast Food: organic. This means that every item served at Nic’s will not include any antibiotics, added hormones, GMO’s, artif...

Walking into Walker Bros. Original Pancake House

Kamika Patel, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Front page

After a long, tiring badminton practice, I usually head home to gorge on everything available in my fridge. However this time, I headed to Walker Bros., The Original Pancake House, located on Dundee Road. Freshmen Julia Moran and Riya Shah came along to satisfy their starving stomachs, while helping...

Leading Ladies take the lead

Lauren Magana, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Front page

4 a.m. call times, huge amounts of hairspray and a face full of makeup are just some of the parts of being apart of the Rolling Meadows Leading Ladies. With five competitions this past season, the most in Leading Ladies history, the girls have been working hard to perfect their show. This year's...

King Kong kills the years

Niyathi Arcot, Staff writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Front page

The story of King Kong has always told us it was “Beauty Killed the Beast.” However, the latest production of the sci-fi doesn’t exactly fit the classic theme. “Kong: Skull Island,” directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts turned out to be different from its previous interpretations. Set during the Vietn...

Melophobia album review

Julia Skwerski, Staff Photographer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

I won’t lie, I’m not the biggest fan of alternative rock music but when a friend of mine recommended the Cage The Elephant album Melophobia to me I decided to give it a listen and I was pleasantly surprised. The band released their third album in 2013 gracing the world with new sounds for the ba...

Frankie’s Cartoon- January

Frankie Bruno, Editorial cartoonist
January 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

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Hamilton Exceeds Expectations

Laura Dacy
January 13, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Hamilton, the tony award winning Broadway musical, has finally come to Chicago, and boy was the performance worth the hype. I had been listening for the soundtrack for a few months leading up to seeing the show and last month I finally got to see the performance live. While there is no dialogue ...

Positive messages

Molly Manley, Managing editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Front page, Top Stories

Blistered feet from a wooden floor. Cramps in calves from pointed toes. Sore fingertips from countless hand-sewn costumes. These are just some of the things that the members of Orchesis deal with while preparing for their performances. For two weeks, the group has been developing their technique and r...

“La La Land” review

Brendan Brady, Entertainment Editor
January 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

I’ll get it out of the way now: If you don’t like musicals, you probably won’t like “La La Land.” The same goes for warm, fuzzy banter, Hollywood nostalgia, and obnoxiously artsy cinematography. That being said, the movie was very good. And as someone who’s a sucker for musical numbers, witty...

Frankie’s Cartoon-November

Frankie Bruno, Editorial cartoonist
November 17, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

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