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DIY: Making Duct Tape Roses

DIY:  Making Duct Tape Roses

Carey Torres, Lifestyles Editor/Cartoonist
February 19, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia, Top Stories

Brand new to The Clarion is a short web series where you can get great ideas on crafts, hair styles, fashion, and more.  Each DIY idea will be presented in video form so that you can follow along. In this episode, Lifestyles Editor Carey Torres demonstrates how to make roses out of duct tape. This...

Courage to try

Courage to try

Catherine Jasionowski, Staff Reporter
February 18, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles

Everyone has at least one goal that they want to accomplish at some point in their life. Then there are the goals in life that just don’t work out and they never get accomplished. Every goal that a person has should come true, no matter how hard it might be to get those goals to come reality. The...

Krispy Kreme: Doughnuts of the Gods

Krispy Kreme: Doughnuts of the Gods

Zach Hundrieser, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles

There are few foods in our lifetimes that can build a reputation like Krispy Kreme Doughnuts have. If you don't know, Krispy Kreme is a chain of stores that sell donuts, like Dunkin' Donuts. They also sell boxes of doughnuts inside grocery stores like Tony's or Walmart. However, Dunkin' Donuts' doughnuts...

Coping with the loss of a loved one

Coping with the loss of a loved one

Carey Torres, Lifestyles Editor/Cartoonist
January 14, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

It’s always very sad when someone you know and love is here one day, and then gone the next. You wonder to yourself, “How could this have happened?” or “Why them of all people?” These questions are never easy to answer, but they come up without warning during random moments of the day. Even...

Try a new outlook for a new year

Try a new outlook for a new year

Catherine Jasionowski, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

For 2014, don't change yourself.  Change how you look at things. Every year, people make New Year's resolutions.  They try to change something about themselves or what they want to do in their lives.  Why change yourself when you can just change your outlook? While everyone says each new year is go...

New Year’s resolutions and that magical midnight kiss

New Year’s resolutions and that magical midnight kiss

Sarah Munoz, Staff Reporter
January 13, 2014
Filed under Lifestyles

Every year is a start of something new. There are countless movies about that “magical kiss” that you get from your love at midnight or people making new resolutions to change. Is that real life?  Do RB students believe in New Year's resolutions? Sophomore Romer Jimenez isn't really a firm believer in ...

Clarion’s last minute holiday shopping guide

Clarion’s last minute holiday shopping guide

Alexia KIngzette, Staff Reporter
December 17, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles

If you’re anything like me, around the holidays, gifts are the last thing on your mind between sports, quarter projects, and finals. Maybe you had your gifts before Thanksgiving, but you suddenly have a Secret Santa you have to buy for. Have no worries, take at this guide and you’ll find gifts f...

TOP FIVE: Fun things to do over Winter Break

TOP FIVE:  Fun things to do over Winter Break

Chris Olszewski, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

It's winter break! Time to either test your mettle against the freezing Chicago cold and have some fun around town or stay inside with a cup of whatever beverage you prefer and binge watch on Netflix. For those of you in the former group, here are five fun things to do in the Chicago area over winter ...

Wishing you an A&E Christmas

Wishing you an A&E Christmas

Jimmy Nolter and Cameron Yarger
December 16, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

The holidays can be crazy, so hopefully this will relieve some of the pressure.  There are all sorts of gifts out there that you can get your friends, family, or special someone.  Some of those gifts can include, a new album from their favorite band, a new game for their favorite system, or even t...

Ace your finals this year

Ace your finals this year

Rebecca Rusiecki, Editor-in-Chief
December 13, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles

Before we can begin two wonderful weeks off of school, we have to muddle through three days of final exams. There’s no question that these tests can be stressful, whether you are a freshman taking finals for the first time, or an upperclassman getting ready to tackle them once more. But don’t worry!...

MAP: What to do on a Friday night

MAP:  What to do on a Friday night

Catherine Jasionowski, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

We all look forward to Friday night after a week of school. There are plans that you have made or you’re just going to spend the night relaxing. Then there are some of us who have no idea what we are going to do on a Friday night. There are plenty of things to do in the area in which you live. From...

Candy Fix: Chocolate M&M cupcakes for Halloween

Candy Fix:  Chocolate M&M cupcakes for Halloween

Alexia Kingzette, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2013
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Didn't get enough sugar on Halloween?  Looking for a chocolate treat?  Look no further!  This one will use up the rest of the M&M's from your Halloween stash.  Looking or a chocolate treat?  Here is a super simple cupcake recipe that you can still make days after Halloween ends. ...

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