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Fall wardrobe essentials

Fall wardrobe essentials

Zoya Anjarwala, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

  As fall approaches, the clothing style transitions from bright and colorful to more warm and cozy. Trendy fall colors include burgundy, olive, and mustard. Anything off these lines describes a fall outfit. Fashion magazines suggest styling yourself with what is currently trending. Long swe...

A guide to taking the SAT or ACT

A guide to taking the SAT or ACT

Lamis Alnatafgi, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 8, 2019

It’s that time of the year that tends to be the most stressful for both juniors and seniors. The process of applying to college is mainly centered around standardized tests. Almost every college in the U.S. requires some sort of standardized test as part of their application. Students tend to choose between...

Foods to spice up your fall

Foods to spice up your fall

Meghan Malec, Natalia Berti, Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief, and Lia Reichman, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

Before buying any cozy sweaters or pumpkin spice lattes, you can kick off your fall by trying these delicious and quick seasonal snacks, which are perfect to eat while studying at home or just lounging around on the weekends.  Roasted pumpkin seeds are great for fall. This sweet, savory, and crunchy snac...

Trends rule high school, but not for the kids who break them

Trends rule high school, but not for the kids who break them

Mara Severts, Contributor

October 8, 2019

Students typically follow trends of comfort to adapt to their educational environment, but there are some students who decide to break the mold to express themselves further.  At school there’s a large variety of clothing styles you see. With around 3,000 students and staff, there's a lot of...

A review of the newly released iPhone 11

A review of the newly released iPhone 11

Lamis Alnatafgi, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 6, 2019

On Sept. 20,  Apple released the new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 pro. The 11 is currently $699 for 64 gigabytes; $749 for 128GB; and $849 for 256GB. The 11 Pro will retail for $999, and the 11 Pro Max will retail for $1,099. Both of these phone designs are similar to Apple’s previous iPhone, the iPho...

New Mario Kart Tour allows students to game at school

New Mario Kart Tour allows students to game at school

Jack Ging, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

On Friday, Sept. 25, Nintendo launched a mobile version of their popular “Mario Kart” franchise entitled “Mario Kart Tour” for iOS and Android devices. Nintendo has been dabbling with branching their properties into the realm of mobile games, notably with releases like “Super Mario Run...

A Showcase of the school’s local talent

A Showcase of the school’s local talent

Jack Ging, Lia Reichmann, Editor-in-Chief, and Saba Ali, Editor-in-Chief

September 30, 2019

Seniors Luke Moran and George Boddicker have been recording music together since eighth grade, forming the band “Stuff That Doesn’t Work” in 2016. They released a couple of singles and an album that was recorded in one day. Four years later they find new challenges to overcome so they can continu...

The complete guide to homecoming fashion

The complete guide to homecoming fashion

Meghan Malec, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 26, 2019

As the annual homecoming dance is approaching us in less than a week on Sept. 28, many students are struggling to pick out the right dress or suit. It can be stressful to figure out where you are going to buy your outfit and what style dress or suit you should purchase to look trendy and fashionable ...

TOOL releases long-awaited “Fear Inoculum” to mixed reviews

TOOL releases long-awaited “Fear Inoculum” to mixed reviews

Jack Ging, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 23, 2019

Legendary alternative metal band TOOL has finally returned with its infamously belated fifth album, released on Aug. 30. In the 13 years of studio silence between this record and their last, much about the music industry has changed. Most notably, music has become predominantly distributed via monthly subscri...

New restaurant puts a spin on traditional American dishes

New restaurant puts a spin on traditional American dishes

Natalia Berti, Saba Ali, Editor-In-Chief, and Lia Riechmann, Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2019

Located in the Oakbrook mall, retail store Crate and Barrel opened up a new contemporary restaurant called The Table at Crate on July 9. The restaurant invites guests to dine with a modern flare and try their unique twist on American cuisine. The design of the restaurant is similar to the Crate and Barre...

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