Spotlight

Sounds Good Feels Good: a feel-good album for anyone

Graphic from YouTube Starting from only a small YouTube account named “hemmo1996,” the band 5 Seconds of Summer (a.k.a. 5SOS) have been globally topping the charts with their latest album “Sounds Good Feels Good.” Consisting...

Smack High split: An opinionated forum or enabled bullying?

High school rivalry is ingrained in our culture, regarded as spirited and competitive: a jest between schools that is usually lighthearted and morale-boosting. As times have changed, such rivalries have transcended the traditional sports stadiums...

Stuco and BOOM plan for Winter Fest 2015

Student Council met with BOOM Entertainment to discuss this year’s Winter Fest, and while many of the details about this year’s dance are being kept secret for now, senior Morgan Wessel, president of Stuco, said that they...

The end of an era: Mockingjay Part 2

“My name is Katniss Everdeen. I am from District 12.” The highly anticipated final Hunger Games movie “Mockingjay Part 2” opened with this quote, reminding the audience where the main character started before she...

Jarrett Payton motivates Conant students

Legendary former Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton’s son, Jarrett, spoke to a group of Conant students in the main gym Tuesday, November 10. His goal was to get kids in the giving spirit...

Fall sports wrap-up

Conant’s fall sports season has officially wrapped up with many key players in a variety of sports reaching the state level. With the winter season fast approaching, here’s a short look at the fall season....

Spectre falls short of Skyfall

In typical Bond fashion, Spectre opened with seduction, murder, an exploding building and a hijacked vehicle- all before you could get comfortable in your seat. It was a spectacular and promising start, but the...