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Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

The Eisenhower Cardinals girls basketball team hopes to dribble their way into a better season. Coming off a tough overall record from last season which was 1-24, Mr. Greg Foertsch, School Counselor and Assistant Coach, wants to get the best out of the team’s ability and get better after every...

Cast of spring musical wants V-I-C-T-O-R-Y

Cast of spring musical wants V-I-C-T-O-R-Y

Rachel Martin

May 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

  On Friday April 22 and Saturday April 23, the annual spring musical was held at Eisenhower High School. This year’s musical was The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a musical about six quirky middle schools kid who competes for the title of winning this year’s spelling bee. With ...

Cast of musical prepares to sing, spell

Cast of musical prepares to sing, spell

Rachel Martin

April 16, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Victory, V-I-C-T-O-R-Y, victory. It’s what everyone is after in the upcoming spring musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. A quirky musical about a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six quirky adolescents compete in the Bee, run by...

Netflix chills out Hulu

Netflix chills out Hulu

February 25, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

One of the biggest arguments that has never to come to an end is who is better, Netflix or Hulu. If undecided about whether one is better than the other there are many things one should lookout for to decide which one is better. The price for both companies has a flat rate of $7.99 a month, but to...

Deadpool ‘slays’ box office on opening weekend

Deadpool ‘slays’ box office on opening weekend

Alec Miroballi, Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

On Friday, Feb. 12 Deadpool, starring Ryan Reynolds, hit the big screens in what was said to be a highly anticipated film of 2016. The movie is derived from the Marvel comics “Deadpool.” In the comics, Wade Wilson (Deadpool) is a mercenary with a shady past. He is highly talented in hand-to-hand combat a...

Express “takes flight” to local middle schools

Express “takes flight” to local middle schools

Rachel Martin

February 17, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

This past Friday, Jan. 22, the 43 members of the Express Show Choir visited local middle schools between 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. to perform their competition routine. Express attended Hamlin Upper Grade Center, Everett F. Kerr, and Veterans Memorial Middle School located in Alsip and Blue Island. At that...

With their “Future Hearts” All Time Low arrives in Chicago

With their “Future Hearts” All Time Low arrives in Chicago

Madison VanSlette

December 7, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

On Nov. 5, the Sears Centre was filled with people excited for the “Back to the Future Hearts” tour. The headliners of the tour All Time Low, were formed in 2003 from a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland. They are a pop punk band, that consists of four members, who have released eight studio albums together. The...

Far, far away galaxy of Star Wars returns to big screen

Far, far away galaxy of Star Wars returns to big screen

Gavin Carollo

December 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

With the highly-anticipated film around the corner, Star Wars The Force Awakens is on its way to success with already $50 million in pre-ticket sales. Stars Wars screens worldwide on  Dec. 18  with a projected profit of $2 billion dollars opening night, according to Business Insider. Star Wars Episode...

Cast of six takes center stage

Cast of six takes center stage

Madison VanSlette

November 3, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

This year's fall play “Steel Magnolias” is different from the rest;only six people will be on the stage, and they’re all female. Nov.12-14 starting at 7 p.m., the Performing Arts Center will be converted into a southern small town in the 1980s. “Steel Magnolias”, written by Robert Harling,...

Cast of fall play’s “Steel” patience wearing thin

Cast of fall play’s “Steel” patience wearing thin

Rachel Martin

October 29, 2015


Filed under Entertainment

This year’s fall play, Steel Magnolias,  is now finally on it’s way to the stage and not a moment too soon. The play, directed by Mrs. Sarina Kledzik, has been postponed to Nov. 12-14 from it’s original date due to the Performing Arts Center renovations that ran a little longer than expect...

Starbucks vs. Dunkin

Starbucks vs. Dunkin

Rachel Martin

March 18, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks have been coffee lovers go to stop for a morning wake up, but the real question is, which is better? This rivalry is a battle between convenience, taste, variety, and expense. The first Dunkin’ Donuts opened in 1950 in Quincy, MA, and licensed the first of many franchises...

Square Enix, Disney works together again

Square Enix, Disney works together again

Alec Miroballi

December 19, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

For almost 10 years, the Kingdom Hearts franchise, by Square Enix, will finally return to a main gaming console with the eighth installment of the game. Kingdom Hearts 3 is being made on Unreal Engine 4 (tools and technology that allows for a high quality game with outstanding visual effects) and will...

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