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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...

To tell or not to tell

To tell or not to tell

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

 To tell or not to tell, that is the question. I understand why some things may need to be private. However, keeping things in and not dealing with your emotions can be harmful.  It's like putting mentos in pop. Eventually the pop can’t hold them in anymore, and the pop explodes all over the place...

Remembering a fighting knight

Remembering a fighting knight

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

December 15, 2017


Filed under News, School, Showcase

“Hakuna matata, it mean no worries for the rest of your days.” That is how beloved alumna Julia Pratte lived out her life, even through three battles of Ewing Sarcoma, a form of bone cancer. But unfortunately, on Nov. 23 after all her family had come to celebrate Thanksgiving with her, Pratte ended her batt...

Golf shoots a hole in one at state

Golf shoots a hole in one at state

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

The Kaneland Knight’s golf team did almost as good as a hole in one at state and throughout the rest of the season. With a record of 6-2 in the dual match, the golf team headed into the state tournament. “We didn’t make it to state as a team, but two individuals advanced to state,” coach Mark Meyer s...

Look what Taylor made me listen to

Look what Taylor made me listen to

By: Emma Glennon, Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Music, Pulse, Showcase

Taylor Swift has produced many different types of songs throughout her career.  However, her most recent single called  “Look What You Made Me Do,” takes that to a whole new level.  I think that the new song puts her in a phase that I'm not a fan of. Now I liked most of Swift’s old music. H...

Fidget spinners fail to help you focus

Fidget spinners fail to help you focus

By: Emma Glennon, Reporter

July 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

People are always looking for new ways to focus, or new ways to have fun. However, some of the things that they try don’t work and are just the next fad toy.  Fidget spinners seem to be more like toys rather than tools.     The spinner was supposedly designed to help with focusing difficulties suc...

Pulling fire alarms is no joke

Pulling fire alarms is no joke

By: Emma Glennon, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Fire alarms are meant to be pulled for emergencies, they are not meant to be pulled for pranks. There are just some things that aren’t meant to be used as toys under any circumstances. The fire alarm is one of them, it's soul purpose is just to keep you safe. When people use things for what they are no...

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