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The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School

Statesman

The student news site of Adlai E. Stevenson High School

Statesman

Haunting Halloween Horrors

Haunting Halloween Horrors

Rachel Bui and Adi Jaiswal | November 10, 2022

Anyone who knows me knows that I am obsessed with horror movies. In fact, it has become my entire personality. When my friend recommended that I watch Get Out, I immediately went home to watch this...

Spooky Specials Extras

Spooky Specials Extras

Kashvi Nagpal and Camden Wright | October 21, 2022

If you’re having trouble sleeping, watching Hotel Transylvania might be the perfect remedy, as it will probably leave you out cold within the first three minutes. Released in 2012, the film was overhyped...

A Meal To Remember

A Meal To Remember

Kyla Smith and Rajan Sukhatme | October 19, 2022

Ttobokki, Long Grove’s first restaurant serving authentic and elevated Korean street food cuisine, opened recently in the Sunset Grove shopping center. To put its nearly five star average review to the...

Taste Testing the PWC

Taste Testing the PWC

Simran Agarwal and Alex Xie | October 12, 2022

With the highly anticipated opening of the Patriot Wellness Center (PWC) and its new cafe, students have been taking the opportunity to grab healthy snacks during their breaks. The food bar carries a wide...

Gun Violence Solutions Start With Us

Gun Violence Solutions Start With Us

Angela Guo | June 20, 2022

On May 24, I came home from school and learned that at least 21 others would not. The 21 killed and 17 injured of the shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas would never experience summer again. Each...

Statesman Sound Station: May

Griffin Brown, Dylan Barbee, and Nick Corso | May 25, 2022

Jack Harlow - Come Home The Kids Miss You - May 6, 2022 Jack Harlow’s popularity on social media has exploded recently, with his charismatic, comedic character becoming a sensation online. A joking,...

Statesman Sound Station: April

Griffin Brown, Dylan Barbee, and Nick Corso | May 19, 2022

D-Day - Dreamville - April 1, 2022 Dreamville, a production company and label co-founded by Grammy winner J. Cole, has delivered some classic compilation albums in the past. This one, no different,...

CODA Review

CODA Review

Alison Wade | April 14, 2022

Summary CODA is a funny, feel-good coming-of-age story that promotes inclusivity of the deaf community. The movie follows Ruby Rossi as she follows her dream to sing at the Berklee College of Music....

Statesman Sound Station: March Part 2 – Mar. 16 – Mar. 31

Dylan Barbee, Griffin Brown, and Nick Corso | April 9, 2022

Tell Me That It’s Over - Wallows - March 25, 2022 Wallows, a band whose fame is in part due to lead singer being actor Dylan Minnette, has become an enticing indie-pop band whose songs have blown...

Statesman Sound Station: March Part 1 – Mar. 1 – Mar. 15

Dylan Barbee, Griffin Brown, and Nick Corso | April 8, 2022

WHO CARES? - Rex Orange County - March 11, 2022  Rex Orange County has become a very recognizable voice within the alternative scene of the music industry, especially with younger audiences. The...

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Hope Makes a Hero

Griffin Brown | March 15, 2022

“I am vengeance,” the Batman tells a street gang as he is introduced in the beginning of the film. A line restated numerous times in trailers is one of the main themes of this movie, with a twist....

Mindful (Un)Masking

Mindful (Un)Masking

Surya Sethi and Ava Winber | March 9, 2022

Walking through the hallways of Stevenson, an unfamiliar scene plays out. Some students remain masked while others choose to take them off. This major shift follows about six months of mandatory masking...

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