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Homecoming Week Schedule & Spirit Days

Michaela Reif, Scoop Editor

September 22, 2019

Homecoming Week Activities Monday: Games Night (7pm at Raider Stadium) 12th: Wear Black 11th: Wear White 10th: Wear Red 9th: Wear Blue Tuesday: Powder Puff (7pm at Raider Stadium) Wednesday: Nothing Thursday: Pep Rally & Senior Dance (7pm in the gym) Friday: Football ...

Brand New Buona

Michaela Reif, Scoop Writer

September 6, 2019

Although Portillo’s is already an established local favorite, Buona Beef has had no fear opening a new storefront on Roosevelt-- right next to Andy’s Custard. Buona Beef has a solid reputation for delicious Italian Beef (possibly even rivaling Portillo’s own classic beef) and for an extensive menu...

Dora and the Lost City of Gold: Best Picture Nominee 2020?

Reagan Rude, Scoop Writer

September 6, 2019

She has had an unparalleled amount of cultural significance for the children of the United States. She is a champion of diversity. She has single-handedly demolished the language barrier between English and Spanish-speaking kids. She is a hero to daytime television and now classic cinema. She is Dora...

The Angry Birds Movie 2

Gwyn Buckley, Scoop Writer

September 6, 2019

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is an action packed movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The plot revolves around one bird and his experience overcoming his insecurities in order to save his island with his pals. It starts out by introducing Red (a returning character) and all of his friends as they...

Joyee Noodles

Sohini Surapaneni, Editor for The Scoop

March 11, 2019

Joyee Noodles, a restaurant located on East Ogden Avenue in Naperville, is a casual pan-Asian kitchen that is known locally for their boba drinks.

“Happy DeathDay 2U” Review

Mikey Reif, Writer for The Scoop

March 11, 2019

In 2017, director Christopher Landon released Happy Death Day. Eerie and comical, Happy Death Day gained success as a solid thriller.

“Green Book” Review

Tommy Powers, Writer for The Scoop

March 11, 2019

Green Book follows oafish Copa-Cabana bouncer Tony Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen) and world-class pianist Dr. Don Shirley (two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali) as they travel through the deep south on Shirley’s concert tour.

Cookie Dough Creations

Sohini Surapaneni, Editor for The Scoop

March 5, 2019

  We have all had our fair share of cookie dough and have listened to our home-ec teachers warn us about eating it raw. Of course, it is rare that children listen to these suggestions and resist such temptations. The little store Cookie Dough Creations in downtown Naperville offers a solut...

Escape Room

Michaela Reif, Writer for The Scoop

March 5, 2019

A classically eerie thriller film, Escape Room draws its viewers into a dark, twisted reality that becomes impossible to elude. Taking place in an elaborately designed escape room (a room that requires participants to engage in figuring out clues that can unlock the pathway to outside the room) cal...

Death by (Mis)adventure: On Gus Van Sant and “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”

Thomas Powers, Writer for The Scoop

March 5, 2019

One of Gus Van Sant’s most admirable traits as a filmmaker is the variety of his output. His work is one of the best examples of the famous artistic adage: “one for me, one for them” (meaning that the artist makes one true artistic work for every schmaltzy commercial one). Where Van Sant diverges ...

Santa Fe

Santa Fe

Sohini Surapaneni, Editor for The Scoop

December 16, 2018

In close proximity to town favorites like the Blackberry Market and Fire and Wine, a Mexican twist to the downtown Glen Ellyn cuisine is offered through the restaurant Santa Fe. It is not only within the price range of a majority of the restaurants in the town, but also has dishes with traditionally l...

The Grinch

The Grinch

Michaela Reif, Writer for The Scoop

December 16, 2018

The tale of a green curmudgeon, determined to wreck Christmas for the Whos, is a well-known and beloved tale. First written in print by Dr. Seuss, The Grinch has been adapted into a play, 1966 television special, live action movie, and now as an animated movie narrated by Pharrell Williams.   ...

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