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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 ...

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...

One more swing at state

One more swing at state

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

June 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Softball, Sports, Sports

Lady Knights softball gets one more swing in before they could strike out of the season. They have gone with a record of 21-7 and a 16 game winning streak that has lead them into the IHSA State championship. They have been able to come this far because the team has developed an unbreakable bond. That...

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...

Must make summer recipes

Must make summer recipes

By: Ashley Manzo

May 31, 2018


Filed under Food, Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Ridiculously easy and fresh strawberry shortcake On a hot summer day, this recipe is perfect to have as a snack or dessert. No need to stress, just add a few ingredients together and enjoy. Ingredients: Store-bought angel food cake Store-bought heavy whipping cream 1 pint of fresh Strawberries...

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...

Can you find the headlines? Answer key

Can you find the headlines? Answer key

By: Matt Cushman, Ad/Business Manager

May 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Senior class of 2018 map

Senior class of 2018 map

By: Bridget McCracken, Web Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Get ready for vacation with these helpful lists

Get ready for vacation with these helpful lists

By: Olivia Hazen, Reporter

April 30, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It's that time of year, everyone is getting out of school and vacation time is taken off work. With everyone traveling to new places, the airports are filled with people from all around as flights head off to different destinations.      When going on any kind of vacation, always bring basic necessiti...

Should you go vegan?

Should you go vegan?

By: Sarah Baerenklau, Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

A new trend lately doesn’t have to do with clothes or new makeup techniques, but it’s changing to a vegan diet. Over two million adults in the U.S. alone are switching to the vegan lifestyle. For those who don’t know, veganism is when there is no form of animal products in a diet. People switc...

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