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Suncity: A diverse collection

Suncity: A diverse collection

By: Regan O'Brien, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Technology

Pop/R&B music artist Khalid has been rising up the song charts these past few years. With his first single, Location, Khalid was able to hit the Billboard’s top ten for Hot R&B songs. His first album, American Teen, was released later in March of 2017, boosting him to become one of the most p...

Battle of the fall treats

Battle of the fall treats

By: Madalyn Webb, Abby Lycan, and Regan O'Brien

November 2, 2018


Filed under Bakeries and Desserts, Battle of, Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Restaurant Guide, Showcase

Our taste buds drove us to downtown Geneva to try the fall delicacies in the midst of the beloved fall season. The large chain we chose is one that is well known and loved by all ages. It’s everywhere you go, even if you try to avoid it. Starbucks. The Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino is one of the...

Happy Howlaween

Happy Howlaween

By: Abby Lycan and Ashlyn Klecka

November 1, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Photo Gallery, Photos, Showcase

Halloween is the one time a year where everyone can dress up as a different identity. It’s often overlooked as to what our animals are gonna be. We decided to scout out the best costumes in stores and costumes you could put together at home. We first went to Marshall’s which had a surprisingly...

The spirit of Inktober

The spirit of Inktober

By: Isabella Haulk, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, Features, Lifestyle, Opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Technology

October is a special time for all aspiring artists, especially with the challenge that artist Jake Parker has created. Inktober is a month-long challenge where artists make one ink drawing each day that can connect with a prompt list. This can help with the main things traditional artists strugg...

Top five Halloween movies to give you the chills

Top five Halloween movies to give you the chills

By: Sophia Mullins, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyle, Movies, Opinion, Showcase

As Halloween approaches, there is nothing better to do than curl up under a warm blanket and watch a movie. Over the past month, I took it upon myself to watch basically every Halloween movie I could find and rate some of them in order of greatness. To make this somewhat easier I decided to include mo...

Seaya SeaWorld

Seaya SeaWorld

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

   Have you ever been smooshed in the back seat of a car? Or been so hungry but not been able to eat? Ever been on vacation without your family and miss them? That’s how the whales at Seaworld feel everyday, not voluntarily. The movie Blackfish came out five years ago in 2013 and are just now st...

Self esteem & social media

Self esteem & social media

By: Sami Callaghan

June 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinions and Editorials

     I know as a teenager, we are under a lot of pressure to maintain good grade, keep up with homework, a social life, and with our social lives comes social media. What I share on social media is all positive, and what I see others post on social media is also positive. Usually glorifying the fun, and...

I’m so sick and tired of the photoshop

I’m so sick and tired of the photoshop

By: Sarah Kantola, Reporter

June 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

     A little girl picks up her mom’s magazine with a beautiful model on the cover, she keeps looking from the magazine to the mirror and wondering why she can’t look that thin. Later in life she resorts to trying not to eat at all just to look like this model. Sadly, this is the reality for ...

Tackle football for 12 year olds

Tackle football for 12 year olds

By: Ben Durbala

June 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

       Illinois has recently passed a bill that would make it illegal for 12 year olds to play tackle football. The bill that was voted on passed the committee, and will now advance to the Illinois House of Representatives. If passed, kids under 12 in the state of Illinois will only be able to p...

Dangers of the road

Dangers of the road

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

May 30, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Showcase

   Try and think back to those nine grueling months when you had your permit and you could only drive with an adult in the car. It definitely was not a very memorable experience for me, which is why finally getting my license felt so amazing. Driving around on my own is an incredible feeling of fre...

Reacting to relaxing

Reacting to relaxing

By: Corinne Condos, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion, Showcase

Freeman Revitalizing Peel-Off Mask with Pomegranate + Peptides 4 stars Price: $7.99 Locations: Ulta Beauty, Sally Beauty, Walmart This product was a little messy to put on, it stayed on my fingers and was hard to wash off. When I peeled it off there were little pieces on my face that were annoying...

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...

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