Disney launches new app

Written by Kaia Hsu, Editorial Writer

December 20, 2019

Almost everyone as a kid watched cartoons and shows on TV. The most popular platform to watch favorite shows was Disney channel. Over the years, Disney tried to out-do themselves, and on November 12, Disney launched Disney+, a video on-demand streaming service that costs $7 each month to watch original...

In memoriam: A review of the TV show, Riverdale

Written by Eleni Stavropoulos, Editorial Writer

December 4, 2019

*Spoiler Alert* The new season of the TV show, Riverdale, premiered on October 9th. The entire episode was centered around the death of Fred Andrews, played by actor Luke Perry, who died tragically at 52 years old from a heart attack.  Andrews is the father of main character Archie Andrews. In honor...

A review on CW’s new show: Batwoman

A review on CW's new show: Batwoman

Written by Daniel Cruz, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

*Spoiler Alert* The CW Television station is known for having numerous superhero shows, but they have been receiving very critical reviews on their newest show, Batwoman. Batwoman tells the story of Kate Kane and her allegedly dead sister.  The season begins with a very dark and dramatic entrance where the...

The power of indie artists

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

August 26, 2019

I had the opportunity to attend a concert at the Chop Shop on North Ave in Chicago on May 5th. The artists performing that night were Just Seconds Apart, Logan Henderson, and Jake Miller. I was able to entertain myself waiting outside the venue by counting the amount of times onlookers asked who the c...

The phenomenon of “Avengers: Endgame”

The phenomenon of

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

May 22, 2019

On May 2nd, 2008, the Marvel Cinematic Universe began with the birth of Iron Man. Eleven years later, the saga concludes with Avengers: Endgame. Since the release of Infinity War, there has been a considerable amount of hype around the conclusion to the Infinity Saga so much so that a trend was started...

Gone exposes the prevalence of abductions and missing persons cases in America

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

May 8, 2019

In November of 2017, Gone, an adaptation of Chelsea Cain’s novel One Kick, premiered in Australia. The twelve-episode season of the new show follows Kit “Kick” Lannigan, a survivor of a childhood abduction. Several years later, her rescuer, FBI Agent Frank Novak, recruits her to join a special t...

The fate of live TV musicals after “Rent: Live”

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

May 1, 2019

Rent: Live debuted on Fox with rather mixed reviews all because of one tragic incident. Actor Brennin Hunt, who played Roger, broke his ankle during a final dress rehearsal near the end of the second act. He had to be rushed to the ER and placed in a cast. A decision was made by the executive team ear...

Remembering Luke Perry

Luke Perry speaking to the audience at Riverdale: The Official Convention hosted by 
Creation Entertainment in Rosemont, Illinois (2018)

Written by Annie Coniglio, World News Writer

March 27, 2019

Luke Perry, an American actor, died on March 4th. Perry died due to a massive stroke in his home in Los Angeles, California. He was admitted into the hospital on February 27th after the stroke. Perry died 5 days later in the hospital. Perry grew up in Mansfield, Ohio, with two sisters and a brother...

WHEN YOU’RE HOME: Lin Manuel Miranda returns to “Hamilton” in Puerto Rico

The picture above is of the Hamilton Chicago marquee at the CIBC Theatre on September 2016.

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

March 18, 2019

On Alexander Hamilton’s 262nd birthday, January 11, Lin Manuel Miranda returned to lead his smash hit musical based on the “ten dollar founding father” in Puerto Rico, his father’s home and where he spent his childhood summers. Ever since Puerto Rico was devastated by Hurricane Maria in the ...

Avenging the 2019 Oscars

Avenging the 2019 Oscars

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

March 14, 2019

The past two years, the Oscars have been a bit of a blunder with Jimmy Kimmel as host. After a scandal involving Kevin Hart, the popular award show went hostless. The 91st Academy Awards featured a live broadcast of the awards, performances of the Best Original Song nominees, and a wide array of presenters,...

Your passions in a box: A review on subscription service Cratejoy

Featured is an OwlCrate box with four of the exclusive hardcover editions of books they have included in their past boxes.

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

April 25, 2018

Take a look around the hallways during your next passing period. Who do you notice? The nerdy kids that always have a book with them? The preppy girls that have a passion for makeup and fashion? The sporty kids that are always in sweatpants? Each and every single one of us at Lockport are inherently d...

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie: “Love, Simon”

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie:

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

April 18, 2018

Based of the award winning YA novel, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli, Love, Simon follows seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, played by teen heartthrob Nick Robinson, in his senior year of high school. Simon has a pretty decent life: he has a loving and supportive family, a great,...

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