Life Sentence Review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The CW program has decided to cancel the show “Life Sentence” after only a 13 episode season in June of this year. The main character Stella was diagnosed with cancer at a young age and was given a timespan in which she would live. Stella took the news with a grain of salt and started living life...

Great British Baking Show Review

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Going into the fifth season of “The Great British Baking Show” on Netflix, viewers knew that big changes were coming. When the show moved from BBC to Channel 4, three of the signature personalities, Mary Berry, Sue Perkins, and Mel Giedroyc, did not make the move with it. Judge Berry announced her...

Hollow Knight Review

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Many games get player’s attention through great graphics and beautiful scenery. Others use dark atmospheres and mystery. Some of the best games use riveting gameplay and stories to bring the player in and immerse them in a new world. Above all, games that are truly spectacular do all of that and more....

Battle of the Bands to be held in November

Claire Armstrong, Features Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Music is an important part of everyone’s life, and the school takes this into account and lets students express themselves through the Battle of the Bands, which will reach a crescendo on November 16. The musical fight is held at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Student bands, such as Vivid Vision,...

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Green Room comes to stage with Moon Over Buffalo

Maggie Walker, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

This fall, Grayslake North’s theatre company put on a comedy called “Moon Over Buffalo” on October 25 through the 28, that over 60 students have worked hard on since the start of the school year. Clare McConville is the director of this year’s fall play. The play included many talented actors and ac...

Disenchantment Review

Ian Doyle, Entertainment Editor

September 27, 2018


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Matt Groening, best known for his work on “The Simpsons” and “Futurama,” has a new show on Netflix called “Disenchantment.” So far, it has not quite lived up to his other works, but the second season could change that. The show follows the misadventures of Princess Bean, her friend Elfo,...

Nomad of Nowhere

Claire Armstrong, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The Youtube series “Nomad of Nowhere,” created by the company and channel RoosterTeeth, is an unusual story taking place in a version of the Wild West. The main character, the Nomad, is a silent sorcerer that can bring objects to life by clapping. He takes the stereotype of a silent, brooding wizard...

The Darkest Minds review

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

The movie adaptation of “The Darkest Minds” by Alexandra Bracken was released on August 3. It had fans raving about the movie months before its release. Directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson, the movie follows the adventure of a young girl named Ruby Daly, played by Amandla Stenberg, who has been in...

Green Room prepares comedy Moon Over Buffalo

Green Room prepares comedy Moon Over Buffalo

Shalynn Billings, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Green Room is preparing for the upcoming fall show “Moon Over Buffalo” on October 25 and 28. Actors are rehearsing and becoming their characters, while all the crews are working to make sure everything is perfect for the performance. “What I do to prepare for my role is go through my script...

Samurai Champloo Review

Ethan Wheeler, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Samurai Champloo” is a 2004 anime developed by studio Manglobe and directed by Shinichirō Watanabe, director of “Cowboy Bebop.” In a similar vein to the famous fusion of space settings and jazz music utilized in “Cowboy Bebop,” “Samurai Champloo” mixes it up by featuring hip-hop music...

PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Review

Blake Barreca, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” released in March 2017 on PC and December 2017 on Xbox One. In just three days after its launch, it sold 360,000 copies bringing in over 11 million dollars. “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” was made by the PUBG Corporation, which is owned by Bluehole. The game...

Midnight Sun Review

Miranda Rogina, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

“Midnight Sun” is a movie about a girl with a very rare genetic disorder that makes going out in the sun deadly to her. The movie reminded me of another movie called “Everything, Everything” in the sense that the main character, Katie (Bella Thorne) can’t leave her house because of her disorder....

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