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Joel Herrera, Editor-in-chief

May 11, 2019

When I signed up for newspaper in high school I did not know exactly what the class would entail. All I had really been told by other students was that it was more than just a English elective. I soon learned over the course of three years that I would gain much more from the class than I initially expe...

Movie review: Disney’s Dumbo

Colette Marchant (Eva Green), and Dumbo (performed by Ed Osmond) on a net before the performance. Image courtesy of google.

Viviana Castillo, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

If you like movies with happy endings, then you might be interested in Disney’s new version of an old childhood favorite: Dumbo. The movie was released on March 29, 2019. It scored a 64 on Rotten Tomatoes. The ratings are 6.6 out of 10. Many critics have expressed how the movie takes a dark turn wit...

Eisenhower’s girls basketball team dribbles into new season

Eisenhower Cardinal girls basketball team lost their first home game against Kankakee, 77-22. The girls worked well as a team and tried hard to get a win for the first home game but were defeated.

Anese English, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

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

The cast of the spring musical performs on opening night, Friday April 22.

Rachel Martin

May 3, 2016

  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

Taken by Rachel Martin

Rachel Martin

April 16, 2016

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

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 wants you to see his movie as soon as possible.

Alec Miroballi, Editor-in-chief

February 19, 2016

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 Show Choir performs at Veteran's Memorial Middle School with their competition routine.

Rachel Martin

February 17, 2016

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

Alex Gaskarth, lead vocalist, and Zack Merrick, bassist, performing the song,

Madison VanSlette

December 7, 2015

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

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

The cast of the fall play rehearses for the first time in the PAC after the renovations.

Madison VanSlette

November 3, 2015

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

The cast of the fall play practices on their still, unfinished set.

Rachel Martin

October 29, 2015

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...

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