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“The Dead Zone”

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor

October 5, 2020

As the year swiftly plunges into the month of October and Halloween decorations can be found around every corner, horror movies and books are of the many things which are encompassed in this haunted atmosphere. “The Dead Zone”, a book by renowned author Stephen King, fits perfectly into the spir...

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You

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Lucia Labarre, Scoop Writer

September 12, 2020

During quarantine, I read the New York Times best seller and winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction: Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds I thoroughly enjoyed this read and highly recommend it, as it sheds light on an important and often overlooked issue in America. The prologue ad...

‘Rising Phoenix’ Reaches Heights

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Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor

September 12, 2020

Among Netflix’s new barrage of films and series, “Rising Phoenix” was released on August 26th, 2020. This documentary focused on the Paralympic Games and provided a unique view on the lives of Paralympic athletes, giving viewers a perspective on their achievements and struggles. The storyline fo...

Fire and Wine

Mandy Rivera, Scoop Writer

April 30, 2020

During these crazy times, plenty of restaurants had to learn how to adapt to a new style of business. One such establishment is Fire and Wine, a family friendly restaurant located on Main Street in downtown Glen Ellyn. Fire and Wine has also changed its opening and closing hours and is now open strictly ...

Do not worry, Blackberry Market’s iconic cinnamon rolls will still be accessible to its patrons

Nicole Palmieri, Scoop Writer

April 30, 2020

For local restaurants and cafés, like Glen Ellyn’s beloved Blackberry Market, the way to keep their business alive in these quarantine times has been offering walk-in takeout, curbside pickup, and contactless delivery.  Among this global pandemic, many states in America have issued a “stay at home” order, causing the shutdown of local bars, restaurants, cafés, movie theaters, stores an...

What to watch on Netflix during quarantine

Reagan Rude, Scoop Editor

April 10, 2020

As we are faced with the knowledge that social-distancing measures will last until at least May and likely longer, the worry over what to do with these immensely long stretches of time confined to one’s house is sure to arise. Tired of watching reruns of The Office? Looking for more interesting ways t...

Visit these book sites during quarantine

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

April 10, 2020

With school closed and social distancing orders in place, it can get a little dull staying in one place. Luckily though, there are many sites students can go onto in order to download ebooks or listen to audiobooks, all for free. Here are four sites that are easily accessible and provide a wide array of con...

A New Glenbard South Production

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

March 12, 2020

With “Eurydice” closing earlier this month, it seems almost too soon to be looking forward to another Glenbard South theater production. However, due to new scheduling changes implemented by director Jessica Keuth-Rahtjen last year, the spring production has already been casted, and rehearsals are...

“P.S. I Still Love You”

Felicity Abbott, Scoop Writer

March 12, 2020

April 15th, 2014, was the day it all started. This was when the book “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” by Jenny Han was released. Since then, three books in total have been written and two movies have been released. Fans of “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” have been waiting for the seque...

Parasite’s Path to Fame

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

March 12, 2020

“And the Oscar goes to… ‘Parasite’.” This year at the Oscars, “Parasite” made history by being the first non-English movie to win best picture. With other nominated movies such as “Little Women”, a film based on the famous novel of Louisa May Alcott, and “Joker”, a psychologica...

Mean Girls Hits Broadway in Chicago

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

February 5, 2020

The story of Mean Girls, which started as a movie with the screenplay by Tina Fey, has never truly been considered an insightful masterpiece. The same applies for the Broadway musical rendition of Mean Girls that is now showing at the Nederlander Theatre in Chicago. Anyone in search of heartfelt rev...

“Eurydice”: A Production

Zainab Talha, Scoop Writer

February 5, 2020

If you watched Glenbard South put on “The Little Mermaid” in November, or even if you didn’t, don’t miss out on Eurydice this February! Where The Little Mermaid was a musical, Eurydice is a tragic and heartfelt play which retells a famous Greek myth in a new light. The play Eurydice is about the myth of Orphe...

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