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Album Review: “Twin Fantasy” by Car Seat Headrest


Album Review: “Twin Fantasy” by Car Seat Headrest

The 2018 album “Twin Fantasy” by indie-rock band Car Seat Headrest is a concept album in which the lead singer Will Toledo sings mainly about a relationship of his. It explores many topics such as love, youth, and insecurity. It was originally recorded in 2011 by Toledo in his college dorm room. Seven years later […]

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. […]

REVIEW: ‘All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)’


By Faith Borré Taylor Swift has once again captured the hearts of her fan base and new listeners alike with her extended version of “All Too Well” from her 2012 album Red.“All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault)” has encompassed the harsh realities of moving on, falling too fast, and of […]

REVIEW: Webs of justice


REVIEW: Webs of justice

By Samuel Blazier “With great power comes great responsibility.” These were among the last words that Uncle Ben said to his nephew, Peter Parker before he was tragically killed, and one of the most iconic lines in one of the most iconic superheroes ever made: Spiderman. Over the years, there have been three different Spiderman […]

REVIEW: The best Batman?


REVIEW: The best Batman?

By Darian Susic Matt Reeves The Batman adds to the caped crusader’s fantastic saga It is finally here: Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” continues the caped crusader’s fantastic saga. Reeves’s detective noir Batman was a smash hit as it was edgy, suspenseful, and exhilarating. While still exhibiting elements of the previous Batmans, Reeves’ take is a […]

REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece


REVIEW: “The French Dispatch” is a visual masterpiece

By Ellie Carter A plotless yet engaging story, unforgettable visuals, and a star-studded cast: The French Dispatch, directed, written, and produced by Wes Anderson, is one of, if not the best, movie of last year.  Released in October, the movie follows an ensemble cast of journalists trying to create the final issue of their magazine, […]

REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching


REVIEW: ‘All of Us Are Dead’ is worth watching

By Reina Manabe This January, Netflix’s original Korean zombie series was aired. The show develops a thrilling and realistic story of zombies and people who try to survive and pursue peace while experiencing a dreadful tragedy. This series is set in a typical high school in South Korea, where many present day highschoolers live their […]

Hoppy Easter!


Hoppy Easter!

By Samuel Blazier Bartolo “Buddy” Valastro Jr., also known as the “Cake Boss” once said,  “Cakes are special. Every birthday, every celebration ends with something sweet, a cake, and people remember. It’s all about the memories.” These words from Valastro couldn’t be more true for the cake my family bakes for every Easter: Bunny Cake. […]

Best holidays in the U.S.


Best holidays in the U.S.

By Reina Manabe Holidays are always people’s favorite things. You usually get a day off and get enough time to spend your precious time with your favorite people instead of going to work or studying. In the United States, there are 11 annual U.S. federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. […]

REVIEW: Limestone Coffee and Tea delivers great drinks and food and a cozy atmosphere


REVIEW: Limestone Coffee and Tea delivers great drinks and food and a cozy atmosphere

by Ellie Carter Limestone Coffee and Tea is a lovely cafe with delicious beverages and snacks and a cozy, quiet atmosphere. This women-owned small business is located in the middle of downtown Batavia and features a variety of coffees, teas, smoothies, juices, steamers, and small breakfast options. This means that even if you aren’t a […]