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Fashion trends making a return

Fashion trends making a return

Gabby Gilhooley, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Opinion

Fashion has come a long way from flapper dresses to top hats to now- plaid shirts with ripped jeans and combat boots.  Fashion trends throughout the years have been used styles from previous decades and it has been repeated. Styles are recycled including in the 70's, 60's, and 50's. Today we are...

Gran Turismo Sport Beta Review

Gran Turismo Sport Beta Review

Nate Navarro,, Randall Haywood, and Eric Elem
May 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Games & Tech, Reviews, Top Stories

Polyphony Digital sent out codes for the not yet released game Gran Turismo Sport. Luckily we got the beta code. Right now the game is in...

Chromebooks in classroom

Chromebooks in classroom

Jillian Dahms, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Technology is seeing an increase in demand for education. Schools are investing in personal devices for students to use both at school and at home. Riverside-Brookfield High School recently introduced chromebooks into the classroom. The graduating class of 2019 is the first class to receive their ow...

RB girls badminton team wins Conference

RB girls badminton team wins Conference

Hailey Paisker and Mary Kober
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Sports, Top Stories

This past Saturday, girl’s badminton went to conference. Conference was held at Dekalb High School in Dekalb. Warm-ups started at 8am and awards ended around noon. The morning of conference was filled with intense games with many wins and some losses. Overall the girls smashed every other school to g...

Spring break to a whole new location

Spring break to a whole new location

Lauren Lambros and Jessica Whigam, Story Editor and Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Features, lifestyle, Reviews, Top Stories

Spring break is a time for many students to relax and take a break from school. Some students spend the entire break in their beds while others fly off to extravagant locations. This past spring break, the map of locations traveled to extended across the globe. Ten sophomores were randomly selected to talk ...

Confidence and Self-positivity

Confidence and Self-positivity

Joy Greco, Kassie Ramirez, and Mary Kober, Staff reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

How do you view yourself as an individual? How do you think society or other people around you view you? The way you or other people view these questions could be very different. To see how these type of personal questions were viewed, we decided to do video interviews with different types students o...

Divided but not broken (Part 2)

Divided but not broken (Part 2)

Dylan Drews, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Ever since I could remember, my parents were separated. Unfortunately, my father lives about three hours away and I would only get to see him on every other weekend. However, I was still fortunate enough to have the strong father-to-son connection. Although I know there are kids who are in worse situations, I kn...

Because I’m a Girl

Because I’m a Girl

Destiny Herrera, Christina Antonyuk, Emilia Gonzalez, Panipak Bumrungkwaen, Keeley Scalise, and Kayla Winston
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

In today’s society, women are underestimated and sometimes even mistreated. Women and young girls are expected to act a certain way and do certain things simply for the reason that they are a different gender. We asked a variety of girls questions about their opinion on dress codes, stereotypes, an...

Behind the Scenes to the Day of Service

Behind the Scenes to the Day of Service

Carlee Battistoni, Jacob Spinello, Jillian Dahms, Alexis Gurschke, Lexi Soto, and Anthony Landahl
April 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

It is that time of year again! Riverside-Brookfield High School’s Day of Service is on April 29 and is the premiere school wide community service project of the year. Last year nearly 300 RB students and 40 staff members participated in the event. Tasks for the students include cleaning and restoring...

Divided but not broken (Part 1)

Divided but not broken (Part 1)

Rahim Kouferidji, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Although my parents are not divorced, I know how it feels to live without a proper father figure. My dad lives in another country, and although I talk to him almost every day, we do not connect as much as a father and son should. I mean, I am not depressed or sad or anything, but I sometimes wonder wh...

Juniors in April

Juniors in April

Vivian Marina Piña and Hailey Paisker
April 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Top Stories

Juniors from Riverside Brookfield High School discuss the SAT and ACT tests, their expectations, their frustrations, and the stress they have to deal with during this very busy April.

Upstander projects: Making a Change

Upstander projects: Making a Change

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, and Chynna Simon
April 13, 2017
Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

RB sophomore Upstanders of 2017 rise to make a change, raising awareness to current local and global social and environmental issues. The Upstander Projects are projects assigned by a few sophomore english teachers, encouraging their students to research social issues and then apply their research...

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