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

The Inclusivity and Kindness of Harry Styles

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

Harry Styles is a musical icon. Many say he is the modern day Mick Jagger or Freddy Mercury. He has two amazing albums out currently, ‘Harry Styles 1’ and ‘Fine Line’. For his ‘Fine Line’ album,...

Source: Goodreads

‘Every Line of You’ by Naomi Gibson Book Review

Matilda McLaren, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

Naomi Gibson’s intricately haunting dystopian novel, “Every Line of You”, follows coding prodigy Lydia and her journey in creating a sentient boyfriend, Henry, from a single line of code. Haunted...

Source: Spotify

What About ‘The Walters’?

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

‘The Walters’ are an indie rock band originally from Chicago, consisting of Luke Olson, Walter Kosner, MJ Tirabassi, Danny Wells and Charlie Ekhaus. They formed in 2014 and later that same year they...

Books to Read Over Break

Amina Irfanullah, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving Break is almost here! Spending time with a good book when you’re not with friends and family is a great way to pass time. Here are some intriguing book recommendations that will make your...

Source: IMDb

‘Two Distant Strangers’ explores topics of racial inequality

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor November 24, 2021

A couple months after the peak of the Black Lives Matter movement in the summer of 2020, Netflix acquired rights to the 32-minute short film “Two Distant Strangers”. The film follows a sci-fi approach...

Source: IMDb

‘One of Us Is Lying’

Haley Wong, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

Everyone has secrets, especially the students at Bayview High. But how far are they willing to go to keep them? Author Karen McManus specializes in teenage murder. Her very first book, “One of Us...

Source: CC Magazine

‘The Florida Project’ Review

Claire Gelber, Scoop Writer November 24, 2021

Romanticism in modern culture is a huge factor of our lives. Almost everything is romanticized in our world, whether it’s violence, fame or in the case of the Florida Project, poverty. The Florida Project...

Cover and pages from “Loss Protocol: Volume One” written by Julien Baker and edited by Ariel Baldwin. The cover is an image of the Memphis College of Art, where Baker and Baldwin met.

Julien Baker “Loss Protocol: Volume One”

Emily Puchalski, Opinions Editor November 21, 2021

Tennessee-based indie rock musician Julien Baker is a creative genius. Baker’s musical career stems from her roots in Southern punk culture. Her youth, while affected by substance abuse, was packed with...

“Loveless” by Alice Oseman

“Loveless” by Alice Oseman

Alex Arquilla, Opinions Writer November 21, 2021

The novel “Loveless” by Alice Oseman is about Georgia Warr, a girl in her first year of college. Throughout the novel, she explores her sexuality, or should I say lack thereof. The book shows her exploring...

Source: UDress Magazine

Why I Thrift (And You Should Too!)

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer October 19, 2021

If you were to ask me where I bought any piece of clothing in my closet, there is a 99% chance that I would say that I thrifted it. I’ve thrifted ever since I was little, and now I even work at a thrift...

Source: Amazon

“A Face Like Glass”: A Metaphor of a Novel

Amina Irfanullah, Scoop Writer October 19, 2021

“A Face Like Glass” is a fantasy-mystery novel by Frances Hardinge. It takes place in an underground city called Caverna and it follows a 12-year old girl named Neverfell. Caverna is a dystopian-like...

Fall Fashion Guide 101

Rachel Torres, Scoop Writer October 19, 2021

It is finally everyone’s favorite season… fall! Fall is a time where one can truly express themselves, my favorite being through fashion. Fall weather is unpredictable at times, so be prepared to try...

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