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Good Time

Good Time

Tommy Powers, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Good Time has quickly received critical acclaim, box office success and a dedicated fan base, and it is a film that anyone and everyone can enjoy. It is fast-paced and entertaining for those that are looking for a fun experience, but it also holds thematic weight and genuine artistic value to appeal t...

Coco

Coco

Noemi Orrantia, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Coco, the newest addition to the Pixar movie franchise, came out on November 22nd of this year and is already a smash hit. Directed by Lee Unkrich, Coco takes place in the heart of Mexico and during the Dead of the Dead. The film is about a 12 year old boy named Miguel Rivera, an inspiring musician who...

‘The Genius of Ray Charles’ Review

Jackson Tovian, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Most jazz fans agree that 1959 was the most pivotal and creative year in jazz and in the general music scene. A plethora of timeless albums were released in the span of 12 months, such as Miles Davis’s “Kind of Blue,” Coltrane’s “Giant Steps” and “Moanin’” by Art Blakey. “The...

City fun during winter break

City fun during winter break

Karaline Soloman, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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As winter break approaches, many fun holiday activities are occurring in "The Windy City." For an easy, economical trip to the city, taking the train from the Wheaton or Glen Ellyn station is a lot less time consuming than driving to the city. Students are able to get reduced tickets when traveling...

‘The Blind Side’: extraordinarily special

Vinti Bakhshi, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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“The Blind Side” is a heartbreaking film which brings a whole new perspective into life through its incredible plot. This movie boasts twists and turns which are uniquely scattered throughout the storyline and surprise viewers in unthinkable ways. If you have been searching for a movie which will...

Chipotle: best grill in town

Chipotle: best grill in town

Vinti Bakhshi, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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As an absolute foodie, Chipotle has always been one my favorites for delicious Mexican food. Although I have tried to branch out to other types of restaurants and eateries, this Mexican grill in particular has been the go-to for a delicious meal prepared in the matter of minutes. Without a doubt, Chipotle...

‘IT’ Stephen King’s masterpiece

‘IT’ Stephen King’s masterpiece

Zeb Scheffler, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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Let us go back, 27 years to 1990. The movie “IT” is based off Stephen King’s book. King is an author known for his frightening novels and short stories. For example, King wrote Misery, The Shining and Carrie that were later made into horror movies. “IT” shocked the world in 1990 and is still...

Abbey Road

Abbey Road

Jackson Tovian, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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“Abbey Road” is The Beatles’ 11th and final studio album. It was released on September 26, 1969, and marked an end to a chapter of iconic music. By the end of the 60’s, The Beatles were the biggest stars on the planet and turned every song they wrote into gold. Every album they released...

Dipping Happiness

Dipping Happiness

Cassidy Shirley, Scoop Writer

January 8, 2018


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When I step foot into The Melting Pot, my senses are overwhelmed with the odor of melted cheese, tender meat and rich chocolate. Everytime I eat at this restaurant, I know two hours of delicious fondue, is awaiting me. The Melting Pot is a classy fondue restaurant that is open from 5 p.m. until...

The Cheesecake Factory

The Cheesecake Factory

Taeona Calhoun, Scoop Writer

December 4, 2017


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The Cheesecake Factory has been a well-known restaurant founded in 1978 and gained popularity because of its large portions and signature cheesecakes. The history of the Cheesecake Factory has gone back to almost 60 years ago. The first restaurant started in Beverly Hills, California, and now there are...

Bob Marley and The Wailers, “Exodus”

Zeb Scheffler, Scoop Writer

December 4, 2017


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It was December 3, 1976, two days before Bob Marley and The Wailers were set to play in Free Jamaica, a free concert set up by Jamaican Prime Minister, Michael Manley. Inside the Marley's home, both he and his wife were shot at in an assassination attempt by an unknown gunman. Marley was the only one...

A Frighteningly Good Movie

Cassidy Shirley, Scoop Writer

December 4, 2017


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When the first of eight "Saw" movies came out in 2004, many viewers were hooked on the thrilling storyline in which players "played a game" to fight for their lives. The new addition to this series, "Jigsaw", tops the preceding movies in the series ten-fold. The whole movie series follows the main...

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