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'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...

‘The Book of Boba Fett’

‘The Book of Boba Fett’

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor January 25, 2021

As the last episode of season two of “The Mandalorian” came out on December 18 of 2020, fans were left at peace with a fulfilling ending, but as the post credits scene rolled out, it became clear they...

Books to read, movies to watch, things to do

Books to read, movies to watch, things to do

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor December 17, 2020

2020 is over! Well...almost. With one week left to wrap up this crazy year, here are some ways to spend the last few bits of the time no one will forget. Book to Read    1.  A Christmas Journey:...

Keep busy during break

Keep busy during break

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving is usually a time for many to relax, meet family and friends and gather around the dinner table for a hearty meal. With DuPage County enforcing strict quarantining measures once again, it...


Watch “Clue!”

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor November 18, 2020

The time of year has come for another Glenbard South production! This fall, Glenbard South drama students have decided to put on “Clue!”, a play-version of the classic movie based on the popular board...

What students think of hybrid learning

What students think of hybrid learning

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor November 6, 2020

Hybrid learning has been in effect for two weeks already with the schedule looking very different from what a normal school day in the “pre corona” days would look like. Despite the differences, most...

“The Dead Zone”

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor October 5, 2020

As the year swiftly plunges into the month of October and Halloween decorations can be found around every corner, horror movies and books are of the many things which are encompassed in this haunted...


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You

Lucia Labarre, Scoop Writer September 12, 2020

During quarantine, I read the New York Times best seller and winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction: Stamped by Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds I thoroughly enjoyed this read and highly recommend...

Source: International Paralympic Committee (IPC)

‘Rising Phoenix’ Reaches Heights

Zainab Talha, Scoop Editor September 12, 2020

Among Netflix’s new barrage of films and series, “Rising Phoenix” was released on August 26th, 2020. This documentary focused on the Paralympic Games and provided a unique view on the lives of Paralympic...

Fire and Wine

Mandy Rivera, Scoop Writer April 30, 2020

During these crazy times, plenty of restaurants had to learn how to adapt to a new style of business. One such establishment is Fire and Wine, a family friendly restaurant located on Main Street in downtown...

Do not worry, Blackberry Market’s iconic cinnamon rolls will still be accessible to its patrons

Nicole Palmieri, Scoop Writer April 30, 2020

For local restaurants and cafés, like Glen Ellyn’s beloved Blackberry Market, the way to keep their business alive in these quarantine times has been offering walk-in takeout, curbside pickup, and contactless...

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