Steven Universe review

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

March 19, 2019

Recently in television there has been greater diversity of LGBTQ relationships, mental health issues, and different cultures. One of the first popular shows to do this was the cartoon “Steven Universe,” which has aired on Cartoon Network for five seasons since 2013. However, for anyone eager to...

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse review

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

March 19, 2019

The 2018 comedy superhero movie “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was an engrossing story with a lot of drive behind it. The directors, Peter Ramsey, Bob Persichetti, and Rodney Rothman, all clearly put a lot of passion into their work, as did all the actors, animators, and other staff working...

Pen and Paper organizes Open Mic Night

Pen and Paper organizes Open Mic Night

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

March 15, 2019

For those who love to write and use writing to express themselves and the world around them, it can be hard to be heard. Sometimes it’s a lack of audience. Sometimes it’s too hard to present it to others out of fear of being judged. Sometimes there just isn’t any time to present. Whatever stops...

Green Room performs the musical “Fame”

Green Room performs the musical “Fame”

Rhiannon Swanson, Opinion Editor

March 15, 2019

While attending plays, musicals, or even just watching T.V. is entertaining, not many people truly understand the work that goes into constructing these activities. For junior Amelia Shingle, performing is something she is especially passionate about and makes her that much more appreciative of the hard...

What Happened to Monday

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

Netflix’s original movie “What Happened to Monday” was a very anticipated release for viewers. The two hour long movie is packed with lots of suspense and action, Directed by Tommy Wirkola and written by Max Botkin and Kerry Williamson. The movie follows seven identical sisters though their...

No Trolls

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

February 12, 2019

One hour and 23 minutes. That is 4920 seconds of my life I will never get back because I was forced to watch the movie “Trolls”, or perhaps a better title for it: where entertainment went to die. For those readers who are lucky enough to avoid the festering glitter trainwreck, I’ll sum it up: 90...

Go Trolls

Nadia Hernandez, Online Editor

February 12, 2019

In this day and age, we are exposed to so much negativity through the media. When are we able to take a moment and find peace? For a while, I could only find so many outlets that could radiate positivity; however, none of those compare to the light at the end of the tunnel that is “Trolls (2016)”....

Green Room produces musical ‘Fame’

Green Room produces musical ‘Fame’

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

This spring, Grayslake North Theatre Company will be producing a musical called “Fame.” It will be performed on March 9, 8, 10, 14, 15 and 16. Over the two weekends, they expect to see a lot of people coming to see the show because of the love “Fame” has gotten in the past. “‘Fame’,...

Band puts on their final concert of 2018

Band puts on their final concert of 2018

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

December 21, 2018

As the year ends and all the students go on break, band gave one last performance this year at their winter concert on December 17. The band has put in a lot of rehearsal time over the course of the semester and were prepared to show their work for the last concert of the year. “We spent a lot...

Student Showcase 2018

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

December 12, 2018

Dorothy Must Die review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

“The Wizard of Oz” is an old tale that never dies in the eyes of children. It was written as a book, and then the movie adaptation was adapted along with some other movies about the young girl Dorothy that some people may not know of. Anybody can remember Dorothy Gale, the sweet, innocent farm...

Hogfather review

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

December 11, 2018

Terry Pratchett is famous for his fantasy universe called Discworld, which is where the book “Hogfather” takes place. With at least three different plotlines following various characters, a reader could get sucked into these novels and never want to leave. His works have more diversity than anyone...

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