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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 ...

Do’s and Don’ts of Gift Giving

Do’s and Don’ts of Gift Giving

Keeley Scalise, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

It is the most wonderful time of the year...or not. Gift giving is something that many people struggle with. Senior Zach Mieczkowski said, “It takes me 20,000 years for me to [pick] a gift.” To avoid the unwanted extra time of gift giving, we are brought to number one on the do’s and don’ts of...

Battlefield 1 review

Battlefield 1 review

Thomas Kraus, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Games & Tech, Reviews

Thomas Kraus Battlefield 1 Review Battlefield 1, developed by DICE and EA, was released for Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC on October 21, 2016. The game features upgraded graphics and a new point system when unlocking weapons in multiplayer as well as a few minor changes compared to Battlefiel...

Sun or Moon? That is the question.

Sun or Moon? That is the question.

Emily Gately, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

On November 18, Pokemon fanatics from all over America, Canada, Japan, and Australia flocked to the nearest gaming store and bought their very own copy of "Game Freak" and Nintendo’s "Pokemon Sun and Moon." This release is being referred to as the biggest 3DS game launch of the year. I was one of those p...

The Shift in Country Music

The Shift in Country Music

Zachary Georgopoulos, staff reporter
November 22, 2016
Filed under Music & Books

The tradition of rhythmic country recitations primed such outsized personalities such as Toby Keith, Trace Adkins and Big & Rich to begin drawing on hip-hop influences. Country rap began to form as a genre when Bubba Sparxxx and producer Shannon "Fat Shan" Houchins created Sparxxx's in 2001. The...

RBHS suggested playlist

RBHS suggested playlist

Haley Skiera, Staff Reporter
November 18, 2016
Filed under Music & Books

The students in 6th period Clarion were interviewed on what songs they think should be played in the hallway. These were the results. Clarion Suggested Playlist: Wow- Beck Closer- Halsey and The Chainsmokers Sunday Candy- Chance the Rapper All We Got- Chance the Rapper Youth- Troye Siv...

Bake it till you make it

Bake it till you make it

Mary Kober, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2016
Filed under Featured A&E, Top Stories

Freshman Mazzy Marcucci and Junior Ivy Marcucci are sisters at RB who have their own business called The Riverside Sugar Sisters. They also sell their pastries at a restaurant called Steak and Vine, located in Downtown LaGrange.           They usually have an order every weekend and sometimes random on...

Band: What do you need to know?

Band: What do you need to know?

Olivia Rogoz, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fine Arts, Top Stories

And the marching goes rolling along! The bands here at RBHS, conducted by James Baum, consists of jazz band, marching band, orchestra, concert, symphonic, honors wind ensemble, and chamber orchestra. It’s offered as an elective, rather than an extracurricular activity like some middle schools. The m...

Signed, the Theater Department

Signed, the Theater Department

Ariana Porras, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2016
Filed under Fine Arts, Top Stories

The Theater Department has added a new tradition for the cast and crew members of their biannual shows to enjoy. All members of the cast and tech crew will be given a brick of their own to paint their name and graduation year on in the backstage area of the auditorium. The idea came from the head of tech crew, Ma...

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