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Battle of the state parks

Battle of the state parks

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

April 16, 2018


Filed under Battle of, Opinion, Showcase

Looking for fun activities to do with friends or family when the weather is nice? Living in the Chicagoland, finding an outdoor place to hike and explore that is not just flat and boring can be tough. With summer right around the corner, visiting some of Illinois best state parks that offer waterfal...

Which test is for you?

Which test is for you?

By: Matt Cushman and Richies Tiv

March 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Rivalry, Showcase

Once a month two of our staff members, Matt Cushman and Richies Tiv, are given a topic and they have 30 minutes to debate it. However, they are not allowed to speak. They type their arguments on a Google Document. They are allowed to use any research they can find on the internet to support their vie...

Embracing world languages for a better connection

Embracing world languages for a better connection

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Learning a language can be a very unique for many students, it can help you stand out from the crowd when it comes to colleges and job opportunities. However, many students at Kaneland say that  they don’t want to take a language the formal way. They want to learn more contemporary things, such as sw...

Battle of the volunteer places

Battle of the volunteer places

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 19, 2018


Filed under Battle of, Opinion, Showcase

  Finding volunteer opportunities in your community can be easy, however finding the right one for the right cause can be challenging. Both Feed My Starving Children and The Northern Illinois Food Bank offer a one-of-a-kind experience. You get the chance to impact many lives of those who are hun...

Battling for victory royale

Battling for victory royale

By: Bailey Prichard and Brett Wallner

March 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Showcase

By: Brett Wallner Fortnite is a game that recently came out and has been getting some mixed emotions. Some people claim they don’t understand what the point of the game is or why people play it, but most people realize it’s the best game to come to market in a very long time and deserves all the ...

Battle of the second hand stores

Battle of the second hand stores

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 1, 2018


Filed under Battle of, Features, Opinion

These days, buying a pair of jeans and some new kicks will empty your wallet after just one hour at the mall. Even if the jeans look like they just went through a paper shredder, they still cost around $50. Instead of buying just one expensive name brand item, you can buy several items for the same ...

Battle of the movie theater

Battle of the movie theater

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

January 26, 2018


Filed under Battle of, Opinion, Showcase

Going to see a movie is easily in the top three things to do, especially during the cold winter months. Finding a movie you are interested in seeing is easy, but when it comes to deciding where to see the movie, your preference can depend on anything from food to the comfiness of seat. With so many theaters ...

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

#lifeoftheknight: Social media is not a right

By: Editorial Staff

January 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials, Showcase

In today’s society, hashtags have become a staple in social media culture. Whether it’s to spread activism like #MeToo or to show our support for a local sports team like #FlytheW, they still have the same goal, to spread and share information. What was supposed to bring the school together, the ...

To tell or not to tell

To tell or not to tell

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 To tell or not to tell, that is the question. I understand why some things may need to be private. However, keeping things in and not dealing with your emotions can be harmful.  It's like putting mentos in pop. Eventually the pop can’t hold them in anymore, and the pop explodes all over the place...

Save money, take the bus

Save money, take the bus

By: Shelby Harper, Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, opinion, Opinions and Editorials

“Buzz buzz buzz!” there goes the daily alarm and here comes the morning rush to get to school. Some students may say that driving to school is a good thing because they can make their morning coffee pit-stops, can sleep in longer and don’t have to take the bus. I think it’s a waste of time. S...

Take action against gun violence

Take action against gun violence

By: Priscilla Purnell, Editor

December 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

More and more people are owning guns as the increase of mass shootings occur. However, not everyone is meeting the requirements because federal law does not require licensing of gun owners or purchasers. According to Gun Control Archive, just alone from January 1 to Nov.  5, there have been 307 shootings ...

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