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Tall Girl Falls Short

Tall Girl Falls Short

Marianne Schraeder, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

“You think your life is hard? I'm a high school junior wearing size 13 Nikes. Mens size 13 Nikes. Beat that.” This quote has recently blown up across multiple social media platforms, and comes from what some consider to be one of the worst movies ever produced: Tall Girl. This Netflix Original ...

KIRK by DaBaby Album Review

Mike Serritella, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Jonathan Lyndale Kirk aka DaBaby has had one successful summer. His album “Baby on Baby” had hits like “Suge” which reached number seven on the Billboard Hot 100 and the album itself landed to seven on the Billboard 200. Using the momentum of his summer success, he came out with his newest album ...

“Joker” Movie Review

“Joker” Movie Review

Nik Ajroja, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Hands down, the film "Joker" is the most uncomfortable masterpiece since "The Shining." "Joker" is a cinematic miracle, and I don't think there is a better way to describe this movie. It's a miracle it was made and an even bigger miracle that it didn't turn out to be horrible. I didn't think Todd Phillips, the guy ...

“Pony” by Rex Orange Country

“Pony” by Rex Orange Country

Nik Ajroja, Entertainment Editor

November 4, 2019

After a two year hiatus, with some singles released along the way, Rex Orange County has returned with his new album Pony. Rex Orange County released his debut album "bcos u will never b free" on SoundCloud in 2016, which landed him a management team. One year later Rex would go on to release his second ...

Kravings: The Pacer’s Kamika Patel Finds Unexpected Discovery Mexican Eatery Bien Chido

Kravings: The Pacer’s Kamika Patel Finds Unexpected Discovery Mexican Eatery Bien Chido

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-chief

September 16, 2019

The expression, “mistakes can lead to discoveries,” does apply to reality. Whether it be accidentally tossing a shirt into the washer to soon find out it would not have shrunk if it had been hand washed or finding out someone’s real name after having called them the wrong one for quite a while...

IT Chapter Two Doesn’t Float as well as the Original

IT Chapter Two Doesn’t Float as well as the Original

Nik Ajroja, Entertainment Editor

September 16, 2019

In 2017, Bill Skarsgard recreated the sewer scene straight out of IT, terrifying everyone who watched the first IT, IT 2, however, is a comedy. IT Chapter Two picks up 27 years after IT when the Losers Club had seemingly bested Pennywise in the barrens. Derry, the town where IT is set, is beginning to hav...

New Production Under New Direction

New Production Under New Direction

Julian Rodriguez, Entertainment Editor

September 4, 2019

The RMHS Theatre program will begin this school year with many differences. With the past four years of the program under the leadership of former director Britnee Kenyon, this year the successful program will be under the leadership of Stephanie Svarz, who is looking forward to implementing new cha...

The Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Nik Ajroja, Entertainment Editor

September 4, 2019

With Sony snapping Spider-Man out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU),  the next Iron Man’s departure could negatively impact the MCU. Regardless,  Spider-Man: Far From Home is such a great and fun movie that ends the Infinity Saga on the perfect note. But the recent Sony/ Disney fallout has now ruine...

Lots of Laughs

Lots of Laughs

Nik Ajroja, Entertainment Editor

May 24, 2019

A year after ComedySportz, RMHS theatre performed Improv Wars this Saturday, which brought back even more laughter and newer games this time.  The show only ran for one night, bringing in its best elements from ComedySportz, while adding new games and teams. Seniors Julia Mlynowski and Jasmin Bolanos...

Now Our Watch Has Ended

Now Our Watch Has Ended

Elizabeth Davenport, Features Editor

May 24, 2019

The eighth and final season of popular HBO series Game of Thrones (GoT) has drawn to an end after running for eight years (2011-2019). Fans from as many as 170 countries counted down the days until the last screening, even the teachers at RMHS show excitement for it.   Resource teacher Julia McNam...

Kravings: The Pacer’s Kamika Patel tries Cuban food for the first time in a local unsung restaurant

Kravings: The Pacer’s Kamika Patel tries Cuban food for the first time in a local unsung restaurant

Kamika Patel, Editor-in-chief

May 23, 2019

The phrase “hidden gem” is used to describe places that are generally unknown by the mainstream world. Being that we live in the suburbs of Chicago, where our dine-in options are more than we could ever ask for, there are several overlooked hole-in-the-walls, and Cubano Bros is just one of the many lo...

“Exit West” Book Review

Kassie Lemancik, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

“Exit West” by Mohsin Hamid is a young adult novel following Saeed and Nadia and their riveting story of travel to and through London while observing their relationship fall together. The first chapters include detailed descriptions of each character and their background. Saeed lives with his parents w...

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