Strange Donuts Delivers Delightful Desserts

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2019

Rubbing our eyes, my sister and I trudged into Strange Donuts at 6:15 a.m. on a sleepy Monday morning with one goal in mind: to consume a sugary, empty-calorie-laden dessert for the most important meal of the day. We were in...

Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Exceeds Expectations

Katelyn Harris, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Popeyes restaurants across the nation have been sold out of them for days. Some restaurants even sold out on the first day of having them. Popeyes’ new chicken sandwich has been hyped up all over the internet since its arrival. There ...

‘Enter the Gungeon’ Hits Almost All the Marks

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-chief

September 5, 2019

Giant walking bullets with guns of their own were shooting smaller bullets. A massive collection of guns ranged from awe-inducingly cool to “what the heck were these devs on when they thought of all this crap?” That is...

‘DiVE’ Dearly Disappoints

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-chief

August 29, 2019

Black Milk is a complicated artist. On some tracks he’s clever and brings a new bending sound to hip-hop. But his rapping skills are still subpar at best. This leaves “DiVE,” his newest project, in a gray middle place between...

Anticipated Obar Disappoints

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2019

Nestled in the same strip mall as Edwardsville classics like Pantera’s and El Maguey, Obar seemed to me like a perfect Sunday brunch restaurant. Jazzy music played just below a conversational volume. Homey sofas with a plethora...

Sauce on the Side Serves up Savory Satisfaction

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2019

Lively, upbeat music, a mouthwatering menu and smiling servers greeted me, a skeptical vegetarian, when I ambled into Sauce on the Side’s St. Louis location for dinner on a Friday night. Not only am I vegetarian, but I am...

Evangelion: a blast from the past with some help from the future

Sydney Hershberger, staff writer

August 22, 2019

Imagine the distant future; the entire world has been shaken by what humans call “The First Impact”, an attack by a group of monsters called Angels. No one knows where they came from, but more of them are showing up. Would...

‘The Highwaymen’ Is a Runaway Failure

Ryan Ash, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

Though at times Netflix can produce good original content, its new film, “The Highwaymen,” disappoints at most every turn. Starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson as two aged, retired Texas Rangers, the movie is set...

‘The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann’ Debases True Crime

Cierra Veizer, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

Nobody wants a child to go missing, especially if it’s his or her child. Netflix released a documentary series on March 15 reliving the investigation surrounding Madeleine McCann. In 2007, 4-year-old Madeleine disappeared...

Eilish’s ‘WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP’ Awakens Night Terrors

Jaydi Swanson, Views Editor

April 4, 2019

In her new album “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” artist Billie Eilish speaks more of nightmares than of dreams. This is the 17-year-old singer’s first full album, and while she may be celebrating its success...

How to Choose a Streaming Service

Molly Farrar, A&E Editor

March 28, 2019

Netflix has nearly removed cable from homes across the world with a total 139 million subscribers. Since Netflix’s release, the market for streaming services has grown, and there are many options to choose from. Netflix ...

“The Act” Captures Truth of Gypsy Rose Blanchard

Jessica Fosse, Life Editor

March 28, 2019

Hulu continues to dip into original content without as much recognition as some Netflix originals. “The Act,” starring Joey King and Patricia Arquette, is a show worth discovering. Based on true events occurring in 2015,...