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Eat to live, live to eat

Yoo Young Chun, Head Photo/Art Editor, Features Editor, Features Columnist

March 30, 2019

Filed under With all sincerity

Today for lunch I’m going to eat a cucumber sandwich with hummus on white bread. I should have packed whole grain, but I’m allowing myself to eat white in exchange for cutting out any meats. Then for dinner... I think I’m going to eat some rice, maybe some sausages, kimchi, hopefully some stir-fried vegetables. And what...

You decide how to love yourself

Laaiba Mahmood, Managing Editor

March 5, 2019

Filed under Through my lens

To be honest, I’ve never spent much time thinking about what it means to love myself. I know that the mainstream way to practice self-love is to do face masks, bath with bath bombs, splurge on something, subscribe to the whole “treat yo’self” philosophy Donna Meagle endorses in “Parks and Recreation.” But something...

A Snake’s Soliloquy

Yoo Young Chun, Head Photo/Art Editor, Features Editor, Features Columnist

March 5, 2019

Filed under With all sincerity

The 12 animals of the lunar cycle in order are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. As my family waits for our food, I trace my finger in a circle along the animals displayed on a thin sheet of paper used to protect the restaurant’s glass tables from steaming bowls of noodle...

Treat yourself to lift your mood

Marissa Laqui and Claire Paschke, Community Editor and Entertainment Editor

February 27, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Right when the January blues start to sink in and you start dreaming of sun-soaked beaches of summers past, February arrives in full force. Ice storms, accumulating snow showers and long stretches of endless gray skies are enough to make anyone sad. But with the added stress of essays and math homework, high schoolers can be...

The benefits of music, art, exercise

Thom Blair, Sports Editor

February 27, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Let’s face it, taking care of yourself and taking time out of the day for self-care is a necessity. Whether it’s a nice bath after school or maybe watching your favorite YouTuber for a couple of hours, we need that time to relax. Throughout the rush of high school life, we tend to forget about keeping ourselves physicall...

Review: Restaurant B.Good sets bar for GMO-free food in Naperville

Review:  Restaurant B.Good sets bar for GMO-free food in Naperville

Chloe Chan, Opinions Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Opinions, Showcase

If you’re looking for somewhere healthy to eat that is also affordable and trendy, then B.Good is the ...

Elgin’s 17-and-up nightclub Medusa sparks interest in rowdy young adults

Elgin’s 17-and-up nightclub Medusa sparks interest in rowdy young adults

February 7, 2019

Bored over winter break with a desire to get out, my friends and I decided to head over to Medusa nightclu...

Support the girls: It’s time for a female Rowdie

Support the girls: It’s time for a female Rowdie

February 6, 2019

He shoots, yet he doesn't score. She shoots and she scores! Even if a men’s sports team is significantly...

Programs lead to self-deprecation

Programs lead to self-deprecation

February 5, 2019

If you talk to anyone who knows me, they will tell you that I am the messiest person they have ever met....