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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

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Weyes Blood Upcoming Album ‘And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow’ set to release this Friday

Reganne Nash, Scoop Writer November 16, 2022

In 2019, Natalie Mering, musically known as Weyes Blood, released her monumental album Titanic Rising. Fans were amazed by the otherworldly sounding instrumentals paired with Mering’s rich alto voice....

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Autumnal Book Recommendations for Every Kind of Reader

Kathy Georgieva, In-Depth Editor November 4, 2022

Autumn: a season of oversized sweaters, falling leaves, crisp weather and cinnamon-flavored treats. But more than that, autumn is the perfect atmospheric time for reading. From eerie classics to fantastical...

Jordan Peele Does It Best

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer November 4, 2022

Jordan Peele is now known for his incredible films, his comedy and his countless awards for screenwriting, directing and producing. Interestingly enough, in 1997 he was a freshman at Sarah Lawrence, studying...

Fan Flicts: Gilmore Girl Edition

Aniyah Nelson, Scoop Writer November 4, 2022

Writer Aniyah Nelson interviews South students as they debate their Gilmore Girl conflicts

Taylor Swift announces 2023 tour with two shows at Soldier Field

Sana Muneer, Editor in Chief November 2, 2022

Swifties, mark your calendars and save your next paycheck: Taylor Swift announced a massive stadium tour to take place in 2023.    Labeled ‘The Eras Tour’, Swift’s 27 shows will feature...

Highlights From the Venice Film Festival

Jaden Juengel, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

 The 2022 Venice Film Festival unveiled in a two-week wildfire of celebrity melodrama, showcasing a variety of new films ranging from psychological thriller “Don’t Worry Darling”, Marilyn Monroe...

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‘Dry’ Review

Safa Kamal, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

Neal Shusterman is a young-adult fiction writer who has won multiple different awards for his books and is especially known for his series, ‘Arc of a Scythe.’ Shusterman is a dynamic speaker, and his...

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‘Never Have I Ever’ Season 3

Simona Juknyte, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

[WARNING: this article contains spoilers] Since the release of season one in April of 2020, the show ”Never Have I Ever” has grown in popularity, releasing two more seasons since then. The coming...

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Why “When Harry Met Sally” is the best romcom

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

 Romantic comedies are an iconic and popular film genre. They take over the film industry every year with many different films. They are romance movies that make people feel as though they are in the...

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Howl’s Moving Castle: What it Means to be Human

Annie Boguslavsky, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

Normally, over the years, it is natural for a movie’s influence to dwindle. However, even between generations, Howl’s Moving Castle has not only remained a staple of modern media but possibly increased...

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Purple Hearts: Is Money Worth Sacrificing Love?

Rumaisa Shaikh, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

Oftentimes, people are so worried about their self-needs that they forget what is going on around them. When they face a problem they tend to do whatever they can without even thinking of how it can have...

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Laufey’s Debut Album “Everything I Know About Love” is redefining the limits of modern music

Reganne Nash, Scoop Writer September 30, 2022

A renaissance of mid 20th century jazz and classical orchestration in modern music has begun. On August 26, singer-songwriter Laufey Lín Jónsdóttir, commonly referred to as Laufey released her debut...

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