The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

The student news site of Glenbard South High School in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

The Independent

Claire Gelber, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

The Netflix series, “Inventing Anna,” has impressively held onto its spot in Netflix’s Top 10 list since its release date on February 11 of this year. But a show does not hold a spot like that for...

Source: University of Queenland

The Permanent Effects of Fast Fashion

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

Fast Fashion is defined as the design, manufacturing and marketing method focused on rapidly producing high volumes of clothing. Fast fashion has numerous implications that the fashion industry has attempted...

Source: Rotten Tomatoes

‘Bridgerton’ Season Two

Jaden Juengel, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

Netflix recently launched an immensely anticipated second season of Regency Era melodrama, Bridgerton. Devoured by devoted viewers, the sophomore season of Bridgerton secured an impressive 251.74 million...

Source: Amazon

A Gentleman in Moscow- One in a Million

Abby Edwards, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

Count Rostov is a man of class. He drinks expensive bottles of wine, goes to lavish balls, has connections with half of Russia and as of recently, is a criminal. It is 1918 and Russia is a global powerhouse....

Source: Teen Vogue

What’s Written Within the Stars: An Astrology Guide for Beginners

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

According to ‘Britannica’, Astrology is  “an understanding of the influence of the planets and stars on earthly affairs allows them to both predict and affect the destinies of individuals, groups,...

Source: Goodreads

“Portrait of a Thief”: Amateurs Against Imperialism

Haley Wong, Scoop Writer May 4, 2022

Midterms, partying and museum robberies: typical college activities. For many, the years after high school are about transformation. Will Chen, a prime example, begins his senior year having never broken...

Happier Than Ever In Concert

‘Happier Than Ever’ In Concert

Haley Wong, Scoop Writer April 10, 2022

In 2020, the world stopped. Billie Eilish, along with many other musicians, was forced to steer clear of the touring scene due to precautions over the COVID-19 pandemic. Her last full tour, When We All...

Spring Fashion 101

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer April 5, 2022

Spring is the most beautiful time of the year, full of colorful flowers blooming, the sun shining, and windy hair blowing. Spring is a very particular time of year, it either includes beautiful sunny weather,...

Source: IMDb

‘Interstellar’ Movie Review

Reganne Nash, In-Depth Writer April 5, 2022

Christopher Nolan is well known for his incredible, award winning films such as The Dark Night, Inception and Dunkirk. One audience favorite is his 2014 Interstellar. Set within the far future on Earth,...

Source: USA Today

Renaissance Man: How Donald Glover Did It All

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer April 5, 2022

Donald Glover is and will remain one of the most influential figures of our generation. Under the pseudonym “Childish Gambino”, Glover released four studio albums and fifteen singles, but his artistry...

Source: Amazon

Frances Cha’s ‘If I Had Your Face’

Jaden Juengel, Scoop Writer April 5, 2022

Frances Cha’s If I Had Your Face unfolds in a lush kaleidoscope of blissfully polished, expressive characters, ablaze in ingenuity and toxicity. Meticulously rotating between four first-person perspectives,...

Source: Amazon

‘Circe’: The necessity of female leads in literature

Abby Edwards, Scoop Writer April 5, 2022

Everyone knows the story of The Odyssey. The epic follows Odysseus’s ten year journey home after fighting in the Trojan War. He longs to come back to Ithaca and see his wife and son but has to overcome...

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