Tiger King Brings Absurdity, Entertainment to Quarantine

Cassi Reaka, Life Editor

April 2, 2020

“Tiger King” is the most wild thing that I have ever watched, and probably will ever watch. It is packed to the brim with twists and just unbelievable things the whole way through that makes it extremely difficult to not b...

‘The Help’ Evokes Hope

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2020

Perhaps the only redeeming quality of the school cancellation is that I can allow myself to pick from my thick stack of novels that I’ve saved—something I rarely permit myself to do because I will forgo all my responsibilities...

Micheal Barbaro’s Podcast “The Daily” Keeps Listeners Up To Date

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

With school work and other activities, I cannot always find the time to sit down and read about current events. I am often saved by “The Daily” podcast, which allows me to access an in-depth report of a timely topic in pre...

‘The Daily’ Offers Journalistic Insight

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

With school work and other activities, I cannot always find the time to sit down and read about current events. I am often saved by “The Daily” podcast, which allows me to access an in-depth report of a timely topic in pretty...

‘Castlevania’ Triumphantly Returns for Third Season

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2020

In the aftermath of Dracula’s armies having fallen, his night creatures disorganized, his generals killed, the world has descended into chaos of humans murdering, night creatures rampaging and vampires setting up rogue kingdoms. Season...

Grimes Skews Her Style

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

Grimes has been known for her innovative and sometimes strange sounding style since her start in 2007. Her recent announcement of pregnancy, however, has brought lots of media attention, hence why this album got a lot more attention...

‘I Am Not Okay with This’ Subverts, Exceeds Expectations

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2020

Unrequited love of your best friend, mysterious sexual feelings, a complicated relationship with your mother and a growing supernatural power that comes on when you get “boiling” angry. Sydney Novak (Sophia Lillis) is the...

Sex Education Season 2, Most Relatable Netflix Series

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

January 30, 2020

If it wasn’t already rewarding enough that Asa Butterfield be cast as the lead, Sex Education perfectly captures the hardships and triumphs of being a teenager, and season two only gets juicier. Butterfield, notorious for...

Eminem’s ‘Music To Be Murdered By’ Kills

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2020

'Music To Be Murdered By' Review “This is music to be murdered by,” echoes Alfred Hitchcock, the king of horror, over haunting instrumentals leading into an introduction of a man bent on defending himself against people...

Party’s Over: New Mexican Restaurant Disappoints

Lauren Johnson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

If you love Mexican food and happen to live in Edwardsville, you are probably aware that the beloved Catrina’s on 157 closed its doors in November. Not to worry, Edwardsville is not actually down a Mexican hub. Coincidentally,...

Selena Gomez’s ‘Rare’ Falls Short of Introspection

Hannah Thompson, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Selena Gomez recently released her third album titled “Rare.” While the album is not substandard for pop music, it is also not particularly alluring. In the pop genre, where most everything sounds the same, thoughtfulness...

‘Atypical’ Gives Insight to Life on Spectrum

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

As a person on the autism spectrum, taking a look at “Atypical”, a show that has been endlessly praised for having excellent realistic representation for autistic people, was difficult to do with an unbiased eye. I didn't...

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