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

Cruella the Movie

‘Cruella’ Redefined Villainy

Haley Wong, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

What does it mean to be evil? “Cruella,” publicly released on Disney+ on August 27th, answers just that. Perfect for movie night, this film explores a story previously left untold. Many are familiar...

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‘Sea of Hope’: A Life Changing Documentary

Claire Gelber, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

Interested in the environment, the ocean, or even just the world around you? There is an incredible documentary streaming through National Geographic on Disney + right now. This documentary was directed...

Try New Foods!

Try New Foods!

Sienna Marshall, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

It is very important to try new things. It can make you feel accomplished and happier. Once you try new foods like vegetables or fruits, you’ll get positive nutrition for your body. After a constant...

South student creates book review page

South student creates book review page

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor September 16, 2021

Glenbard South student (and the Independent’s very own co-editor-in-chief!) Sana Muneer’s book reviews are beautiful and detailed works to enjoy. Muneer runs an Instagram page with the handle @sm.reads.books...

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Jujutsu Kaisen Review

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

Here’s what’s up: I am so late to the Jujutsu Kaisen game. Jujitsu Kaisen came out in Japan on October 3rd, 2020. Let me say, this anime is worth the watch. From the complex characters to a great plot...

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Not ‘All That’: An Honest Critique of Netflix’s Newest Romcom

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

“He’s All That” is a modern remake of the 90s romcom starring Rachael Leigh Cook and Freddy Prinze Jr. The plot of this movie (and many others) revolves around the trope that someone popular/rich/famous...

A sweet new bakery is in town

A sweet new bakery is in town

Sana Muneer, Co Editor-in-Chief September 16, 2021

If you are craving a delicious treat, visit the new ‘Sweet Reserve Bakery’, located at 635 E Roosevelt Road. Featuring a wide variety of sweets, chocolates, cakes, coffees, chais and much more,...

Born a Crime: A Historical Masterpiece

‘Born a Crime’: A Historical Masterpiece

Amina Irfanullah, Scoop Writer September 16, 2021

“Born a Crime” by comedian and television-host Trevor Noah is a historical novel following Trevor Noah through his life in South Africa during apartheid. The book begins with some background on apartheid,...

‘Shadow and Bone’: New Netflix adaptation

‘Shadow and Bone’: New Netflix adaptation

Sana Muneer, Lenses Editor April 30, 2021

If you are looking for a new, captivating Netflix show to binge, look no further. Shadow and Bone is a gripping book trilogy that is the latest young adult fantasy series to be brought to life on the screen. Books...

Use these AP study resources before testing

Use these AP study resources before testing

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor April 30, 2021

AP tests are around the corner and with a multitude of material, it can become overwhelming to retain everything needed to earn a good score. Here are some resources to use in the final of the school year. AP...

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue: An Unforgettable Book

‘The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue’: An Unforgettable Book

Sana Muneer, Lenses Editor March 24, 2021

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by best-selling author V.E. Schwarb is a captivating novel following Addie LaRue, a young woman who bargains to live forever but is cursed to be forgotten by everyone...

‘The Vanishing Half’

‘The Vanishing Half’

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor February 24, 2021

Brit Bennett’s “The Vanishing Half” is an enthralling novel following the lives of twin sisters and those around them over the span of 50 years. Weaving together stories across generations, “The...

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