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Speedin’ Bullet to Heaven Review

Speedin’ Bullet to Heaven Review

Jake Luce, Opinion Editor

December 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

On Dec. 4, Kid Cudi released his new album entitled “Speedin’ Bullet to Heaven.”   Scott Mescudi, better known by his stage name Kid Cudi, is a musician from Cleveland who, before this new album, produced primarily rap/hip hop records.  He came into the scene in 2008 with his mixtape called ...

Recipe for the Holidays

Alejandro Garcia Escobar, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Holiday Apple Salad (a classic Mexican delight we prepare every Thanksgiving)   Serves 6-8 People   Ingredients:   4 Gala apples 1 large can of fruit cocktail 2 cans of media crema (mexican table cream --can get at Sunrise in Mundelein) 1 bag of small, colored marshmallows Half ...

‘Mockingjay Part 2’ less than thrilling

‘Mockingjay Part 2’ less than thrilling

Jack Kosowski, Staff Writer

November 25, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

The second part of Suzanne Collins’ final book of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, hit the theaters on Nov. 20 worldwide and everyone is flocking to get a glimpse of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and her trustworthy combatants as they try and take down the Capitol and its oppressive reign...

LHS Takes Theater To A Whole New Level.

Brianna Baez, Staff Writer

November 22, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The LHS drama and theater program wowed the audience with their amazing performance of “Starlight Express” on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I surely was impressed on many levels. The month of November was introduced in a flashy way as Rusty (played by Sophomore Jack Miller) overcame t...

Maddie and Tae: Start Here review

Maddie and Tae: Start Here review

Kaitlyn Zabadal, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

The latest country power-duo, Maddie and Tae, made their big debut in the beginning of the summer of 2014 with their hit song, “Girl in a Country Song,” but they didn’t stop there. Finally, they released their first album, “Start Here,” toward the end of August. “Girl in a Country Song...

Emerging Artist Alessia Cara Shines in Debut EP

Emerging Artist Alessia Cara Shines in Debut EP

Jenna Grayson, Staff Writer

November 17, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

 At 19 years old, Alessia Cara  has already released an EP with a single that made it to the top 40 charts, currently has a music video with 19 million views, performed on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” been in Teen Vogue, has signed with the record label Def Jam (Frank Ocean, Kanye We...

Which Thanksgiving Food Are You?

Which Thanksgiving Food Are You?

Maddie Werner, Online Editor

November 16, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

 Take this fun quiz to see which Thanksgiving favorite best represents you!

Good, Better, and Best: An Online Streaming Comparison

Good, Better, and Best: An Online Streaming Comparison

Hadley Van Der Bosch, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

In the new age of technology, traditional forms of viewing entertainment like cable television are becoming less and less popular, with new options taking their place. Online options have seen the biggest rise in popularity. According to research firm SNL Kagan, the number of U.S. households that have b...

Up-And-Coming Music for Fall

Sara Thunga, Copyeditor

November 2, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed there has been an expansion of new music from popular as well as up-and-coming artists. Based on the countless notifications I have been receiving on Spotify as well as public playlists on the app, I have selected five recently released albums and five albums coming...

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