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Essential and Nonessential Businesses Through the Pandemic

RKA Gun Gallery in Plano remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses are still up and running despite current health concerns.

By: Sophie Opp

May 16, 2020

In any community there’s a countless number of people fulfilling different jobs to keep things running smoothly. Each worker is important in his or her own way. Due to recent events, these people have now been placed in two categories: essential and nonessential. For many businesses, especially tho...

How the Coronavirus is Affecting the Entertainment Industry

A location that is usually packed, Randall 15 movie theater is completely empty.

By: Sarah Janito, Reporter

March 23, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is no secret to the world by now, with the total number of confirmed cases surpassing 350,000 as of March 23, according to statistics collected by Johns Hopkins University. As this number rises, many have been questioning what will happen to the entertainment industry, as content...

My Quarantined Life

My Quarantined Life

By: Sophia Mullins, Editor

March 21, 2020

March 21 officially marks my first week in self-quarantine. For my two younger brothers, their one week anniversary with isolation was on March 19. Most people are just getting used to the idea of social distancing and quarantining; my family was forced to become comfortable with it much sooner. I would...

How People in Italy are Managing Life in Full Lockdown

Photo taken in Venice, Italy.

By: Ayshe Ali, Editor

March 20, 2020

COVID-19, or coronavirus, has become a global pandemic directly affecting 119 countries and counting. Some of those countries have been hit harder than others. One example is Italy. With over 40,000 identified cases of coronavirus and over 4,000 deaths, Italy has become the most affected by the virus....

Maintaining a Positive Outlook During Challenging Times

Maintaining a Positive Outlook During Challenging Times

By: Jenna Lin, Editor

March 19, 2020

As we are in the midst of this three-week period of confusion, distraught and even boredom, we may be left wondering if there even is an end in sight. There seems to be not one good thing that has happened in the past week. Now students may think that a three-week Spring Break is amazing, but many Spring...

How Have Schools From Surrounding Areas Handled Coronavirus?

How Have Schools From Surrounding Areas Handled Coronavirus?

By: Emma Schaefer, Editor

March 18, 2020

On March 13, 2020, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker closed schools statewide with the goal of preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Different school districts have taken different approaches when it comes to handling this time away from school. In response to Pritzker’s order, Kaneland School District...

Cancel Your Trips, Stay Home

Cancel Your Trips, Stay Home

By: Gianna Provenzano, Web Master Executive

March 15, 2020

We are currently experiencing something that most of us have never experienced, at least not to this degree: a pandemic. While the most recent pandemic happened in 2009 (the swine flu, as it came to be known), the world didn’t shut down quite like it is now. I’m sure we all have seen how our world...

Hit With a Huge First

Hit With a Huge First

By: Bailey Prichard, Production and Sports Manager Executive

March 14, 2020

All seniors experience many lasts. There’s the last home football game, the last Homecoming dance, the last first day of school, the last Prom. This year, though, the senior class got hit with a big and extremely unique first. Kaneland often feels like it’s isolated, situated between cornfields in...