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

Black Authors to Add to Your Shelf

Emma Pekkarinen, School News Editor March 16, 2023

During African-American History Month it is important to recognize the historical and continued impact African-American individuals have made on the world. One area to celebrate is the world of literature....

The Return of boygenius

The Return of boygenius

Emily Puchalski, Opinions Editor March 12, 2023

Jaws dropped, tears were shed, and shrieks were heard worldwide on January 18th, 2023 when the indie supergroup, boygenius, announced their official comeback.  Superstar artists, Julien Baker, Lucy...

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Wednesday Addams: A Cultural Reset

Jaden Juengel, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

The Addams Family was originally released as a satirical television series in 1964, following a wittily gothic lineage of eccentric misfits. The series dissected the mystical lives of Morticia and Gomez...

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Artistry Through Film: Damien Chazelle’s Filmography

Lili Olson, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

Damien Chazelle is a name that reverberates around Hollywood. Chazelle is a director, producer, and screenwriter who is accredited with Whiplash, La La Land, and other notable films. His projects include...

A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Literature

Kathy Georgieva, In-Depth Editor February 5, 2023

Literature is an incredibly significant part of history; it has altered and influenced people, cultures and our world at large. Appreciating and learning to enjoy classical literature, although sometimes...

The Guest List

‘The Guest List’

Faliha Khan, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

Lucy Foley’s The Guest List is a riveting novel foreshadowing a gruesome murder during a wedding in a peculiar location. The guests’ stories are weaved together as their history and motives eventually...

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‘Before the Coffee Gets Cold’: just my cup of coffee

Sana Muneer, Editor in Chief February 5, 2023

Hidden in the quiet back alleys of Tokyo resides an old, pensive cafe. Often empty, with the occasional visitor or two, there’s more to Funiculi Finicula than the delicate pastries and delectable beverages...

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The Powerful Longevity of Grey’s Anatomy

Jaden Juengel, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

 Grey’s Anatomy, the medical drama known for its impressive longevity and heart wrenching one-liners, recently launched its immensely anticipated 19th season. Throughout the drama’s duration, creator,...

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A Book Of The Future

Amina Irfanullah, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

The evolution of technology is something that every person on this planet knows will continue to happen. However, exactly how we can improve on the technology we have right now is uncertain. The biggest...

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The Conjuring: Spooky Season Favorites

Liza Boguslavsky, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

The Conjuring series can be found on Netflix, HBO Max, and Prime Video. Released in 2013, the box office hit stars Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson as Ed and Lorraine Warren, married paranormal investigators...

Get Smashed Food Review

‘Get Smashed’ Food Review

Aniyah Nelson, Scoop Writer February 5, 2023

Get Smashed is a place that serves traditional smash burgers and fries. As the sign says, they just serve burgers, but the burgers are very delicious and cooked to perfection. Their play on words is just...

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Nonfiction Books to Help Quench Curiosity and Improve Aptitude

Erika Hartman, In-Depth Writer February 3, 2023

Let’s be honest. Sometimes academic classes are a drag. It can be hard to understand the relevance of what a proton is or does, and remembering the tedious dates of every major historical event seems...

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