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Spunky Dunkers delights donut fans

Spunky Dunkers delights donut fans

Milos Dimitrijevic

November 14, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

Spunky Dunker's has been serving fresh and delicious donuts and ice cream to the Northwest Chicago suburbs for more than a decade now, and this thriving small business shows no signs of slowing down. This family owned business with its light beige color and bright red awning pleasantly sticks out...

Mango brightens up Panera smoothie

Mango brightens up Panera smoothie

Lauren Theisen

November 4, 2017


Filed under Reviews

As somewhat of a smoothie fanatic, I absolutely believe that Panera's mango banana smoothie is one of the top five best smoothies I've ever indulged in. Following closely behind the infamous Mango-a-go-go smoothie from Jamba Juice, the smoothie provides a great taste without letting the mango overpower...

VSCO enhances creativity

VSCO enhances creativity

Lauren Theisen

October 29, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Over the past few months, VSCO members have seen the app's popularity sky rocket. It has become a place for students to publish beautifully edited, art-filled photos to be seen on a feed by all of the person's followers. "VSCO is a great way to express yourself through pictures and it's a good start...

Perry disappoints with ‘Swish Swish’ video

Perry disappoints with ‘Swish Swish’ video

Grace Garlick

October 23, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Accompanying Katy Perry's new album "Witness", Perry recently released a music video for her single "Swish Swish". It climbed to the top of YouTube's trending list only to be surpassed by Taylor Swift's new single "Look What You Made Me Do" which was released the day after. Of course, the on going...

NBA 2K18 dominates 2K franchise

NBA 2K18 dominates 2K franchise

Michael Somary

October 17, 2017


Filed under Reviews

2K Sports has released the newest version of their biggest hit video game, NBA 2K18. This game offers a highly realistic story mode where the player acts as a high school basketball player on the path to go to the NBA. 2K has been getting increasingly better with the story mode every year, but this year...

The Five Most Perfect French Fries

The Five Most Perfect French Fries

Jamie Anderluh

October 13, 2017


Filed under From the Issue, Reviews

1. Rand Red Hots Rand Red Hots is very nearly perfection, and it’s relatively undiscovered. It’s small, unexpected, and adorned with classic diner decor. It’s also a cash-only establishment, which somehow seems to add to its character. But let’s get to the fries. They’re fresh-cut, and though I...

Kendrick Lamar excites fans on tour

Kendrick Lamar excites fans on tour

Joey Ivanov

October 11, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

The summer provides students with endless activities to indulge them. Some activities that students love are musical festivals. "I love going to them to experience the music and see them actually sing it," junior Jake Lavin said. Over the summer, Kendrick Lamar came to town for his world famous...

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” proves to be crazy, charming

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” proves to be crazy, charming

Jamie Anderluh

October 9, 2017


Filed under Reviews

I recently stumbled upon a show on Netflix called "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend". Initially, the title itself was a turn-off. I expected surface-level characters and a disappointing turn of events. What happened next was entirely unexpected. The show is not at all what I imagined: it's stuffed with sporadic...

Small appliance creates endless deep-fried possibilities

Small appliance creates endless deep-fried possibilities

Jamie Anderluh

September 26, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Here is a statement that is undeniable: deep fryers are magical. Think about it. French fries, doughnuts, hushpuppies, and deep fried Oreos, oh my! And now, the thoughts arise: "How can I experience the sorcery of deep frying myself? How will I ever be able to make my heart complete (with caution, of...

Mr. A’s deserves ‘A+’ for breakfast

Mr. A’s deserves ‘A+’ for breakfast

Quinn Cunningham

September 23, 2017


Filed under Carousel, Reviews

Mr. Allison's Restaurant on Central Rd. is the go-to breakfast spot around town. The restaurant offers a great variety of dishes ranging from the meat lover and fiesta skillets to the slices of ham with eggs to the delicious cinnamon french toast. They serve four types of milkshakes: strawberry, chocolate,...

Great America conquers new heights

Great America conquers new heights

Kayleigh Padar

September 19, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

As summer comes to a close, so do rollercoasters, thrills, and funnel cake. Although the Six Flags Great America season will end soon, the park will be updated with a new coaster that will be ready to ride next season. "I go to six flags often, I have a season pass and I love all the roller coasters,"...

Suburbs serve up tasty tacos

Suburbs serve up tasty tacos

Joey Ivanov

September 6, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Tacos are one of the major things students think of when they think of Mexican food. Our area has many restaurants for authentic Mexican cuisine, as well as the popular fast food chain, Taco Bell. Mia's Cantina is a small corner restaurant in downtown Mount Prospect that serves a select, but old fashioned,...

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