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Former student writes full length musical

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

February 22, 2018

DGN graduate Leo Fotos (2014), has gone on a truly unique path. Fotos wrote an original full-length musical, Debuting at the Chicago Musical Theater Festival (CMTF). Entitled “TRU”, the musical follows Truman, an outgoing high...

Artist of the month: Ben Gartlen

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

February 22, 2018

The Scholastic art show is an annual competition in which talented students from around the area enter pieces that they spent a lot of time and effort working on. Many students come out of the award show very happy with just one h...

Board game shop gains local popularity

Matt Carbon, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

Many towns just like Downers Grove have a local game store, a multifaceted shop where a plethora of games and types of games are sold to various customers. Fair Game, stationed on Main Street downtown, has recently come across popula...

Review – The End of the F***ing World (TV-MA)

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

February 1, 2018

The End of F***ing World is exactly as the title suggests; angsty, dramatic, and all-around entertaining. Odd enough to be enduring, but not overly quirky for the sake of relevance, the eight-episode Netflix series follows self...

Review – Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Kyle Schirle, A&E Editor

February 1, 2018

In a galaxy far far away. These words normally would bring Star Wars nerds like me great pleasure and excitement. However, after the great disappointment of The Force Awakens (TFA) the only emotions going through my mind when I sa...

‘Time’s Up’ movement costs more than just a $12 pin

Isabelle LaBianco, News Editor

February 1, 2018

In a sea of black ball gowns and Armani suits, a silver pin catches the attention of the abundance of cameras. The pin becomes chatter amongst the guests and reporters. “Time’s Up” becomes the catchphrase of the 2018 Gol...

“A celebration of humanity”: The Greatest Showman serves as this year’s cinema spectacular

February 1, 2018

Nominated for an Academy Award and the winner of Golden Globes' Best Original Song, Hugh Jackman’s The Greatest Showman is a showstopper filled with extravagant dance numbers and elaborate costumes. The music was written by the du...

Cawthorne’s 2018 Grammy Predictions

Ellie Cawthorne, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018

Record of the Year: “Record Of The Year” is a category in which the board recognizes the artist's performance as well as the overall contributions of the producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or mixer(s) if other than t...

TV star Drake Bell continues to stop by Downers Grove

Bella Cotterell, Photography Editor

December 13, 2017

  Former star of the television sitcom Drake & Josh, Drake Bell, continues to make an appearance at local venues throughout Downers Grove. Unlike popular chefs and famous authors, Bell is one of the only celebrities...

Students win several awards at art show

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

December 13, 2017

Most art exhibitions are filled to the brim with variety, showcasing various differences in style and size. The Chicagoland 4x5 High School Art Exhibition, more commonly known as the 4x5, is not like most art exhibitions. The...

Review: Happy Death Day

Matt Troher, A&E Editor

December 13, 2017

In today’s oversaturated market of horror movies, Happy Death Day brings nothing new to the table. A conceptually interesting plot, shamelessly borrowed from Groundhog Day (1993), is brought down by lackluster acting, c...