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Thanksgiving and its traditions

Thanksgiving and its traditions

November 21, 2019

It’s time to bust out the forks and a loose pair of sweatpants, because Thanksgiving is coming up on...

Cinnamon rolls shop opens new location in Downtown Naperville

Emily Brodzinski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

For Naperville residents, Thanksgiving isn’t the only food-related thing to get excited about this month. Cinnaholic, a gourmet cinnamon roll shop, is anxiously awaiting its Naperville debut at the end of November.  Founders Florian and Shannon Radke first introduced their bakery idea on the ABC-TV show “Shark Tank”...

Commentary: When does the Christmas season actually start?

Commentary: When does the Christmas season actually start?

Emilie Casey, Correspondent

November 21, 2019

Christmas is America’s favorite holiday, and rightfully so. What’s not to love? There are pretty...

An environmental trend you can get behind

November 21, 2019

When a so-called “challenger YouTuber” known for silly competitions with massive monetary rewards reached a subscriber count of 20 million, no one expected an environment-changing social media movement.  Jimmy Donaldson, better known as Mr. Beast, began #TeamTrees in October after spending several months debating the potential of a comm...

Cinnamon rolls shop opens new location in Downtown Naperville

Emily Brodzinski, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

For Naperville residents, Thanksgiving isn’t the only food-related thing to get excited about this month. Cinnaholic, a gourmet cinnamon roll shop, is anxiously awaiting its Naperville debut at the end of November.  Founders Florian and Shannon Radke first introduced their bakery idea on the ABC-TV show “Shark Tank”...

Generation Z and their stress-filled lives

Amisha Sethi, Profiles Editor

November 10, 2019

From worrying about the number of Instagram followers we have to hyper analyzing the  college admissions crapshoot, Generation Z (defined as the age group born in the mid 1990s and the early 2000s) is “high-key” stressed.  Virtually born with phones in our hands, social media has become more of a lifestyle than...

What to do and where to eat: Fall Edition

Mary Jane Deer, Head News Editor

November 5, 2019

With the leaves changing colors and temperatures beginning to dip below 60 degrees, autumn arrives with a score of aesthetic and spooky activities to enjoy. Here is a list of fall activities in and around Naperville for all ages to enjoy.    Abbey Farms This Aurora farm is celebrating its 70th anniversary with ano...

Local community celebrates Down syndrome awareness

Local community celebrates Down syndrome awareness

October 30, 2019

October is Down syndrome Awareness Month, a time used to celebrate the individuals and families affected...

Restaurant run-down: authentic eats

Restaurant run-down: authentic eats

October 3, 2019

With 15 Starbucks in a nine-mile radius, finding a new restaurant away from the growing crowds and fast...