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Bar Siena exceeds expectations

Bar Siena exceeds expectations

Clare Lanscioni, staff writer
May 19, 2023

As I stepped foot into Bar Siena, I was expecting an experience similar to the overrated Hampton Social, but I was shockingly surprised. Located at Old Orchard Mall, Bar Siena has a welcoming, open space...

The Best of the Bobas

The Best of the Bobas

Clare Lanscioni , food columnist
November 9, 2022

Boba has become one of my biggest drink addictions. A boba drink is essentially a refreshingly cold smoothie coupled with the contrasting chew of tapioca. Many people struggle with the texture of tapioca,...

Introducing Currito - time to wrap up your Chipotle addiction

Introducing Currito – time to wrap up your Chipotle addiction

Clare Lanscioni, food columnist
May 17, 2022

Unpopular opinion: I am tired of Chipotle. After trying it countless times, I have been in search of a similar style restaurant, but with a different taste and more options. My last review of PokeBros...

Poke Bros proves delicious- but expensive

Poke Bros proves delicious- but expensive

Clare Lanscioni, Food Columnist
February 17, 2022

A new lunch spot in Plaza Del Prado just opened for South students to enjoy customizable poke bowls. Poke Bros. serves Hawaiian poke bowls, usually assembled with a rice base and diced raw fish and toppings....

illustration by Hyun Park

Big screen versus home screen

Clare Lanscioni, food columnist
December 17, 2021

Although an option long before the pandemic, streaming services such as Netflix, HBO Max, and Hulu dominated movie theaters, which closed across the country. This rapid and colossal shift has seemingly...

Holy cow! Korean corn dog restaurant worth the visit

Holy cow! Korean corn dog restaurant worth the visit

Clare Lanscioni
December 17, 2021

Eggsum Holycow is a new Glenview-based restaurant that specializes in Korean corn dogs. Korean corn dogs are filled with beef, sausage, mozzarella, or cheddar cheese, then coated in a sweet flour batter. Customers...

Disgusting or delicious: Clare Lanscioni tries many unexpected food combinations.

Are these weird food combinations disgusting or delicious?

Clare Lanscioni, Food Columnist
August 30, 2021

 Seeing famous TikTok Star, Mia Challiner, post videos of her eating strange food concoctions made me want to try something similar and share some of my favorite, and not so favorite, weird food combinations....

Countless Cookies: The many flavors offered at Crumbl are displayed in a box.

Crumbl Crumbles Expectations

Clare Lanscioni, Food Columnist
May 27, 2021

Crumbl, a new chain bakery that just opened in Schaumburg has taken over everyone’s Tik Tok for you page. The bakery’s unique and ever-changing cookie flavors, in addition to their ice cream, definitely...

Cultural community: 
Surrounded by fellow dancers, Latino Heat  celebrates their culture through dance.

South’s unique dance groups jig on despite changes

Mia Carr, Shosh Green, and Clare Lanscioni
April 23, 2021

Latino Heat Adrenaline flowing through their bodies, members of South’s Latino Heat dance as music filled the cafeteria during their rehearsals. This year, their smiles were covered up by masks. Instead...

Photo by Naomi Skiles

NAHS students spread compassion through art gallery

Clare Lanscioni and Sophie Pederson
December 18, 2020

The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) art gallery, with over 50 pieces crafted by students, lacks the fascinated viewers who frequented it last year. The only people left to see the artwork in person are...

illustration by Sneha Augustine

Lumos shines light on child institutionalization

Victoria Appel and Clare Lanscioni
December 1, 2020

Who is your favorite Harry Potter character? What is your Hogwarts house? These are the types of questions raised in South’s new club, Lumos, which is not only filled with Harry Potter discussions, but...

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