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So, what’s the deal with Astrology?

Liz Gremer, Reporter

May 23, 2019

Since the beginning of time, humans have sought to discover what makes people who they are and what makes us different from one another. One of the most popular theories that help explain us is astrology: the study of the positions of the sun, stars, moons, and their relation to the traits of people....

Beatrix breathes city life to suburbs

Beatrix breathes city life to suburbs

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

April 18, 2019

I am, what some may call an avid brunch and coffee enthusiast. So naturally, when I heard that Beatrix, a restaurant and coffeehouse with three locations in downtown Chicago, had made itself a new home nestled among the restaurants at Oakbrook mall, I had to get over there to try it out.  Located at...

“Queer Eye” Season 3 Review

“Queer Eye” Season 3 Review

Liz Gremer, Reporter

April 1, 2019

When Netflix decided to do a new, modern reboot of the early 2000s hit “Queer Eye”, fans were ready for a new group of fabulous queer men to grace their screens and perform a makeover. The reboot was applauded, and the show has produced three seasons and 25 original makeovers. When the third seaso...

Wndr museum displays wndrful creations

Anna McCormick, Reporter

March 5, 2019

In most museums, taking photos is discouraged so that guests can fully absorb the arts beauty. In contrast, the Wndr museum encourages guests to take countless photos because the people contribute to the art. The Wndr museum was originally a pop-up exhibit but it was declared a permanent museum on ...

‘Mortified Nation’ documentary conveys importance of EI, SEL classes

Camilla Breen, Pulse co-editor

March 5, 2019

In a world driven by interpersonal connections, many psychology professionals say that emotional intelligence is the key to personal and professional success. More ‘social emotional learning’ (SEL) classes are introduced to school yearly. To understand how increased emotional intelligence, or emotional...

‘The Halal Guys’ opens on South LaGrange Rd.

‘The Halal Guys’ opens on South LaGrange Rd.

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Middle Eastern food is pretty foreign to me, so when The Halal Guys opened at 5621 S. LaGrange Rd. in Countryside, I did not know what to expect. I heard from friends who had eaten at the food cart in New York—where the restaurant started—and they all had great things to say about it. Despite some...

‘Father of 4’ is fresh pressed

‘Father of 4’ is fresh pressed

Tommy Layden, Assistant sports editor

February 26, 2019

Just 5 days ago, Offset released Father of 4, his debut solo album. The mixtape offers a introspective look into his struggles, his ascent to the top with his Migos groupmates and his complex relationship with his 4 children. The Metro Boomin and Southside produced tape currently sits at no.5 on the Itun...

Childhood Nostalgia Reviews: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Childhood Nostalgia Reviews: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Georgia Dougherty, Pulse co-editor

February 25, 2019

Editors Note: This is part two of a multi-article series about the most anticipated  children's movie sequels this year that are sure to instill a certain degree of childhood nostalgia. Our thrilling, friendly, dragon-filled adventures, known as the “How To Train Your Dragon” series, has now ...

Huge turnout for “Grease”

Huge turnout for “Grease”

Mia Bonfiglio, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Kate Paras ‘20, playing the lead role of Sandy, stood backstage, holding hands with her fellow cast members during the first song of the show on the opening night of “Grease.” The audience had lots of energy, which helped boost the cast’s confidence going into the first performance, Paras said. ...

“Head Above Water” makes a statement

“Head Above Water” makes a statement

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 24, 2019

If I’m being honest, I don’t really listen to Avril Lavigne. Before listening to this album, I only knew the childhood classics Girlfriend, Sk8er Boi and Here’s to Never Growing Up. I don’t even know how I knew those songs because it’s not like I went on the computer and looked her up — again, not th...

“Dear Evan Hansen” national tour comes to Chicago

“Dear Evan Hansen” national tour comes to Chicago

Liz Gremer, Reporter

February 21, 2019

Due to the overwhelming popular demand following its 2017 Best Musical Tony award, ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ has begun its national tour across the country, covering over 50 cities. The tour, which began in Sept. 2018 at the Buell Theater in Denver, CO, just began a five week run in Chicago. The sho...

Valentine’s Day playlist

Nina Shearrill, Business manager

February 14, 2019

No matter how you are spending Valentine’s Day, here is a playlist to get you into the Valentine’s day mood. Here are some songs, in no particular order, about loves new and old. Crush Yuna ft. Usher Maria Maria Santana ft. The Product G&B Corazon Sin Cara- Prince Royce Gonna Lov...

Photos: All School Assembly 2019

Photos: All School Assembly 2019

Camilla Breen, Pulse Editor

February 13, 2019

Childhood Nostalgia Previews

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 13, 2019

Hearing rumors about sequels to your favorite childhood movies being released in 2019? Wondering if they’re true? We’ve got the scoop and again, I’m here to recap the films coming to a theater near you, sooner than you think. As a preface, this topic of childhood nostalgia movies is going to become...

2019 Oscar nominations

2019 Oscar nominations

Isabel Tuisl, Website/Social Media co-editor

February 8, 2019

The 2019 Oscar nominations are out for the Feb. 24, 91st Academy Awards, and once again, I’m here to recap the nominees of the most popular categories for you, honoring movies released in 2018. Performance by an actor in a leading role – Christian Bale in “Vice,” Bradley Cooper in “A Star ...

Top 5 Singles of January

Nina Shearrill, Business Manager

February 1, 2019

2019 just got started and I have already had my eyes set on trying to help our audience find new music they can listen to for various moods. Most of what people listen to is solely influenced by what they happen to hear on the radio, and only once in a while does someone take the time to look for music...

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