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K-Lizzle’s got the Drizzle on… Celebrities talking politics

K-Lizzle’s got the Drizzle on… Celebrities talking politics

Kayleigh Padar

December 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Due to the controversy of this past election, many celebrities have been speaking out online to their fanbases about what the results mean for our country. With a president elect who sometimes gets into multiple Twitter battles in a week, none of us should be too surprised. Although these celebrities...

Donut shop grows popular with students

Donut shop grows popular with students

Jennifer Lechowski

November 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Spunky Dunkers is home to some of the best donuts I've ever tasted. Located in Palatine, this family owned business has been hand-making each donut for more than 100 years. Offering more donuts than I can count, my favorite are the chocolate buttercream and the cinnamon roll. The donuts are baked twice...

Bublé bores fans with album

Bublé bores fans with album

Nate Horne

November 7, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

"Birds in the sky, you know how I feel"... not very good, quite disappointed actually. Michael Buble's new album "Nobody But Me" features his infamous big band sound and romantic vocals, but in it's entirety, is just awkward. Full of jazzy ballads with a powerful orchestra backing him up, Buble continues...

Fleeces bring comfort to fall

Maggie Anderson

November 2, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Fashion Fad, Online only

With brutal temperatures quickly approaching, Patagonia fleece pullovers are an essential. Not only do these warm sweatshirts provide warmth, they are quite trendy. "My oatmeal colored Patagonia Synchilla Snap-T is the most comfortable and versatile pullover I have ever purchased," senior Jacob Peterson...

Halloween traditions take a turn

October 13, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With Halloween approaching, some students are already planning how they will celebrate. However, as students age and change, the way they celebrate seems to change with them. "As a kid, I used to dress up and go trick-or-treating with all my cousins. This year, I'm probably going to celebrate by watching...

K-Lizzle’s got the Drizzle on.. Harry Styles launching a solo career

K-Lizzle’s got the Drizzle on.. Harry Styles launching a solo career

Kayleigh Padar

September 30, 2016


Filed under Carousel, Entertainment

This past week, Harry Styles, from One Direction's first solo project debuted and gave an inside look at what he was doing in the months that the band had split to work on separate projects. He was interviewed by Paul McCartney and Chelsea Handler, who also gave their own insights on fame and accomplis...

Niall Horan’s “This Town” explores new territory

Kayleigh Padar

September 29, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Niall Horan's first debut solo single is exactly what this world needs. It's a sappy love song, but paired with clever lyrics and a slightly raspy voice doesn't sound too generic. The lyrics talk about the concept of home which is interesting coming from an artist who hasn't spend long periods of time...

T-shirt dresses make for trendy, comfortable outfits

T-shirt dresses make for trendy, comfortable outfits

Karolina Felinczak

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fashion Fad

"They're comfortable and cute at the same time," senior Olivia Basis said. That's right! T-shirt dresses are in! Short and flowy dresses that everyone is going crazy over. You can wear them with just about anything! Shoes like flip flops, sandals, or converse all look cute with it. To top it ...

Aaron Lewis’s album “Sinner” delivers impressive results in all the wrong places

Nate Horne

September 22, 2016


Filed under Reviews

A feel good country album that offers absolutely nothing exciting to the listener- but it sounds pretty dang good. Aaron Lewis, a former hard rocker, released the album "Sinner," in what I assume was an attempt to make the most stereotypical country album possible. Musically it consists of slide guitar,...

Netflix scores another success with ‘Stranger Things’

Netflix scores another success with ‘Stranger Things’

Claire Durand

September 22, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Even though it has been over a month since its release, "Stranger Things", one of the newer Netflix originals, has been what everybody's talking about, and that's no surprise. This eight episode favorite takes place in the 1980's, and has tons of 80's movies references. "Stranger Things" follows four...

Next generation explores new genres of music

Next generation explores new genres of music

Kayleigh Padar

September 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

If a student were to tell someone that he/she was going to Riot Fest, many of the reactions might fall somewhere between the listener giving confused glances or becoming vaguely afraid. The name itself might give people the idea that attendee was ready to start some fights and scream some songs. ...

Riot Fest 2016 exceeds expectations

Riot Fest 2016 exceeds expectations

Katherine Wiemold

September 21, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Riot fest has been around since 2005, and has only grown since its first year. Last year it moved from hosting bands in actual venues around downtown and east side of Chicago the west side of Chicago in Douglas Park, a sketchy area that is generally not the best the safest place to hold events. Its a...

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