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Learn multiple languages through free learning app Duolingo

Learn multiple languages through free learning app Duolingo

By Leslie Najera-Rivas, Reporter

October 15, 2018

Learning a language can be difficult but fun and sometimes schools don’t offer a foreign language a student may want to take. Duolingo is a free language learning app to help you. It is available on both a computer on androids and ios. Having an app where you can learn a language is helpful w...

Local Japanese restaurant offers great food and great prices


By Grace Schumann, Reporter

October 12, 2017

Tucked away in a little strip mall in Naperville, Yamado Japanese restaurant is not much to look at. That is, until you go inside. Like something out of a Ghibli movie, the cozy restaurant opens up into a homey atmosphere filled with kind staff and delicious food. Upon walking in guests are gree...

Chicago-based teenage band on the path to becoming big

Artist photo

By Grace Schumann, Reporter

October 4, 2017

When searching for that final song to add to the workout playlist, look no further than Chicago based band Saving Forever, and their new single “Million Ways.” It’s a good idea to keep an eye on Saving Forever because if this is just the beginning, the future of this band shines brightly. ...

Pixar artists new short film shows what animation can really do

Pixar artists new short film shows what animation can really do

By Emily Wissemes, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2016

Pixar is known for their bold, powerful animated storytelling. Whether it be a life montage at the beginning of “Up,” toys facing a dictatorship in “Toy Story 3,” or the tear-jerking emotions in “Inside Out,” they all depict the underlying joy the characters feel about life. But the latest...

The long history of Sam and Dean Winchester

The new season of Supernatural comes out on Thursday on The CW.

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Perspectives Editor

October 12, 2016

Although “Supernatural” has a big fan base, there are still some who do not know what the show is about. The show deals with Dean and Sam Winchester, the two main characters that have a daunting past. Their mother was killed by a fire that was set by a supernatural being. Their father devotes his...

Supernatural fans wait for the return of the Winchesters

The show

By Mayeli Vivaldo, Perspectives Editor

October 10, 2016

Fans are excited for the release of season 12 of "Supernatural" on Oct. 13. The show is an action packed show that follows the Winchester brothers, Sam and Dean, on their journey to defeat evil. The show appears on The CW. Photo by Mayeli Vivaldo Q: Why do you enjoy Supernatural? "I like the fact that it focuses on the family dynamic. It's abou...

The first presidential debate turned out to be a major slip up for Trump

Sept. 26 kicked off the first presidential debate with Clinton taking a major lead; as opposed to Trump's major downfall.

By Emily Wissemes, Editor in Chief

October 4, 2016

The 2016 Presidential Election caused the media to create a false balance when reporting on Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. They give Trump much more leeway and don’t call him out on the huge amounts of hypocritical vomit that spews continuously from his campaign. Why can’t the media just tell the public w...

iPhone 7 v. Galaxy Note 7; Which is better?

Reported Galaxy Note 7 (left) explosions drives potential buyers to iPhone 7 (right).

By Emily Wissemes, Editor in Chief

September 23, 2016

The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are full of tune ups, not complete structural upgrades, just like past models. Yet, it certainly surpasses Samsung’s disasters with their exploding Galaxy Note 7. The iPhone 7 has two cameras which give you 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom. Optical zoom means you ca...

Iconic match-up fails to impress

Taken from the movie's trailer courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures, Superman (Henry Cavill) faces off against Batman (Ben Affleck) in a supposed fight to the death.

By Kyle Paup, Editor in Chief

March 25, 2016

A lot of hype was built up around “Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice” in the months before its release as each fan wished for it to be their perfect movie. Sadly, however, the movie was far from perfect. The film starts off with an introduction to the life of Bruce Wayne, played by Ben Affleck...

Addition to franchise entertains, sticks to origins

New characters include Rey, BB-8, and Finn who do a good job of making

By Nayeli Lara, Online Production Editor

December 18, 2015

Unlike the average stormtrooper’s aim, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” had way more hits than misses. The film, which comes out Friday, is directed by J.J. Abrams and had a budget of around $200 million. With a talented director that is not unfamiliar with space adventures, having directed the rece...

Comedic tone ruins horror potential

Taken from the movie's trailer courtesy of Universal Pictures, Max Engel (Emjay Anthony) comes face to face with the Christmas Devil himself.

By Kyle Paup, Editor in Chief

December 15, 2015

With the holiday season arriving, “Krampus” tried to introduce a horrific theme into the joyful season in a way that hasn’t been seen before. If it hadn’t fallen so short in its delivery, it would have done just that. The film is based on the tale of the “Christmas Devil” known as Krampu...

New addition to sci-fi genre breaks repetition

Taken from the movie's trailer courtesy of 20th Century Fox, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) sits alone on a lifeless planet questioning whether or not rescue will ever come.

By Kyle Paup, Editor in Chief

October 30, 2015

Most modernized sci-fi movies released this year are repetitive attempts that only leave behind disbelief, inaccuracies, and an uncountable number of cliches. Ridley Scott’s "The Martian" does not. "The Martian" follows main character Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon, who is the lone person le...

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