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The site of Kaneland High School's student news publication.

Kaneland Krier

Senior Supplement Volume 50
Senior Supplement Volume 50
May 16, 2024
Kaneland Krier Volume 50 Issue 5
Kaneland Krier Volume 50 Issue 5
April 18, 2024
First Election Debate 06.27.24 Donald Trump v. Joe Biden
By: Sophie Ponce de Leon and Jasper Paulson June 28, 2024

On June 27, 2024, the first presidential debate between former President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden took place in Atlanta, GA. The debate was moderated by...

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Words are what we make them
By: Anna Gatz, Feature 1 Editor and Broadcaster • June 30, 2024

If I think about it for long enough, I will often come to the conclusion that words have no meaning. Words get their meaning from other words, and those words get their meaning from other words, and so on. But what happens when the cycle ends, and there is no clear understanding of anything? While the thought is befuddling, it leaves room for the imagination. Language has been an integral part of human culture for tens of thousands of years. But, somewhere in the muddy mess that is the evolution of language, words became not only a method of communication but of expression.  One of the best things about words is their ability to change based on the speaker, context or even the setting. There is a reason that parents raise an eyebrow when we use slang. The meaning is what we make it to be. Slang is not the only example of a change in connotation or overall meanings in words.  Take the word queer, for example. Its modern-day associations are with the LGBTQ+ community (the Q...

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Name: Nate Sand   Position: Co-Sports and Activities Executive   Graduation year: 2025   A few sentences about me: This is my second year in Journalism. I have a large...

Lessons we can learn from ancient civilizations
By: Clara Saros, Reporter • May 23, 2024

People commonly say that history is destined to repeat itself. However, this comes from a misremembered quote by Irish statesman Edmund Burke...

Facebook Moms and protective parents: The true heroes of modern schooling
By: Kevin Sigrist, Advisor's Assistant • March 14, 2024

In times of adversity and crisis, humanity needs people who are willing to step up to the challenge and fight for others, people who are ready...

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