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Springing into something new

Springing into something new

By: Ashley Edwards, Executive

February 11, 2019


Filed under Books, Lifestyle, News, Pulse, School, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sliding into a comfy bed, wrapped up in a warm blanket with a good book is what every winter evening should have. Lorna Code, the librarian, purchases books every couple of months to keep the shelves stocked and students happy. The last shipment she received was mainly focused on different series and...

Choosing to decorate early

Choosing to decorate early

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Holidays, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Showcase

It seems that there’s two kinds of people in this world: Those who go into Christmas mode before Thanksgiving and those who wait until after. Personally, I start planning presents and listening to holiday music in early November. My festiveness may be a little extreme, but what’s the harm in getti...

Films should not be prejudiced on perception

Films should not be prejudiced on perception

By: Ryan Lambert, Public Forum

December 7, 2018


Filed under Movies, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Uncategorized

I’ve heard people ask me something along the lines of, “Why would you watch that film?” This is typically a question provoked by me mentioning a film considered “old,” for “kids,” or “foreign” to the general public. As a film buff, with over 150 movie reviews under my belt and hundr...

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...

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...

Kanye at Kuipers?

Kanye at Kuipers?

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

June 10, 2018


Filed under Community, Events, Features, In-Depth, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Kuipers Family Farm in Maple Park is a staple place in the Kaneland community for things like apple cider doughnuts and hayrides. On Wednesday, June 6 about 300-400 people were gathered at Kuipers for more than just their apple cider donuts though. Kuipers has been reported as one of three scheduled...

I love dogs, but do I?

I love dogs, but do I?

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase

Wes Anderson: the quirky and unique director where you’re pretty much guaranteed to love him if you know him. I am in that category. I was blessed with discovering his talents around the release of 2014’s “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and he quickly elevated the ranks into becoming my favorite direc...

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

Ready Player One adventures into new cinematic terrority

By: Evangelos Lekkas, Editor

April 6, 2018


Filed under Movies, Pulse, Showcase

Film lovers, be ready to get your torches and stake ready at my expense for what I’m about to say: I do not like Steven Spielberg. Okay, “Jaws” is great, but besides that, I’ve never been able to get into him. “E.T.” is unnecessarily bloated while saying less than it should, “Jurassic Par...

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