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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...

19 things to do while you are quarantined

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

March 23, 2020

Even though COVID-19 has changed our normal daily routines quite a bit, our lives don’t have to come to a halt. There are still countless things to do while in quarantine. Here are 19 things to do while stuck at home.   1. Use the KonMari method and clean your entire house. Ever since “Cleaning up with Marie Ko...

Review: ‘Just Mercy’ reveals biased criminal justice system

Review: ‘Just Mercy’ reveals biased criminal justice system

Paula Recio, Social Media Manager & Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

The legal drama “Just Mercy” is  based on the real life story of an innocent black man convic...

Review: Mac Miller’s final album,‘Circles,’ leaves lasting impression on fans

Review: Mac Miller’s final album,‘Circles,’ leaves lasting impression on fans

Emily Brodzinski and Amisha Sethi

March 10, 2020

Well-known artist Mac Miller tragically died on Nov. 5, 2018, due to a drug overdose, but the legacy...

‘Mamma Mia!’ will take stage as this year’s school musical

‘Mamma Mia!’ will take stage as this year’s school musical

March 7, 2020

Naperville Central’s musical, “Mamma Mia!” is taking the stage the weekend of Feb. 28.  ...

Nelly, Jesse McCartney to headline Ribfest

Nelly, Jesse McCartney to headline Ribfest

February 11, 2020

Rapper Nelly and pop singer Jesse McCartney will headline the July 4 performances at this year's Ribfest....

Review: ‘Little Women’ returns to the screen, receives recognition

Maggie Dalton, Head Photo and art, Community Editor & columnist

February 9, 2020

The 2020 Oscar nominations have just come out and “Little Women” is nominated for six Oscars. Greta Gerwig’s adaption of the book “Little Women” drew me in and kept me engaged for the entirety of its run time. The movie follows a non-linear plotline that switches between four sisters growing up together in their...

Review: Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ flops

Review: Justin Bieber’s ‘Yummy’ flops

February 8, 2020

Ah, the new year. A time of reflection, fresh starts and major improvements for all! Well, unless you’re...

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ discusses stigma against aging

‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ discusses stigma against aging

February 7, 2020

While there were mixed reviews after its opening weekend, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” has been recognized...