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A Week Without: Junk Food

A Week Without: Junk Food

Mary Kober, Staff Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, lifestyle, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Clarion introduced a series of articles where staff members spend a “week without” different things and reflect upon their experiences. This is the second installment.  I went a week without eating junk food, meaning I could not eat foods with high fat or high calories such as cookies, pies, ...

Step 1, step 2, step 3… step with RDE

Step 1, step 2, step 3… step with RDE

Sadiel Sanchez, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The Repertory Dance Ensemble (RDE) is a dance class at RB that offers students a chance to be a part of a more advanced dance group. The girls involved in the group learn many unique styles of dance, which they have a chance to showcase in performances inside and outside RB. The sponsor of the...

Freshman take on lead roles in Annie

Freshman take on lead roles in Annie

Keeley Scalise, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, News, Top Stories

Freshman Emily Bittorf landed a double-cast role as Annie. "I’ve always been doing theater my entire life and when I came to RB, surprisingly, I wasn’t really naturally inclined to do it," said Bittorf. Playing a lead role, Bittorf has less time to do things like homework and spending time with ...

Battlefield 1 Multiplayer and Winter Update Review

Battlefield 1 Multiplayer and Winter Update Review

Randall Haywood, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews

Battlefield 1, which is a game developed by DICE, is available for all game consoles and PCs. This game takes place during World War I, which is where the name Battlefield 1 came from.  A lot has changed since Battlefield 4 such as the mechanics and controls of vehicles and soldiers. The game recen...

Nintendo Switch Preview

Nintendo Switch Preview

Daniel Fosselman, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Games & Tech, News, Top Stories

The Nintendo Switch, the next gaming console being made by Nintendo is rapidly approaching. Slated for a March 3, 2017 release, here is a rundown of everything it will be able to do and all of the games for it. One of the major focuses of the Switch is its portability. While at home, it would ...

A Week Without: Social Media

A Week Without: Social Media

Joy Greco, Staff Reporter
February 28, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Clarion is introducing a new series of articles where staff members spend a "week without" different things and reflect upon their experiences. This is the first installment.  I decided to go a week without checking any of my social media networks. No Snapchat, no Instagram, no Twitter, no Faceb...

Academy Award predictions: And the Oscar goes to…

Academy Award predictions: And the Oscar goes to…

Isabel Hughes, Story/Layout Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

It seems to be just another regular year at the Oscars. Meryl Streep is up for yet another Academy Award and there appears to be one feature film which has a good chance to sweep at the awards. This year, just like every other year, there were films which which made the viewer reflect upon their ...

Nailed it

Nailed it

Alex Burton, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, lifestyle, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Nails are a major part of my life, without nails I feel like a boy. It may not seem like a big deal to many people, but my nails are like a security blanket. They make me feel girly and pretty. Picking the color has to be the hardest part. It depends on the season, my mood, and my favorite color at the ...

Student by day, employee by night

Student by day, employee by night

Jessica Whigam, Staff reporter
February 14, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Top Stories

The stress of school is a lot to take on for any student, but what is it really like when you have to balance a job, school and sports? Clarion went out and asked students with full schedules what they put first and what they push off until later. Junior Alexis Gartin has been working at Jewel Osco...

RDE takes on the Gio project

RDE takes on the Gio project

Hailey Paisker, Staff Photographer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Featured A&E, Top Stories, Winter Sports

RDE will be performing in the Giordano Choreography Project at Barrington High School Saturday on January 28. A guest choreographer created their piece, and after weeks of preparation and hard work, they plan on presenting it to other high schools in the area. The ladies dancing are excited and can’t...

New hope for Star Wars franchise: Rogue One inspires audiences

New hope for Star Wars franchise: Rogue One inspires audiences

Vivian Marina Piña, Public Relations Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Reviews, Top Stories

It’s been over a year since Star Wars: The Force Awakens hit the big screen, and as Star Wars fans nervously await for Star Wars: Episode VIII, a Star Wars stand-alone film was gifted to loyal fans on December 15. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a spin off to the Star Wars saga, takes place after the prequels and ...

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