Judas and the Black Messiah portrays a great historic drama about the 1968 Illinois Black Panther Party starring Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ shows complexity of a ‘just’ society but gives justice to the 1968 event

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Editor March 5, 2021

Warning: Spoilers ahead. The Illinois Black Panther Party emerged on the city's West Side towards the end of 1968. As one of 45 Black Panther chapters around the country, the Illinois Chapter gained...

The third and final movie, To All the Boys: Always and Forever, released on Feb. 12 which stars Lana Condor and Noah Centineo in a teenage romance movie.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever’ has many pros and cons as the final movie of a romance franchise

Cache Merriweather and Katrina Viloria February 19, 2021

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Netflix introduced the “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” movie franchise two years ago. First started as a novel series were written by Jenny Han, gained more popularity...

Discussing the joy that Valentines Day bring

Olivia Gaziano, Caleb Birch, Aiden Spenner, and Autumn Zayas February 12, 2021

Olivia Gaziano 0:00 Hi everyone, and welcome to another podcast. My name is Olivia Gaziano, and I am a junior in the photography and media editor, and we are all here to talk about Valentine's Day. Autumn...

Former president Donald Trumps second impeachment trial starts today, and the House of Representatives has a strong case against him.

Opinion: Trump’s impeachment trial begins today and the House of Representatives’ argument is strong

Pravalika Balajivaishnavi, Perspectives Reporter February 9, 2021

From possibly inciting an insurrection on the Capitol to being impeached, what has Donald Trump not done? The Capitol insurrection that took place on Jan. 6 left the United States and the world in shock....

The Naperville Park District Board calls Governor J.B. Pritzker to veto the new Criminal Justice Bill that reforms cash bail, the prison system, and the police force.

The Naperville Park District Board finds issues with the new Illinois criminal justice bill and urges a veto

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Editor February 4, 2021

The Naperville Park District Board called for Gov. J.B. Pritzker to veto statewide criminal justice reforms last Thursday. Illinois lawmakers passed the criminal justice bill to reshape the criminal justice...

People who set New Years Resolutions have a tendency of failing them because they set goals that are impossible to achieve in 365 days.

Struggles of maintaining a New Year’s resolution

Bela Sanchez, Perspectives Reporter January 29, 2021

New Year’s resolutions is a popular term used by people who have the intention of adding a positive goal to their life starting Jan. 1. The goal of New Year’s resolutions is to incorporate these positive...

Mulan is Disneys new live-action remake that does not hold true to the original story tale.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Mulan’ is a Disney remake that lacks excitement and plot stability

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Editor January 22, 2021

Warning: Spoilers ahead.   We have all heard of the story, “Mulan.” The fearless young woman fought in the Imperial Army to protect her father. Throughout time, this story has been retold...

Wonder Woman seemed to be a glimmer of hope, it was expected to empower women and be a distraction from the real world, but it failed.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is not as wonderful as it seems

Emily Veenstra, Spotlight Reporter January 15, 2021

Many people look forward to the big superhero movie release of the year. With theaters closed this year, “Wonder Woman 1984” was a glisten of hope to finally bring some excitement and entertainment...

Students discuss returning to school

Olivia Gaziano 0:00 It was just announced that we are for sure heading back to school. On January, 26, but students have the options to either go to the hybrid option or also stay remote. We are here...

J.K. Rowling shares her transphobic ideals on twitter resulting in major backlash.

Opinion: J.K. Rowling refuses to listen to the transgender community in light of her transphobic comments and opinions

Cache Merriweather January 12, 2021

The “Harry Potter” franchise is one of the highest-grossing media franchises of all time. The novels and movies have been critically acclaimed for decades, and the fandom continues to grow despite...

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, two Democratic candidates, won a heated Georgia Runoff election this past Wednesday. Ossoff is the first Jewish Georgian senator and Warnock is the first Black Democrat Georgian senator. The election hints that Americas politics may be at a turning point.

Democrats go down to Georgia, secure election victory, and U.S. Senate majority

Ursula Sturgeon, Perspectives Reporter January 11, 2021

Georgia held a Senate Runoff Election to determine who its next two senators would be last Tuesday. Senate runoff elections are held when no singular candidate has over 50% of the state’s votes, which...

Disneys new animated movie Soul is a heart warming story about life.

Weekly Movie Review: ‘Soul’ presents a great message that compels the audience to find their spark

Katrina Viloria, Perspectives Editor January 8, 2021

Warning: Spoilers ahead. Finding your “true self” is a really important aspect but is genuinely overlooked in life. As teenagers, we strive to achieve our life goals like building a family, traveling,...

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