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Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Chase Schwarz, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Set six months after the first installment in the Fantastic Beasts series, the Crimes of Grindelwald build upon largely what was set up in the first one. This movie uses the same tropes of fantastic animals, bright colors and lovable goof “sam gamgee”-esque characters that made the first movie enjoyable. However, like th...

Movie Review: Fantastic Beasts

Evan Liu, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

As a lifelong Potterhead, I am shocked to say that I was disappointed by Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald, a film that felt like it was trying to juggle twenty balls at the same time. It would have been feasible with fewer story lines to follow, but not even the most masterful juggler can manage that many balls at t...

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Plot Holes

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Plot Holes

Chase Schwarz, Correspondent

November 17, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Set six months after the first installment in the Fantastic Beasts series, the Crimes of Grindelwald build...

Naper Settlements ‘All Hallows Eve’ review

Rachel Cole, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

If you didn’t get to go to Naperville settlements All Hallows Eve this year you should definitely try to make it next year. During the weekend of Oct. 19, my friends and I went to Naper Settlement’s annual All Hallows Eve event. Even though for the whole night the weather did shift between 30 to 36 degrees and it was ...

Senior performers showcased in play submitted to state festival

Senior performers showcased in play submitted to state festival

October 29, 2018

Theatre Central’s fall mainstage show, “The Man Who Came to Dinner,” is a comedy about a man who acc...

Review: Netflix excites with thrilling Halloween flicks

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

October 29, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Leaves in every shade of orange and red fall gently onto the ground. The wind picks up, and the smell of pumpkins and cinnamon in the air signal the start of fall. Fall means fuzzy sweaters, hot chocolate and carving pumpkins. It also means Halloween is on its way, making it the perfect time to watch horror movies. ...

First choir concert shows variety through song

First choir concert shows variety through song

October 23, 2018

The lights dim and the audience is silenced. The first group of students stand prepared on the stage, re...

Orchestra director conducts final Halloween orchestra concert

Evan Liu, Staff Writer

October 20, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

At 6:40 p.m., the auditorium gradually began to fill with people.  A quiet mumble of the occasional parent trying to find the seat closest to his or her child gradually grew to be a bustling roar of friends, grandparents, parents, and siblings, anticipating the arrival of their star musicians on stage as well as the trick-o...

Photo Gallery: In Real Life concert

Photo Gallery: In Real Life concert

September 23, 2018

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