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Van Gogh exhibit (Mosqueda/LION)

Van Gogh Immersive Exhibit Review

Janessa Mosqueda and Grace Moore March 12, 2021

Matcha Latte with Almond Milk from Wonderful Matcha on 2/13/2021 (Fry/LION)

Wonderful Matcha store brings tea lover’s paradise to LaGrange

Morgan Fry February 23, 2021

With the recently bitter cold days in Chicago, a warm glass of tea hits the spot. Wonderful Matcha in LaGrange is the perfect store to find the best tea flavors and items for tea connoisseurs.  After...

‘The Half of It’ Review

‘The Half of It’ Review

Claire Williams, copy editor May 14, 2020

“The Half of It” is a cute, coming-of-age movie that doesn’t feature a straight white girl as the main character. Instead, it follows Ellie Chu, a girl who owns an essay-writing business, and Paul,...

On My Block TV series poster.

“On My Block” Season 3 review

Liz Gremer, Co-Art Director March 30, 2020

Like most people, I have been nestled up in my house for the past week, trying to figure out ways to make the time pass by. And what better way to pass a couple hours than to catch up on all the shows...

Frozen Two Reviews

February 28, 2020

‘Sex Education’ season 2 impresses fans

Liz Gremer , Co Art Director February 28, 2020

When I first tuned-in to “Sex Education” last year in its first season, I was shocked, but also incredibly intrigued. Sure, the show graphically depicts teenage relationships and intimacy, but the...

Little Women Review

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer February 27, 2020

“Little Women” does the little things right Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women” has been taught and read by thousands of people, its lovable characters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, left a lasting...

Little Women Review

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor February 27, 2020

‘Little Women’ is for the boys I walked into “Little Women” with a group of my cousins. Right away all of the boys and I were on the same page, “this movie looks like trash,” “this sucks,”...

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel February 24, 2020 Restaurants reviewed in order of favorite to least favorite: Popeye's Chick-fil-a Wendy's McDonald's White...

Starbucks Roastery Reserve debuts in Chicago

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor in Chief January 31, 2020

As a self-proclaimed coffee snob, I was over the moon when I heard that the world’s largest Starbucks would replace the Crate and Barrel on Michigan Avenue. I am happy to report that the Starbucks Reserve...

Mexican restaurant opens in Western Springs

Mexican restaurant opens in Western Springs

Charlotte McLaughlin , Reporter January 31, 2020

Mexican food is my all-time favorite, but it’s hard to find good, authentic restaurants in the area. When I heard Guac N Tacos was opening in Western Springs, I naturally had high expectations. With...

The stage at the Surfaces concert (LION/Williams)

Surfaces concert review

Claire Williams , Copy Editor January 23, 2020

When I arrived at the concert venue on Jan. 10 for Surfaces’ Chicago-stop on their Warm Winter tour, there was still a line wrapped around the Metro. Immediately, I noticed the stage. Its wall was covered...

Frozen Two Review: Disliked

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor January 17, 2020

Let it Burn Accumulating over 1.3 billion dollars in box office sales, Disney’s “Frozen 2” surpassed its predecessor in taking the top spot for the highest grossing animated movie. For as much...

‘Uncut Gems’ is a diamond in the rough

‘Uncut Gems’ is a diamond in the rough

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor January 17, 2020

“Uncut Gems” is a chaotic movie with a wild, ever-evolving plot and strong individual performances that make it a distressing but very entertaining movie. The protagonist, Howard Ratner portrayed by...

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer January 17, 2020

I walked into “Frozen 2” with my friend on opening weekend, surrounded by young children giddy with anticipation to see their favorite Disney characters, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and the lovable...

Little Women Reviews

Little Women Reviews

January 10, 2020


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