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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,...

Foster the People’s new album showcases variety, lacks pizazz

Foster the People’s new album showcases variety, lacks pizazz

Grace Garlick

September 4, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Indie rock band Foster The People released their new album "Sacred Hearts Club," combining electro-pop and indie pop to create a psychedelic sound that makes an ambitious turn from their usual 60s inspired sound into modern pop.  Their song "Loyal Like Sid & Nancy" was the leading single of the album. ...

T-Swift ruins reputation with new music video

T-Swift ruins reputation with new music video

Caroline Stiefbold

August 30, 2017


Filed under Reviews

Well, Taylor Swift has officially become a self-obsessed, bratty, whiny celebrity. (That is if she wasn't already considered one.) At the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday, Swift debuted her new music video, "Look What You Made Me Do." It is complete trash. The song's only purpose is to complain about...

‘The Incredible Jessica James’ celebrates life’s imperfections

‘The Incredible Jessica James’ celebrates life’s imperfections

Jamie Anderluh

August 29, 2017


Filed under Reviews

  "The Incredible Jessica James" is an iconic example of the glory of Netflix originals. Teeming with optimism and pride, Jessica James has a brand of individuality that is hard to beat. The film, directed by James C. Strouse, was released on Netflix over the summer. It's a colorful, honest...

Enjoy an instant ‘Hit(man)’

Enjoy an instant ‘Hit(man)’

Joshua Irvine

August 16, 2017


Filed under Carousel, From the Issue, Reviews

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” is one of those movies that uses that aggressively italicized action movie font with a whoosh sound and a lens flare for its opening titles. It’s a style that tells you that this movie will be fast-paced, that it will be aggressive, that it will have fast cars and faster...

New custard location scoops up frozen deliciousness

New custard location scoops up frozen deliciousness

Caroline Stiefbold

August 14, 2017


Filed under Reviews

While the Northwest Suburbs already seem packed with dessert places, Andy's Frozen Custard opened up a new shop in Mount Prospect on Aug. 2. Despite being a chain, Andy's still has a cute ice cream shop vibe. The walk-up window gives off a welcoming impression, and the drive-thru is super convenient....

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