Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Making our mark in any medium... the official student news of Normal Community High School

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Sweet Spot: Volume One

Sweet Spot: Volume One

Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cheese muffin review
Avani Rai and Marielsie Iglesias Sep 26, 2022

Each week, the Sweet Spot puts desserts from eateries around town to the test, deciding whether they hit the spot or miss the mark. Two Inkspot staffers review each product based on taste, presentation...

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The shake that sham-rocks the world

The shake that sham-rocks the world

Three Inkspot reporters review the McDonald's seasonal Shamrock Shake
Drew Farmer , Anna Dunne, and Avani Rai Mar 15, 2022

Since the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake was first m-introduced in 1970, flurries of fans have awaited March 1 for the season’s first sip of the minty green drink.  Over the decades, the Shamrock Shake...

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Whatever happened to predictability: ‘Full House’ offers reassurance and relief

Whatever happened to predictability: ‘Full House’ offers reassurance and relief

Emma Conover, Staff Writer Mar 11, 2021

During the pandemic's unpredictability, everywhere you look, there's a new unknown.  Dogs unexpectedly barking in the background of a Google Meet, the fate of events like prom and graduation, when...

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The follow up to Netflixs 2018 The Haunting of Hill House might not pack as many minute-for-minute scares, but it offers a lot more.

Review: The perfectly splendid ‘Haunting of Bly Manor’

Nayonika Banerjee, Senior Staff Reporter Dec 18, 2020

From pandemics to 'Gossip Girl' reboots, the world is scary right now; who knows what terrifying event will be next? So why not cope with the horror of 2020 with... horror? 'The Haunting of Bly Manor',...

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The $4.99 EP reached 27 on the iTunes US Albums charts the day of its release.

Wallows ‘Remote’ EP review : L.A trio still upbeat, more produced on quarantine recording

Hannah Kocar, Senior Staff Reporter Nov 23, 2020

With daylight saving time stealing the sunlight from the day, summer feels out of reach. But with Wallows’ latest release, “Remote,” listeners will no doubt feel like it’s July again. The upbeat...

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Julie and the Phantoms introduce themselves for the first time at a school assembly.

Review: Netflix’s hauntingly good new show: ‘Julie and the Phantoms’

Kenny Ortega's spooky twist on the classic high school musical
Kelsey Kern, Senior Staff Reporter Oct 30, 2020

In a world on fire (literally and figuratively), it is natural to seek out any form of comfort available. For me, that means reverting to my childhood and revisiting Kenny Ortega's classic movies. In...

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While it isnt without its cliché and cringey moments, Netflix Original is incredibly entertaining.

The Adventure Continues: Netflix Original ‘Outer Banks’ to return for second season [review]

Charlotte Calmes, Editor-in-Chief Sep 28, 2020

Netflix has a history of providing some of the most bingeable television shows available to stream: "Friends", "The Office", "Parks and Recreation", "Shameless"... As many of the company's licensing...

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Crave Chronicles: Episode Two – Wing Stop v. Buffalo Wild Wings [video]

In the second episode of Crave Chronicles, Jessalyn Baer, Jaxon Creasey, and Olivia Plangger compare wings from Wing Stop and Buffalo Wild Wings.
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