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Volunteer to spread some holiday cheer

Volunteer to spread some holiday cheer

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Q&A, Top Stories

Can you feel all that holiday cheer in the air?  Well, it is that time again to prepare for that Thanksgiving dinner with family, see holiday commercials on television, hear familiar jingles on the radio, and start making that perfect wish list.  But, one thing you should not forget to put on your...

What do you do with 40 extra minutes on Thursdays?

Brittany Brewer, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles

Here at RB, students are lucky enough to get an extra 40 minutes to themselves every Thursday morning.  Classes start at 8:40 a.m. instead of the typical 8 a.m. start.  This is otherwise known as "Late Start."  Students have this late start because teachers are meeting with their departments until...

Top 5: Trick-or-Treating Alternatives

Top 5:  Trick-or-Treating Alternatives

Renee Miedlar, Public Relations Editor
October 30, 2012
Filed under Guides, Interactive Media, Lifestyles

If you’re tired of trick-or-treating every year on Halloween, then adopt a new tradition! There are a wide variety of different activities to do with friends and family instead of aimlessly walking around the neighborhood for candy.  Clarion has five different ways to spend your Halloween free from...

More tips for a spooktacular Halloween

More tips for a spooktacular Halloween

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
October 30, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Slideshow

Looking back, we high schoolers looked forward to Halloween as a fun and anticipated holiday.  It was a day when we could be someone else and dress-up in a costume to school, then go trick or treating with our friends and see who could collect the most Halloween candy, and end the night by eating our...

Mock Election, speech writing offer ways to get involved

Mock Election, speech writing offer ways to get involved

Rachael Kluba, Staff Reporter
October 26, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

What can students do who cannot vote, but still want to be involved in the 2012 election? Well, any student can join and become a part of the Mock Election that is going to be taken place here at RB on the day of the election. Students can experience what it feels like to vote and what the process is...

Fall clothing season and the real “senior swag”

Fall clothing season and the real “senior swag”

Brittany Brewer, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

In case you haven’t felt it yet, the crisp fall air has returned and so have fall clothes! So ladies, feel free to pull on those colored jeans that are getting more and more popular and step outside and take it in. Guys, hoodie season is back too so don’t forget your favorite one the next time you...

Jaycee’s Haunted House: a valued Brookfield tradition

Jaycee’s Haunted House: a valued Brookfield tradition

Lauren Grimaldi, Staff Reporter
October 23, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Are you tired of watching scary movies, one after another, looking for something to give you nightmares for the next couple of nights? If so, Jaycee’s Haunted House in Brookfield might be just the thing for you. It recently opened for the public and is guaranteed to terrify you for weeks to come. Attracting...

Go figure: Student Services can actually serve students

Go figure:  Student Services can actually serve students

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
October 16, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

While Senior year can be exciting - being the oldest students on campus and getting ready to graduate - making big decisions about college and life after RB can be a difficult task that involves a great deal of work. In the college application process students can learn a lot about themselves and...

Cooking chili while it’s chilly

Cooking chili while it’s chilly

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia

Last year, we watched some amazing dance moves at the North Riverside Chili Cookoff, but this year our eyes and tastebuds were on the delicious chili itself.  If you did not get a chance to attend the event, come along with reporter Christine Vassos as she meets the RB chefs and surveys the student...

Clarion’s Ultimate Homecoming Map

Clarion’s Ultimate Homecoming Map

Christine Vassos, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2012
Filed under Interactive Media, Lifestyles, Maps, Top Stories

It is that time again and Homecoming is here.  There are many fun and exciting activities happening for Homecoming, like Spirit Week, Powder Puff,  RB's Got Talent, the pep assembly, the Homecoming football game, and of course the Homecoming dance. The theme for the homecoming dance this year...

Pretty as a picture: Homecoming dress shopping guide

Pretty as a picture:  Homecoming dress shopping guide

Taylor Owen, Lifestyles Editor
September 27, 2012
Filed under Guides, Interactive Media, Lifestyles, Top Stories

Buying a Homecoming dress is no easy task with so many styles, brands, and prices to choose from.  Lifestyles Editor Taylor Owen takes you on a photo walkthrough of some basic do's and dont's.  Keep your pencils handy!

Mural painting carries on the spirit of a neverending summer

Mural painting carries on the spirit of a neverending summer

Rachael Kluba, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2012
Filed under Lifestyles, Multimedia, Top Stories

Every Thursday until Homecoming, the Student Association has been gathering in the math hall to paint murals for the dance.  With this year's theme being Neverending Summer, the school is getting ready to be thrown into a beach atmosphere. SA Executive Board member Emma Veon said, "[This year's mural...

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