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Unicorns aren’t real, but luckily unicorn frappuccinos are

Unicorns aren’t real, but luckily unicorn frappuccinos are

Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017
Filed under Columns, Dining with the Devil, Top Stories

When rumors of a possible Unicorn Frappuccino spread all over my Facebook timeline last week, I had to admit I was excited. Being a sucker for any rainbow food or drink, I knew I would have to stray away from my daily iced soy latte and try something a little bit more majestic. On April 19, Star...

The District brings a new flavor to Oakbrook Center

The District brings a new flavor to Oakbrook Center

Sydney Seda, Samia Douedari, Copy Editor, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2017
Filed under Columns, Dining with the Devil, Top Stories

The District, recently opened in the heart of Oak Brook Mall near Nordstrom, provides a hot spot for local visitors and shoppers to grab a bite to eat. The area is right next door to the new AMC theatre, occupying 14,000 square feet. The District markets many unique foods, so it gives both kids and adults...

Waitlisting sucks

Waitlisting sucks

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Satire

The college admissions process is a magical time for many seniors. People work hard for four years and reap the benefits of getting into one of their top choices. For those who are less fortunate, however, they sometimes have to settle for safety schools. No, not because they were rejected; they were...

Review: Drake’s More Life

Review: Drake’s More Life

Jacob Belgrad, Hannah Anderson, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
April 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, The Devils' Beat, Top Stories

2017 has seen the birth of a type of music that some derogatorily call "mumble rap". Rappers by the likes of Lil Yachty, Lil Uzi Vert, and Kodak Black have gained extreme popularity by pairing catchy beats with incoherent "mumbling". I myself happen to be a fan of this sub-genre. But for those who ar...

Prom style essentials for guys

Prom style essentials for guys

Holly Swasko, Fashion Columnist
April 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Mens' Fashion, Top Stories

As senior girls hunt for prom accessories and dresses before the big night that takes place on April 29, guys are also searching for their best tux and key pieces to look their best. To make sure all of the essentials are covered, here is a checklist along with some inspiration for guys looking to perfect...

Prom prep guide

Prom prep guide

Emily Tomkinson and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Top Stories

With prom at the end of April, most girls are rushing to make their appointments for their prom hair, make up, etc. but the repeating question is: where? Below are suggestions for salons and tailors in the area in order to prepare for Prom on April 29.  Alteration It was hard enough findin...

Prom Prep: Stylish hairstyle ideas and salon advice

Prom Prep: Stylish hairstyle ideas and salon advice

Sydney Seda, Holly Swasko, Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, and Riley Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Top Stories

In the midst of prom preparation, you might be in need of some hairstyle inspiration. Whether you plan to opt for an at-home style or get it done professionally, there are many easy options you can try out as well as helpful salons to seek out in the area to achieve your dream hairstyle for the big nig...

How to look spiffy for prom this year

How to look spiffy for prom this year

Kunal Jobanputra and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Satire, Top Stories

So, you want to know how to look spiffy for prom? Well, you came to the right place. I’m super spiffy. So spiffy, you can call me a spiff-muffin. Now, that’s spiffy. First step for looking spiffy at prom: get a cool shirt. If you already have a shirt, get another one. Because knowing you, you...

Top fashion websites to inspire your wardrobe

Top fashion websites to inspire your wardrobe

Sydney Seda, Holly Swasko, Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief, and Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief
March 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, Fashion, Top Stories

For those times when you don’t know what to wear, a new source of style inspiration could always come in handy. Here are some of the top fashion websites to visit to help you out of your wardrobe rut. Pinterest If you want a spot to keep all of your favorite styles in one place while continuing to dis...

Eden is possibly the new garden of breakfast

Eden is possibly the new garden of breakfast

Becca Derezinski, Sanya Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Libby McCarthy, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2017
Filed under Columns, Dining with the Devil

Located five blocks from the United Center lies a dark gray building with black awnings called Eden. The rustic restaurant offers a variety of new American food with a Mediterranean flare. Devon Quinn, chef, has worked with Paramount Events since the opening in 2011 and is now the executive chef and par...

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