Category Archives: Review

REVIEW: Caesar shows a sense of vulnerability in ‘Freudian’ album

By Aubrey de Guzman Freudian, the 2017 album released by Daniel Caesar was mellow, gentle, and soft. This ten-track anthology was worth the listen. There were traces of religion found within songs such as “We Find Love.” Gospel instrumentation was

REVIEW: WindMill Grille & Pizzeria is the perfect place to eat with a group of friends

By Emily Newburn WindMill Grille & Pizzeria is a family-owned business managed by sisters Betime Elezi and Gzime Sadiku, along with their husbands, Brain Elizi and Futi Sadiku. The restaurant opened on March 5 in downtown Batavia, not far from

REVIEW: ‘R I S E’ is unique, mesmerizing piece of music

By Katherynn Ramirez Coming from a very talented family, Willow Smith has begun a musical career of her own. Since the release of her first album in 2015, Jahnavi Jivana Devi Dasi has also continued her own musical path. The

REVIEW: ‘Evermore’ is a must listen

By Emma Kilburg There are a thousand inspirational quotes about how you only get one life, which I used to believe was true. That is, until I listened to Evermore by Taylor Swift. Suddenly I didn’t just get one life.

REVIEW: ‘DAYWALKER!’ a quality song, but only for some fans

By Katherynn Ramirez Over time, music and its flow have changed immensely. From Tupac and Micheal Jackson to Trippie Redd and WILLOW have made a great impact on the music industry. Along with these artists, Machine Gun Kelly Also known

REVIEW: Swift’s new song does not disappoint

By Grace Bennett Taylor Swift announced a new song featuring country singer Maren Morris two days before its release on March 26. ‘You All Over Me’ is a track that is from the vault that is from her second album.

REVIEW: ‘Petals For Armor’ a successful first solo album for Williams

By Amanda Schmelder Petals For Armor is Hayley Williams’ first solo album. She is the lead singer of the pop-punk band Paramore. This album was released during their hiatus after the album After Laughter was released in 2017. During the

REVIEW: ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ is on top

By Amy Bleakley Grey’s Anatomy has been an intriguing show for over a decade. It has attracted over 7 million viewers over the past 17 years. With its intense outlook on medical discoveries with the love attraction and drama within

Review: Is newly renovated ‘Syrup’ worth checking out?

By Ashley Marcukaitis and Courtney Houser Syrup is a new upscale breakfast and lunch franchise and its newest location is on Randall road in St. Charles. This restaurant has been updated with a modern farmhouse style with white walls and

REVIEW: Chipotle’s new cauliflower rice worth extra couple bucks

By Abby Tutt On Jan. 4 Chipotle announced the release of its new cilantro-lime cauliflower rice, a limited-time menu offering. This low-carb, veggie-based substitute for grains has what it takes to become a permanent menu item.  Cauliflower has recently become