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Teachers we Love: Jennifer Sayasane

Teachers we Love: Jennifer Sayasane

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 27, 2017

How long have you taught? 23 years What do you teach? AP Language and Composition, English 11 and for the first time this year, English 10. What do you coach? I don’t coach anything but I did yearbook a while ago. What is your favorite class to teach: I like different things a...

Battle of the Pumpkin Patches

Battle of the Pumpkin Patches

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

October 27, 2017

        With the fall season in full speed ahead, many people in the Kaneland community are on the look out for the best pumpkins to carve for front door decor. Two of the most known pumpkin patches in the kaneland district include Kuipers Family Farm and the Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm an...

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

Best and Worst: Scary Movies

By: Ashley Edwards and Madeline Hockey

October 25, 2017

The top 10 best scary Movies: The top-rated scary movie is Get Out (2017). Most recently released, “Get Out”, according to critics, was an “effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride,”(Rotten Tomatoes). This movie is the story of an African American man meeting his white girlfriend's fam...

How Much do You Know About Halloween?

How Much do You Know About Halloween?

By: Jessica Tiv, Design and Visual Executive

October 24, 2017

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Halloween Costumes to try This Year

Halloween Costumes to try This Year

By: Dylan Calabrese, Editor

October 23, 2017

Rubik’s Cube:     Everyone can solve a Rubik's Cube if you make it. You may be thinking a Rubik's Cube is very complex but with a big cardboard box, some duct tape and a sharpie, and you will be transformed into an impossible to solve toy.  You can go to any retail store and buy the five d...

Carving into the Halloween Season

Next you will want to cut the top off with a knife.

By: Matt Cushman, Ad and business manager

October 20, 2017

Teachers we Love: Travis Berth

Teachers we Love: Travis Berth

By: Vanessa Pitts, Webmaster

October 16, 2017

How long have you taught? 12 years What do you teach? I currently teach Algebra 1 and Calculus What do you coach? Boys soccer, girls soccer and Mathletes How long have you coached those? Mathletes 12 years and I believe 11 years for both soccers. What is your favorite class to teach? Calc...

British Charm Meets American Psycho

British Charm Meets American Psycho

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 21, 2017

British charm meets the American psycho. It is no doubt that the predecessor of the “Golden Circle” was wacky and chaotic beyond belief. But the sequel to 2014’s “ Kingsman: The Secret Service” may be wilder than before. What this sequel has the opportunity to do is provide even more demented ...

“IT” May Leave you Scared

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

September 10, 2017

Pennywise the dancing clown preys on youth every 27 years. It's no coincidence that the mini series based on this horrifying being gets a motion picture 27 years following that mini series. As Dash's teacher in The Incredibles said: “Coincidence, I THINK NOT!” IT is a horror induced film and it is...

Look What Taylor Made me Listen to

Look What Taylor Made me Listen to

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

September 10, 2017

Taylor Swift has produced many different types of songs throughout her career.  However, her most recent single called  “Look What You Made Me Do,” takes that to a whole new level.  I think that the new song puts her in a phase that I'm not a fan of. Now I liked most of Swift’s old music. H...

Old in Every Way Besides Sound: LCD’s epic return

Old in Every Way Besides Sound: LCD’s epic return

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

September 5, 2017

Oh, how things have changed in the Internet age. It used to be that when your favorite band decides to sell out Madison Square Garden for their “farewell concert,” you would not see or hear from them for at least a very long time. But leave it to LCD Soundsystem’s James Murphy who, after taki...

“The Dark Tower” Goes to the Big Screen

Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures.

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 9, 2017

From the thrilling mind of horror novelist Stephen King, comes an intriguing adaptation of one of his bestselling series, "The Dark Tower." Unlike Kings prior and undoubtedly terrifying works- (IT, Carrie, Under the Dome), this movie is more on a level of being a thriller and one of science fiction. S...

A Live Cinematic Experience: the Works of Hans Zimmer

A Live Cinematic Experience: the Works of Hans Zimmer

By: Alex Malawski, Editor

August 5, 2017

On Friday, August 4th, 2017 famed film composer Hans Zimmer- along with a full piece orchestra, a choir and a band performed live in front of thousands of attendees and movie lovers at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. Zimmer is most known for his scores in films such as The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, Pirates of ...

Lovin’ Lolla

Lovin' Lolla

By: Ashley Edwards, Reporter

July 28, 2017

Every year since 1991, Lollapalooza has been a place where musicians come together and perform for thousands of people within a weekend.  Last year there was an estimated 400,000 people who attended Lollapalooza.  Lolla is taking place on August 3 through August 6 in Grant Park in Chicago. This yea...

Flower Boy Brings New Things to the Hip-Hop World

Flower Boy Brings New Things to the Hip-Hop World

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

July 25, 2017

With the influx of bad hip hop piercing the airwaves this decade, it is refreshing to hear rappers bring new things to the table. New ideas and evolution are what remind me of why I love hip hop in the first place. Odd Future did just that when they released their debut mixtape in 2008. Although they...