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Is Lollapalooza overpriced?

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

August 30, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

Lollapalooza is arguably Chicago’s largest music festival of the year. With the average four day tickets costing $367, you might be wondering if Lolla is really worth the cost. Well, I'd say only make the purchase if you live i...

Humanz 20 tracks 0:49

Dominic Galli, A&E Editor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

3.5/4 Omegas In a time where the sky is falling the Gorillaz have come to bring us back together by reminding us we are still humans with their fifth studio album “Humanz”. “Humanz” marked the Gorillaz’s first album in...

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” Review

Lucas Naber, A&E Editor

May 5, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Movies

2:16 PG-13 2.5/4 “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” is a messy, weirdly-paced, inferior, yet ultimately still enjoyable follow-up to the original “Guardians”. Starring Chris Pratt as Peter Quill, Zoe Saldana as...

Students make music using life experience

Madison Venckus, Feature Editor

April 25, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment

Recently releasing a 12 track album, “Better than This (N.C.S)”, juniors Jarvis Rush and Ahmad Winters have been featured in school events including the talents show, Winterfest and the Spring Pep assembly. Rush and Winters ...

Review: Logan 2:17 R

Dominic Galli, A&E Editor

March 22, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Movies

In the age of the movie franchise, audiences have come accustomed to seeing an actor play a role over several films, but no one has done it as long as Hugh Jackman. Jackman’s portrayal of Wolverine in the X-Men films lasted...

La La Land review

Brian Long, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Movies

2:08 4/4 In a widespread film industry full of sequels and CGI busts, “La La Land”, the modern musical directed by Damien Chazelle, serves as a heartfelt love letter to the history of cinema and an ode to classic film...

Gerry Kenah’s Oscar picks

Gerry Kenah’s Oscar picks

February 15, 2017

Kyle Schirle’s Grammy predictions

Kyle Schirle, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment

Record of the year- “Hello” by Adele Adele’s song “Hello” is a mix of incredible vocal  and musical talent. Adele is definitely one of the top female vocalists in the world right now, the ability to match her str...

Elise Cismesia chosen for American Choral Music Association

Jasmine Abdallah, In-Depth Editor

January 22, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment, Music

After over five years of private voice lessons, Elise Cismesia has been chosen as a member of the American Choral Music Association (ACDA).   For a student in a choral program, being chosen as a member of the ACDA is...

“The OA” Netflix series review

Madison Venckus, Feature Editor

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts/Entertainment

Following the irresistibly binge-worthy Netflix series “Stranger Things”, “The OA” is the most recent unavoidable series with an even fresher, exotic spin on supernatural powers. Netflix continues on with its bizarre tre...

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