Justice League: comic books don’t always make good movies

For DC, the past few years movie-wise have not been their strong point, with almost all of their films getting less than stellar reviews. The only exception to this “curse”  seems to be Wonder Woman (2016) coupled with its 92% certified fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. However, not even Wonder Woman’s star power can save … Continue reading Justice League: comic books don’t always make good movies

2017 SHS football season is one to remember

The Springfield High Senators finished their football season with a 5-5 record, making the playoffs for the first time since 2012 and winning the Superintendent’s cup for the second year in a row. The Senators generated one of their best seasons in school history. The explosive first half of the season resulted in a 3-2 … Continue reading 2017 SHS football season is one to remember

2017 World Series is one to remember

Here in Springfield, we are sandwiched in the middle of Chicago and St. Louis, two cities with notable baseball teams. However, when the Cardinals, Cubs and White Sox are eliminated, most people in Illinois stop following baseball until spring training rolls around again. For the fans that have continued to follow the Postseason, the 2017 … Continue reading 2017 World Series is one to remember

Behind the scenes of Springfield’s small businesses

Springfield is a thriving community with tons to offer; all a person needs to do is branch out and try new places. While many exist, here is a run-down of a few of the hottest small businesses to break the mold from tradition while supporting your local places. Amethyst Lane Luxuries is an online boutique … Continue reading Behind the scenes of Springfield’s small businesses

Netherlands vs America: through the eyes of an exchange student

Each day, foreign exchange students can be found walking the halls of Springfield High School. They come from highly varied locations, cultures and families, yet they all have one thing in common—unique and interesting points of view. Isabel Schuit, an exchange student from the Netherlands hosted by Natalie Berendt, is one of these people. Stereotypes … Continue reading Netherlands vs America: through the eyes of an exchange student