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Spotify versus Apple Music

Savannah Osborne, Courier Staff

August 31, 2020

Spotify and Apple Music are the two most known names when it comes to streaming music. When looking at the numbers, Apple Music has an estimated 68 million active users and Spotify has 248 million active users. Each app has man...

Aaliyah’s legacy lives on

Wendy Hernandez, Courier Staff

August 31, 2020

Aaliyah Haughton was born on Jan. 16, 1979,  in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 12, she signed a contract with Jive Records and her uncle Barry Hankerson’s Blackground Records. At just 15 years old, she rose to fame after her fir...

The surprise we didn’t know we needed

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

August 31, 2020

The spring and summer months were long and hard this year, especially for those of us that were inside due to the Illinois Statewide “stay at home” mandate. Things were unpredictable and the majority of the public was str...

Juice WRLD, the legend that never died

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

August 24, 2020

On Dec. 8, 2019 music artist Jarad Anthony Higgins, known as Juice WRLD, was pronounced dead at the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office in Chicago just days after his 21st birthday from an accidental overdose of oxycodone and code...

Grey’s Anatomy final season speculation

Peyton Finnegan, Courier Staff

August 24, 2020

Grey’s Anatomy is set to return to ABC in the fall for its 17th season. This immensely successful series is one of the most prosperous in the history of television. This is quite remarkable, considering it has gone through several ca...

What Disney Pixar fans have been waiting for

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

March 2, 2020

This Thursday Disney Pixar fans will finally be getting what they’ve been waiting for: Onward. Onward is an animated movie set in a fantasy land, where elves, unicorns, pixies and all other sorts of magical creatures live toget...

Coronavirus hits the entertainment industry

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

March 2, 2020

As the Coronavirus continues to spread globally, more concerns arise, especially those for the entertainment industry. The Coronavirus is an upper respiratory virus that originated in Wuhan, China. The virus has affected 87,000 p...

Hilary Duff rethinks series revival

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

March 2, 2020

The iconic Disney Channel series “Lizzie McGuire” is set to finally have a revival, but star Hilary Duff has had a change of heart. While she is still fully on board and invested in reviving the show that made her a celebr...

The 1975 promise alliance

Michelle Doherty, Courier Staff

February 24, 2020

The band The 1975 just upped the ante on how to be a voice for female musicians. The 1975 is as progressive of a band as they come, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the frontman, Matty Healy has made a promise in the form o...

The one where they finally reunite

Rachel Greene, Opinions Writer

February 24, 2020

After years of constant rumors and speculation, it is finally happening. Fans of the hit sitcom “Friends” are rejoicing after the announcement of a reunion was made on Friday. The show, which originally aired in 1994, ende...

New Netflix series tests the theory that love is blind

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 24, 2020

The experiment is quite simple, yet utterly complicated for the individuals involved. Similar to The Bachelor, these individuals are shipped away to a remote location unable to contact the outside world. During this time, the gro...

Good old fashioned games

Tea Wheat, Entertainment Writer

February 17, 2020

The weather outside might be getting warmer, but let’s be real. We live in the Midwest, so the weather could turn back at any moment. So, before it gets nice out for real, spend some time inside with friends playing some games to...

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