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Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

Running For a Cause: Kaneland to Host Flashlight 5k Run

By: Sami Callaghan, Executive Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News, School, Showcase, Sports

 Kaneland High School will be hosting a charity 5k on June 14, put together by KHS junior Seth Nosek as his Eagle project. Through this event, Nosek is able to combine two of his passions, running and Boy Scouts.     The 5k begins with a mile-long race for kids at 7:45 AM, and this is for p...

Live at Lollapalooza: UPSAHL

Live at Lollapalooza: UPSAHL

By: Sasha Clinnin, Editor

May 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, News, Showcase

Summer in Chicago is coming up fast, which means that the beginning of summer music festival season is approaching, and talk about Lollapalooza is spreading like wildfire. The popular festival is more than just a multitude of bands booked for a marathon weekend. Everything about it is appealing to high s...

Nepal en la frente: Leap of Faith

Nepal en la frente: Leap of Faith

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

May 22, 2019


Filed under Blog, Lifestyle, Showcase

     In 1980 my abuelita and abuelito moved their family across the US- Mexican border. Into a new culture. A new life. Twelve years later in 1992, my mom obtained her visa and moved to the US. Almost 40 years after the first of my family moved here, I will become a first generation graduate. ...

Another summer, another dollar

Another summer, another dollar

By: Ashlyn Klecka, Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

     Summer is the time to relax and release all of the stress that comes with the school year, but for most high school students, some work needs to get done. Trying to find a job that is both enjoyable and pays well can seem difficult, but it is possible.      One of the most common jobs that hig...

Nepal en la frente: Ancestors

Nepal en la frente: Ancestors

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

May 7, 2019


Filed under Blog, Lifestyle, Showcase

I sometimes feel like a double agent. Stuck between two worlds. I feel like I’m constantly changing my skin with the ease of someone changing their shoes. Shifting from American to Mexican in an instant. I change my voice, my tone and myself. The ease with which I am constantly changing to fit in w...

Nepal en la frente: Measure of self-worth

Nepal en la frente: Measure of self-worth

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

April 30, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

I often times feel static in life. Unmoving in my hopes to become better. I made it my New Year’s, and really for the rest of my life, resolution to try to stop feeling like that. I am trying to be someone who can acknowledge that I have the personal power to shape my reality in the image that I wan...

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under College, Features, Food, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

Use the Buffet Method for Serving Food Simply just lay out all the food on the table or a counter for all the party members to choose from. Buffets are also an easy way to host a party without being tied to the kitchen. Everyone can grab their food when they want.   Make a Pic...

The 7 wonders of France

The 7 wonders of France

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

April 18, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Photo Gallery, School, Showcase, Travel

Arromanches-les-bains While many tourists may not visit the beautiful country of France to see old war zones, the town of Arromanches-les-Bains is a true testament to natural beauty even if bombs once raided the same beaches that people now sunbathe on. Mostly known for bordering one of the beaches ...

Nepal en la frente: Letting go

Nepal en la frente: Letting go

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

April 13, 2019


Filed under Blog, Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Today I sat outside and painted. In my backyard between two trees the sun blended the colors together. In the grass, matted down from footsteps and snow, I layed down and counted the clouds. Heard the birds mixed in with the breeze and took a breath. Made friends with the trees. Allowed myself this ...

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

Top 5 reasons to take a trip out of the country with KHS

By: Madeline Hockey, Executive

April 4, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, School, Showcase, Travel

  Become more independent Traveling with the school gives you the experience of a lifetime. From traveling from country to country to having hours of free time to explore, each of these opportunities helps you become more independent. While on the trip, you may take numerous flights, bus ri...

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Stay Hydrated      Standing in the heat, surrounded by thousands of people while dancing and singing along with your favorite artist might make you break a sweat. It is very important to make sure you are hydrating your body and replenishing all the water you are losing. Investing in ...

Nepal en la frente: Change

Nepal en la frente: Change

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 23, 2019


Filed under Blog, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

The backyard of my abuelo’s house has always been my favorite place. I have memories of green covering my vision as I rolled down the hill that made up most of my grandparents' backyard. When the summer sun would beat down on us in an ungodly manner, the old willow tree abuelito had planted would serv...

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