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How movie theaters are working to keep customers safe

Movie theaters are open with strict social distance and health guidelines.

Paula Recio, Director of Marketing, Outreach & Engagement & Community Co-editor

September 22, 2020

As people begin to come out of their self or government-imposed hibernations, one of the last things on many ...

Sno Problems serves its first customers on Thursday at the northeast corner of Aurora Avenue and Webster Street. The frozen treat stand will remain open this summer from noon to 11 p.m. daily.

Naperville Central family brings shaved ice business to downtown Naperville

July 9, 2020

A new food trailer operating at the northeast corner of Webster Street and Aurora Avenue near Water St...

Peloton App digital workouts make exercising consistenly more convenient during quarantine.

Working out the unknown in 2020 with the Peloton app

June 3, 2020

Quarantine has impacted many of us mentally and emotionally. That is why I found working out to be s...

The Nando's PERi-PERi on the corner of Jefferson and Washington in downtown Naperville is offering curbside pickup and delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Review: Nando’s PERi- PERi not focused on take-out presentation

May 17, 2020

Since restaurants have recently been forced to stop allowing people to sit in to eat, the quality of t...

How to stay connected over quarantine

Emily Brodzinski, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to force the stay-at-home order, Naperville Central students are taking advantage of the abundance of online resources to keep in touch with those who mean the most.  “It’s actually a lot easier than it usually is,” said senior Abbey Zabat, “Sometimes it’s hard to find time...

Plant Reviews

Plant Reviews

Braden Hajer, Copy Editor & Columnist

March 25, 2020

In such a bustling, industrialized society, we often lose connection to our roots and forget about what...

New Lush cosmetics store opened downtown

Kylie Brown, Entertainment Editor

March 20, 2020

When I discovered a new Lush store opened on Feb. 21 in downtown Naperville, I was thrilled. Lush is a cosmetics retailer with vegan and cruelty-free products, offering soaps, moisturizers, masks and an abundance of other products. Since seventh grade, I had shopped online on the Lush website and ordered bath bombs to my house.   I...

It is a tradition in the city of Chicago to dye the Chicago river green on St. Patrick's day. This event was cancelled to dissuade tourism during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some locals proceeded to dye the river green downstream despite this.

St. Patrick’s Day events canceled, but its spirit lives on

March 17, 2020

St. Patrick’s Day, a festive holiday often oriented around green food and pints of Guinness, has been...

Naperville North student saves man from burning car

Danielle Pritchard, Features Editor

March 8, 2020

On Jan. 21, Naperville North senior Nicholas Thompson received the Mission Maker Award from the District 203 Board of Education. While others have been recognized with this award, few have taken action like Thompson, who ran toward danger on Oct. 4. While working after school, at  Jet’s Pizza on Ogden Avenue, Thompson...