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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...

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 ...

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