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PopSockets offer a new take on phone design

PopSockets offer a new take on phone design

Carlee Battistoni, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“What’s that?” is the first thing you usually hear from someone if you have a PopSocket. So what is the purpose of them? The little suction-cup-like handle that sticks to the back of the phone and pops out when needed, flattens when unneeded. Handy? Very. It is a gadget designed primarily as a ...

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...

Too hot to be appropriate?

Too hot to be appropriate?

Panipak Bumrungkwaen, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

One of the hardest things to do is wear appropriate clothing to school during summer. Recently, I noticed many complaints about the school dress code from friends and classmates. I know several students who got dress coded or have been told by several teachers that their clothing isn’t appropriate fo...

RB says goodbye to Musil

RB says goodbye to Musil

Shannon Wrzesinski, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As Jill Musil’s final year teaching at Riverside-Brookfield comes to an close, her students reminisce of her kindness and courage. The legacy she has left here is one that will not be forgotten by the lives she has touched. She has made a huge impact on both the students and school itself. Her eff...

Lollapalooza’s 26th anniversary; students reviews on what to expect

Lollapalooza’s 26th anniversary; students reviews on what to expect

Sydney Sandrick and Kenton Baer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Reviews

This summer, August 3-6, Lollapalooza will mark its 26th anniversary in Chicago, Illinois. In 1991, the lead singer of the band “Jane’s Addiction”, Perry Farrell, (hence the historic festival stage “perry’s stage”) had a farewell tour for his band, this was the start of Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza...

Body Positivity: The reasons why Galen loves Kassie

Body Positivity: The reasons why Galen loves Kassie

Galen Alaks, Co Editor-in-Chief
May 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Sometimes introspection can be deceiving. People can have skewed views of reality. However, this is not always the case. Take Kassie Ramirez’s recent article “Body Positivity: I love the way I look”. In this article, (which you should have read, for I’m sure it is as perfect as she who wrote ...

Body Positivity; I love the way I look

Body Positivity; I love the way I look

Kassie Ramirez, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Hi, my name is Kassandra Ramirez and I love the way I look. That may seem conceited, but I am confident with my appearance and who I am. For years and years I wanted to change things about me, my thighs, stomach, arms, and anything else I could visually see. As the years passed and the self hatre...

A Week Without: Meat

A Week Without: Meat

Lexi Soto, Staff Reporter and Group Photographer
April 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Clarion introduced a series of articles where staff members spend a “week without” different things and reflect upon their experiences. This is the third installment.  Nuggets, nuggets, nuggets. That is all I could hear all day, every day. The voices in my head would not leave me alone. It had...

The Rubik’s Cube that is the 2016- 2017 Chicago Bulls

The Rubik’s Cube that is the 2016- 2017 Chicago Bulls

Anthony Landahl, Story Editor
April 20, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Sports, Top Stories

For some of us, Rubik’s Cubes are a challenge that takes a minute to solve and then you complete it. For most of us, it is the hardest puzzle to solve and when we complete just one face of the cube we decide that enough is enough and be done with it. Looking at the 2016-2017 Chicago Bulls, we c...

Field trips: A thing of the past?

Field trips: A thing of the past?

Jillian Dahms and Carlee Battistoni
March 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The world without field trips? More like the world without education. Field trips make learning fun and easy to comprehend. They also help students learn in an enjoyable and interactive way, but here at Riverside Brookfield High School, we are wondering: what ever happened to field trips? Some of the ...

RB welcome to transgender population

RB welcome to transgender population

Logan Montero, Staff Reporter
March 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In 2017, RBHS has become a progressive and tolerant environment for all of its students, especially those in the LGBTQIA+ community. Some who come out as transgender end up being treated differently after they come out. When they were asked if they are public about their identity choices, I received a ...

The evolution of shoes

The evolution of shoes

Armando Marmolejo, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinion

The evolution's of shoes have changed over time. There are many varieties and all different kinds of styles that have been released since the first Jordan sneaker came out in 1985. Sophomore Cesar Padilla and Sophomore Sylvia Garza expressed strong opinions on their shoes. Their first memorable pai...

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