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Bring Your Own Cup Day challenges our creativity

Bring Your Own Cup Day challenges our creativity

Nick Rogoz, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

This past Saturday was Bring Your Own Cup Day at 7/11, the third best day of the year behind Halloween and Christmas. You can bring anything you want, as long as it fits in a cutout circle that is 10 inches in diameter, for only $1.49. People brought their own Slurpee cups, empty two liter soda bottles,...

Spring has sprung

Spring has sprung

Nick Kaczmarek, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2015
Filed under Interactive Media, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Having a hard time figuring out what you want to do now that Spring is beginning?  Clarion is here to help you get started with places to go for flowers, gardening for your parents, and fun activities for kids.  Check out the local arcades, the re-opening of Six Flags, and more, get ready for warmer...

Fashionable coats to protect ya little buns from the cold

Fashionable coats to protect ya little buns from the cold

Zach Hundrieser, Lifestyle's Editor
March 11, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Winter is coming, and when I say winter is coming, I’m actually saying it already came. It came hard. It’s no secret that the general public have gone to drastic measures to protect themselves from the extreme winter chills that have been spanking us on the bottoms for the past three months. Everyday,...

Valentine’s Day: Dating Then vs. Dating Now

Valentine’s Day:  Dating Then vs. Dating Now

Steven Baer, Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Over the decades, as our cultures have evolved, so has dating. From the days of offering cows and pigs to the parents of a potential spouse, to meeting people on the internet, the art of courting has come a long way.  It's no secret that today's generation of teens is heavily impacted by technology....

Love your selfie

Love your selfie

Cameron Shaw, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2015
Filed under Interactive Media, Lifestyles

Valentine's Day is only about two weeks away, and Clarion will be there in advance with a special, expanded hard copy edition giving you all the advice you need to have the holiday you want to have. In the meantime, we're giving you a sneak peek of one of our issue themes - Love Your Selfie!  Who...

Weird of the Web: Bored? Press the button!

Weird of the Web: Bored?  Press the button!

Nick Rogoz, Staff Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles

What it is:  It's boredbutton.com, a web site that randomly takes you to a another web site when you press a big red button called the bored button. There's a multitude of web sites it could bring you to. There's a web site where you play rock paper scissors. There's web site that drops you somewhe...

I literally ate a bunch of ramen noodles to tell you what the best flavor is

I literally ate a bunch of ramen noodles to tell you what the best flavor is

Zach Hundrieser, Lifestyle's editor
January 20, 2015
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Like Austin Powers, I like to live dangerously. So dangerously that every ramen noodle flavor ever produced has been wolfed down and digested by yours truly. Ramen noodles have been one of the consistent staples of my diet in my 16 years of living. It never fails to make a quick, easy, and flat out...

MAP: How to spend your Winter Break

MAP:  How to spend your Winter Break

Nick Kaczmarek, Caitie Rusen, and Isabelle Echevarria
December 17, 2014
Filed under Interactive Media, Lifestyles, Maps

Even though winter break is a huge relief, we all know the struggle of spending that time wisely. You can never decide if you should relax, or try to do something new. And what happened to all those things on your bucket list? Now that you have time for things, you can’t think of anything to do!...

RETROSPECTIVE: Getting into the spirit of things

RETROSPECTIVE:  Getting into the spirit of things

Galen Alaks, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles, Slideshow

Halloween has come and gone once again, but lots of people got into the spirit of things.  Here are some of the best costumes we saw this holiday year.  Before you invest in the holiday season, take one last look at October 31.

Weird of the Web: Eel Slap

Weird of the Web:  Eel Slap

Nick Rogoz, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles

What is it? It is exactly what it says it is - slap someone with an eel.  There is a man standing in front of a green background and you use your cursor to slap him with an eel.  That's it.  Slap him as slow or as fast as you want.  You can even go in reverse. Why do you need to see it? ...

Weird of the Web: How Many Goats

Weird of the Web:  How Many Goats

Nick Rogoz, Staff Reporter
December 2, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles

What Is It? The site, How Many Goats, is pretty self explanatory.  Answer a few questions about yourself and find out how many goats you are worth.  The survey asks you ten basic questions including your gender, your personality, and what you would do if your car broke down. Think you can gues...

My Thanksgiving was probably better than yours

My Thanksgiving was probably better than yours

Zach Hundrieser, Lifestyles Editor
December 2, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

What does Thanksgiving mean to you? Does it mean getting away from the everyday traffic of life and getting down to the core basics of American tradition? Does it mean spending time with family, and enjoying the company of your loved ones? Or does it mean stuffing your face sadistically with various...

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