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REVIEW: La Mesa Modern Mexican deserves a do-over


REVIEW: La Mesa Modern Mexican deserves a do-over

By Emma Stoodley May 5th, also known as Cinco de Mayo, is a very popular night for Mexican Restaurants within the Fox Valley Area. I joined in on this and tried a Mexican restaurant that was recommended to me.  La Mesa is a modern Mexican restaurant located in downtown St. Charles near the Fox River. […]

Batavia’s Baseball Bros


Batavia’s Baseball Bros

By Emma Stoodley, Paige Blasi, and Faith Borré “They have an unspoken bond that is undeniable. They can just give each other a look and both will understand what’s going on,” said head varsity coach Alex Beckmann.  Brothers Charlie and Henry Saul have bonded over baseball since they were little. For the past two years, […]

NEWS: Bayer steps down, replaced by Farwell


NEWS: Bayer steps down, replaced by Farwell

By Emma Stoodley, Paige Blasi, and Faith Borre Boys’ head wrestling coach, Scott Bayer, stepped down from the program on March 22 and will be replaced by longtime assistant Ryan Farwell. Bayer will be taking over the girls’ program as head coach and no longer splitting himself between the two teams.  Bayer said he stepped […]

2022 Coachella Outfits


By Emma Stoodley, Faith Borre, Paige Blasi Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. is famous for its crowd, headliners, and celebrity sightings in outfits that break the internet. Popular headliners from the weekend included Harry Styles, Giveon, Twenty-One Savage, Pheobe Bridgers, Doja Cat, surprise guest Justin Bieber and many more. This year […]

OPINION: Covid impacted mental health and therapy is the way to fix it


OPINION: Covid impacted mental health and therapy is the way to fix it

By Emma Stoodley Seven point one percent of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have been diagnosed with anxiety and 3.2 percent of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 1.9 million) have been diagnosed with depression according to data from the CDC. However, this doesn’t include the numbers from other mental health problems and children […]

Take our 2010’s music quiz and see how well you do!


Take our 2010’s music quiz and see how well you do!

By Emma Stoodley and Paige Blasi What was the number one hit of 2010? Who were the top five most popular artists of this decade based on the Billboard Top 100?  What Bruno Mars song was the most popular in 2010?  What was the most popular album of 2010?  How old was Justin Bieber when […]