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The Force Awakens in us all (NO SPOILERS)

The Force Awakens in us all (NO SPOILERS)

Vivian Marina Piña, Staff Reporter
December 18, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been a restless three years since the first whispers of a new movie, but now - with great celebration - Star Wars: The Force Awakens finally comes to theaters. For many, the Star Wars saga is about more than movies. It is about lifestyles, traditions, and hope. For fans, Star Wars brin...

Sorry Charlie, but these are the best Christmas albums and movies

Sorry Charlie, but these are the best Christmas albums and movies

Nick Rogoz, Story Editor
December 18, 2015
Filed under Featured A&E, Reviews, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Christmas season is here, along with the hundreds of Christmas-themed albums and movies it brings with it. For the most part, the same music and movies are played every year. Most Christmas albums consist of the same tracks, just with different artist’s takes on them. Christmas movies usually have...

Falling back into the Play

Falling back into the Play

Ariana Porras, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Fine Arts, News, Top Stories

The Fall Play is back! This year's show is The Great Gatsby.  This year’s play is set in the roaring 20’s. It is based off a popular literary classic, The Great Gatsby, by F.Scott Fitzgerald.  The book has captivated many and now RB has a chance to captivate the community with its rendition. But cho...

From Book to Film: The Great Gatsby

From Book to Film: The Great Gatsby

Cameron Bolton, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2015
Filed under Books, Entertainment, Featured A&E, Fine Arts, Movies & TV, Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is a novel that everyone seems to love. It is considered a classic. It is taught at schools all over the country, including RB, of course. Last year it was the prom theme and this year it is going to be performed for the fall play. Set against the backdrop of the...

The Loss of Horror

The Loss of Horror

Cameron Bolton, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies & TV, Opinion, Top Stories

October has come and gone, and with it a whole month dedicated to horror. But what exactly is horror? I ask because something that I've noticed about the horror genre these days is that there isn’t any real horror anymore. It’s all just blood, guts, and violence, which isn’t horror. True horror...

RB Doesn’t Got Talent

RB Doesn’t Got Talent

McKenna Powers, Editor in Chief
October 14, 2015
Filed under Features, Fine Arts, Top Stories

For the past four years, Riverside Brookfield HS has participated in “RB”s Got Talent”, a talent show during Homecoming week. Each year several students have the opportunity to show their talents. Unfortunately, there was no talent show this year. "The talent show has had a volunteer direct...

Clarion takes on Agar.io!

Clarion takes on Agar.io!

Connor Robey, Micah Rookus, and Michael Fanta
October 14, 2015
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

The game is, Agar.io. The reason for reviewing it, there are good and bad things about it. Agar.io had its gain for fame from its so called “addictive gameplay." It’s a free flash game that you can play simply by googling it.Without further ado, let us delve into Agar.io. Michael Fanta:  Aga...

It’s the Spicepocalypse!

It’s the Spicepocalypse!

Connor Robey, Staff Reporter
October 1, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories, Uncategorized

As fall has finally arrived, with it’s weather that requires you to wear a hoodie in the morning and a t-shirt in the afternoon, and it’s leaves that need to be raked, I’d like to address something that is a growing sensation for fall. Pumpkin. Spice. Everything. It started with something as si...

9 Summer albums you may have missed

9 Summer albums you may have missed

Nick Rogoz, Story Editor
September 23, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Featured A&E, Top Stories, Uncategorized

This list consists of nine albums that released this summer that I feel like a good amount of people will enjoy. Why nine? Because everyone does top 10’s, and I feel it’s overrated and overdone at this point. So, here’s nine albums released this summer I enjoyed.     Kamasi Washin...

Super Mario Maker is the tool of our dreams

Super Mario Maker

For Mario's 30th anniversary, players are able to take on the roles of creators.

Our Rating: 9.75 out of 10

Galen Alaks, Web Editor
September 22, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Games & Tech, Reviews, Top Stories

We all have dreamed of being the creators of Mario. Imagine the fun of it! You could make a level with a ton of Hammer Bros. like you’ve always wanted to or finally make that haunted sawmill level. Alas, few of these ideas have made it past the phase of being quickly scrawled across one’s math folder...

Jurassic World smashes into theaters

Jurassic World

Jurassic World workers refuse to listen to the advice in Omnivore's Dilemma and genetically modify a dinosaur.

Our Rating: 8 out of 10

Galen Alaks, Web Editor
September 18, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Movies & TV, Reviews, Top Stories

The park is open. And as it so happens, so are all the dinosaur’s cages. An attempt to create a new theme park on the ruins of the original Jurassic Park ends in what appears to be success. Due to public demand for something bigger and more exciting than a normal dinosaur, a new genetically modified...

C2E2 brings comics, entertainment to Chicago

Chicago's Comic book and Entertainment Exposition

Cameron Yarger and Nick Kaczmarek
May 8, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

Chicago's comic and entertainment expo, C2E2 for short, was held April 24-26 at McCormick Place in downtown Chicago and it was quite a convention.  Attendance hit its highest number yet, and even Friday, the final day of attendance, had a packed house. Take a look at some of the best photos from...

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