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Tea To Go at Tea Canal

Tea To Go at Tea Canal

Michaela Reif, Scoop writer

October 2, 2017


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Yorktown Mall has long been a well-visited mall in the area, but with its new addition of the Tea Canal there is even one more reason to visit! The Tea Canal offers quick tea to-go for shoppers as well as a sitting area for those who desire tea party reservations. When I arrived, the shop was brightly...

The Petra van Nuis Jazz Quartet

The Petra van Nuis Jazz Quartet

Noemi Orrantia, Scoop writer

October 2, 2017


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Petra van Nuis Jazz Quartet is a quartet created by vocalist, Petra van Nuis, and she had been featured at many jazz events like Chicago Jazz Festival and Jazz City. Petra van Nuis is a Chicagoan vocalist who has a soothing, delicate voice while singing jazz pieces. Her quartet features her, guitarist...

Annabelle: Creation

Annabelle: Creation

Noemi Orrantia, Scoop writer

October 2, 2017


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Annabelle: Creation, directed by David Sandburg, is the best selling movie in between its first movie, Annabelle. The newest installment, Annabelle: Creation is a movie based on the possessed doll and tells the story of a little girl who has been killed in a car accident. Annabelle: Creation...

The Yellow Birds

The Yellow Birds

Andrew Kotecki, Scoop writer

December 16, 2016


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Kevin Powers’ The Yellow Birds, is a novel that follows a group of soldiers in their efforts in Iraq to fight the war on terror in the early to mid 2000’s. It focuses mainly on a character named John Bartle and the loss and hardship he faces during these years. While The Yellow Birds is presented...

‘Hamilton Mixtape’

‘Hamilton Mixtape’

Jocelyn Soto, Scoop writer

December 16, 2016


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There has been much hype over the best worldwide phenomenon known musical on broadway, “Hamilton.” People all over the world are saving up money to buy tickets, have the soundtrack on replay and are head-over-heels obsessed. “Hamilton” is one of the biggest shows on Broadway as of this past year....

Morton Arboretum Illumination light show

Morton Arboretum Illumination light show

Sarah Nardella, Writer

December 10, 2016


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Every year the Morton Arboretum puts up lights for the holiday season. This winter wonderland will be available to visit during November 18th until January 2nd. When you enter the Morton Arboretum, you are welcomed by many different colored lights, various types of trees and an illuminating sky. You...

Christmas at Oakbrook

Christmas at Oakbrook

Jocelyn Soto, Writer

December 10, 2016


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Christmas is starting to creep up right after a relaxing Thanksgiving break. Neighborhoods are starting to fill up their homes with Christmas joy, people are getting a head start on gifts and in Oakbrook Mall is definitely going all out. For as long as any employee can remember, working at any store in OakBro...

Cosley Zoo’s spectacular light show

Cosley Zoo’s spectacular light show

Maggie Loversky, Scoop editor

December 10, 2016


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Photo courtesy of The Daily Herald This winter, Cosley Zoo will become a winter wonderland for the masses. At the Festival of Lights and Tree Sales, there will be 20,000 twinkling lights with displays shaped like farm animals that the zoo houses itself, including animals like birds, reindeers and...

Fired up at Weber Grill

Fired up at Weber Grill

Jessica Arnold, Editor-In-Chief

December 7, 2016


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Finding a good restaurant  that serves barbecue  is not an easy to do.Yet, at Weber Grill, there is no shortage. The service is timely, the atmosphere is exquisite and the food is delicious. As expected for a restaurant with food this good, there is typically quite a wait when you arrive. My pa...

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Iqra Baggia, Scoop Editor

November 15, 2016


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It is that time of the year again-- the musical is arriving at Glenbard South. This year, director Amy Newlan says “I chose Fiddler on the Roof because it is a classical musical, and I know the audiences will love it. Its themes are timeless and especially relevant to today's world culture.” Th...

Wet and Dry

Wet and Dry

Te'Janae Tate, Scoop-Writer

November 1, 2016


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What comes to a makeup-lover’s mind when he/she thinks of makeup? Foundation, highlight, eyeshadow, mascara and lots of imagination. But in my opinion, there is one thing that brings all of it together- lipstick. Liquid lipstick has been the latest trend in makeup these last couple of months. It varies...

Book Review: The Problem with Forever

Book Review: The Problem with Forever

Iqra Baggia, Scoop Editor

September 18, 2016


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Rating: 4 out of 5 stars She uses silence not as her weapon, but as her shield. For Mallory “Mouse” Dodge, the silence allows her to completely blend in-- for her, not being heard means not being seen. For Mallory, the silence saved her from a horrendous childhood. A childhood she can never escap...

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