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Disney princesses made real

Angelina Jolie is starring as Maleficent in the new Disney remake.
February 18, 2014

The “timeless classics” of the Disney animated movies are beginning to come to life in a whole new way. The first classic movies to get a makeover is Cinderella, and Sleeping Beauty. Senior Maddie...

Not the average athlete

Holubecki practicing for his team
February 13, 2014

On October 5, 2013, Anthony Holubecki’s life would change forever. After years of hard work and dedication, Holubecki had done something that not the average high school athlete does in their lifetime. This...

Kaneland Song Writer

Josiah Swithers writes his own lyrics and songs.
February 13, 2014

Sophomore Josiah Swithers is one of the boys in a group of Kaneland High School students chasing their dreams and recording music. Swithers isn’t alone though. Just like Whitney Houston and Jennifer...

Mankind’s most common dreams

People have several dreams per night, but they tend to forget most of them.
February 10, 2014

A childhood classic, “Alice in Wonderland,” involving a girl, Alice,  dreams up a magical world. A rabbit who’s running late, a talking cat and a Mad Hatter are all characters created up from within...

How to make classic candy canes at home

January 29, 2014

With the holidays right around the corner, candy canes serve as a treat or tree decorations. Materials Needed: 1 cup granulated sugar 3/4 cup light corn syrup (light in color, not sugar content) 1/2...

Perfect gifts for giving during the holidays

Making blankets is just one of the few activities that P.E. Leadership does.
January 24, 2014

Family and Friends: Getting the same thing for your friends and family can get really old, but trying to step too far outside the box can end with an awkward “thank you” and them not enjoying their...

Birthdays forgotten during the holiday season

Photos should always be in present tense and enhance the story while describing whats happening in the photo.
January 24, 2014

With all the gatherings and celebrations taking place during the holiday season, birthdays can get lost in the flurry of events. People who have birthdays this time of the year face an unusual set of circumstances. Sophomore...

Fandom Fanatics

January 24, 2014

For every new hit artist or song, big movie release or book award, a new fandom group is born. Justin Bieber’s most popular fan, Avalanna Routh captured all of America with her love for the teen pop...

Chirstmas for all

December 19, 2013

Christmas time, a special time of year, where everyone comes together as one and treats each other as though everyone is one big family. Every kid dreams of waking up in the morning to presents under...

Surprising Slang in the Dictionary

The dictionary is full of words people would never imagine.
December 13, 2013

“Selfie,” “swag” “twerk”...enough said. Nearly everyone is guilty of saying or using slang in text messages or saying things that society has adapted to as a common saying or word, even if...

American made gifts for the holidays

Shinola products, made in Detroit.
December 11, 2013

As the holiday gift giving season rolls around, many Americans are thinking about what gifts to buy loved ones.  Most of the products consumers buy are made overseas, by foreign workers, even if consumers...

Psychology behind school shooters

Psychology behind school shooters
December 11, 2013

American citizens today don’t remember what it was like to not hear of a mass shooting on the news constantly. In Obama’s presidency alone, 20 plus mass shootings have gained national recognition. This...

Changing teaching methods

October 30, 2013

By Nick Boose, Executive Editor Throughout the years, teaching methods have changed. What was once a child in the corner with a dunce a hat is now a child sitting in the hallway. Classroom settings...

Person behind the phone could be at fault in an accident

Driving while texting can put many lives at risk.
October 30, 2013

  Even if someone isn’t in the car, it’s now possible that a person can be held responsible for an accident just by texting the driver. According to a New Jersey appeals court panel, both the driver...

The little things count

October 29, 2013

“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were big things.” Little acts of kindness may be only a speck in your eyes, but to someone else may make their whole...

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