Kaneland Krier

The 7 Wonders of France

Taking a river cruise not only allows tourists to see buildings from a new perspective, but they can learn more about the city’s history from a professional's point of view.

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

April 18, 2019

Arromanches-les-bains While many tourists may not visit the beautiful country of France to see old war zones, the town of Arromanches-les-Bains is a true testament to natural beauty even if bombs once raided the same beaches that people now sunbathe on. Mostly known for bordering one of the beaches ...

Do(g)nate to Tails

Do(g)nate to Tails

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

February 8, 2019

Animals have feelings, and they all deserve to be loved and cared for. Donations for Tails Humane Society are a great way to share the wealth to homeless dogs, cats and small critters. “Tails is a shelter in DeKalb for unwanted or deserted pets that is a no-kill shelter, so they have pets that cou...

Take a Trip Overseas

Take a Trip Overseas

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

December 11, 2018

From visiting ghosts of royalty’s past to being on top of the world on the London Eye, the English department’s trip to the United Kingdom will be the trip of a lifetime. Lasting from June 3 to June 16, visiting the countries of the UK will be the perfect way to start the summer. Right out of the...

Kanye at Kuipers?

Cartoon by Kt Mattern

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

June 10, 2018

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...

Battle of the State Parks

Battle of the State Parks

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

April 16, 2018

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...

Choices to Satisfy all Tastebuds

Choices to Satisfy all Tastebuds

By: KT Mattern, Editor

March 29, 2018

Acting as a timeless food stamp at birthday parties, graduation and just about any kind of celebration, cake has been the perfect dash of sweet for special occasions. Nothing Bundt Cakes takes the classic recipe to a whole other level. Trading in the square look, they shape their cakes in a ring, a...

Best Places to Volunteer

Best Places to Volunteer

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 19, 2018

  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...

Which Second Hand Store has the Best Resources?

Which Second Hand Store has the Best Resources?

By: Gabrielle Faletto and KT Mattern

March 1, 2018

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 ...

The Terminology of Emergencies

By: Kt Mattern, Editor

February 27, 2018

Lately, students have to guess whether their school days will be on a normal 8 period schedule or changed due to threats like bullet shells found in the hallway or actual bullets found in the bathroom. With this new awareness of what could possibly happen, knowing what to do in the darkest hour could...

A Salute to the Student Advisory Board

A Salute to the Student Advisory Board

By: KT Mattern, Richies Tiv, and Jessica Tiv

February 20, 2018

At this past board meeting on February 12, the community discussed numerous issues including a salute to the newly formed Student Advisory Board. Starting this year, students were asked to join a new sort of club that consists of communicating with educational officials like the dean, assistant p...

Battle of the Movie Theaters

Battle of the Movie Theaters

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

January 26, 2018

Going to see a movie is easily in the top three things to do, especially during the cold winter months. Finding a movie you are interested in seeing is easy, but when it comes to deciding where to see the movie, your preference can depend on anything from food to the comfiness of seat. With so many theaters ...

December 8: Battle of the Christmas Tree Farms

Lee's Trees offer colored trees as well as regular Christmas trees.

By: KT Mattern and Gabrielle Faletto

December 8, 2017

With Christmas being right around the corner, families are in desperate need of Christmas trees to decorate from head to toe. Whether it be fraser fir, norway spruce, scotch pine, balsam fir, canaan fir or white pine, it’s important to narrow down your options when it comes to the best place to find...