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Review: “Dancing with the Stars”

MacKenzie Watterson, Writer

May 25, 2016


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Competition has been tough in the 22nd season of “Dancing with the Stars.” Wanya and Lindsay, Ginger and Val and Nyle and Peta are all in a three way tie for first, and there is no question that the judges and America’s voters will have a hard time picking the winner in the season finale. ...

Competition for the best burger

Cynthia Segura, Writer

May 25, 2016


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Although trends come and go, a good burger will always be a must have and the Chicagoland suburbs have some of the best burgers out there! After asking many people about their favorite burger place, Portillo’s seemed to be a popular choice. The restaurant has locations all over Illinois, the close...

The people v. O.J. Simpson

Michael King, Writer

May 25, 2016


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Everyone has known the famous verdict of the O.J. Simpson case, but few people understood all that went on in the courtroom until this television series, “The people v. O.J. Simpson” aired. Anytime a race is involved in a high profile case such as this, the stakes become that much higher and te...

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ review

‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’ review

Sylvia Carlson, Writer

May 6, 2016


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The third movie in the Divergent series hit theaters March 18th and did not get the attention the filmmakers were hoping for. With an opening weekend box office of $29 million, compared to $54 million of the first movie in the series, the movie fell very short of its expectations. The Divergent Series...

Top tips for dressing for graduation

Top tips for dressing for graduation

Erica Mote, Writer

May 6, 2016


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As one looks across the Glenbard South gymnasium, there is a sea of blue and red caps and gowns filling the seats. Although this is what everyone thinks of when they think of graduation attire, almost every girl is much more concerned with what is under her gown. Here are a few tips for girls to con...

‘Hamilton’ “rising up” in Broadway history

‘Hamilton’ “rising up” in Broadway history

Sam Hasiewicz, Writer

May 6, 2016


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“Hamilton” is on its way to becoming the biggest critical and commercial hit in all of Broadway history. As one of the most talked about Broadway shows since 2011, “Hamilton” is a huge smash and a must-see for everyone from theatre and history enthusiasts alike. The show is about  Alexand...

A Review of the Rebel Mechanics

A Review of the Rebel Mechanics

Iqra Baggia, Scoop Writer

March 21, 2016


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  Rating: 4 out of 5 Imagine a world where magic rules, and the American Revolution stopped before it could begin. It is 1888, and Britain controls a vast empire with magic. Sixteen-year-old Verity Newton is a governess to a wealthy magister family living in the British colony of New York....

Marché Review: Glen Ellyn’s newest addition

Marché Review: Glen Ellyn’s newest addition

Maggie Loversky, Scoop Writer

March 21, 2016


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On the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Avenue in downtown Glen Ellyn, the new, unique shop, Marché, has just opened up by the same owner as Marcel’s, a culinary store in the vicinity. The gourmet imported cheese shop is not your typical downtown Glen Ellyn store. At Marché, they offer a huge...

Glenbard South Performs The Addams Family

Glenbard South Performs The Addams Family

Masooma Haider, Scoop Editor

November 12, 2015


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Tonight the Glenbard South Drama Department will put on its first performance of The Addams Family, a musical comedy by Andrew Lippa and a book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The musical is based off of The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams. In the story, Wednesday Addams, play...

A dip into Jerusalem Cafe

A dip into Jerusalem Cafe

Masooma Haider, Scoop Editor

October 23, 2015


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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 The little red building on the side of Roosevelt Road belies nothing as to the numerous flavorful dishes Jerusalem Cafe holds inside. Upon entering, one can immediately discern that the restaurant is a favorite amongst many. Seats can be hard to find during rush hour, with usu...

Book Review: Red Queen By Victoria Aveyard

Book Review: Red Queen By Victoria Aveyard

Kaitlin Clark, Editor-in-Chief

September 29, 2015


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Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Mare Barrow, just a seventeen-year-old Red, powerless in the face of the Silvers-- an elite group with god-like powers. As a commoner, she settles for a life of pick-pocketing to support her poverty stricken family and avoid “the conscription," a military draft for eighteen y...

Upcoming Albums

Upcoming Albums

Katie McMillion, The Scoop Editor

April 29, 2015


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With summer music festivals like Coachella and Lollapalooza coming up so soon, people are becoming more and more psyched about their favorite singers and songs, and these new albums will really give music lovers something to look forward to. April 21 Kindred by Passion Pit (alternative dance): Ack...

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