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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...

Teacher Talk #2: Britnee Kenyon

Anup Patel, Brendan Brady

December 18, 2017

RMHS musicians receive ILMEA District honors

Brendan Brady, Entertainment Editor

November 8, 2017

Ten students from Rolling Meadows High School’s music department earned All-District honors by the Illinois Music Education Association (ILMEA).  For All-District Choir, seniors Philip Heck (tenor 1) and Melanie Thoms (soprano 1), juniors Grace Carroll (alto 2), Mike Derango (tenor 2) and Maddie Ke...

Crushes and Daydreams

Leslie Solorio, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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