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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...

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...

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...

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...

The Because I’m A Girl Podcast Episode 1: Feminine stereotypes and makeup with special guest Nick Rogoz

The Because I’m A Girl Podcast Episode 1: Feminine stereotypes and makeup with special guest Nick Rogoz

Anthony Landahl, Clarion Podcast Producer and Story Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Interactive Media, Multimedia, Top Stories

In this episode, Destiny, Christina and Keeley talk about feminine stereotypes according to the internet and explain makeup to special guest and editor-in-chief Nick Rogoz. Nick even gets a makeover! In this episode, Destiny, Christina and Keeley talk about feminine stereotypes as according to the int...

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 ...

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...

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...

Fundraising: Get Selling!

Fundraising: Get Selling!

Nicolette O'Keefe, Madelyn Jones, Chynna Simon, and Alexandria Welsh
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

One of the hardest things to do in regards to fundraising is getting the group’s motivation to start selling products. Coaches and sponsors work hard to get their students interested in raising funds by encouraging team pride with spirit wear, offering incentives, and raising interest in helping their...

NBA Talk Podcast Episode 1: All NBA Teams and Regular Season Awards Debate and NBA Finals Predictions

NBA Talk Podcast Episode 1: All NBA Teams and Regular Season Awards Debate and NBA Finals Predictions

Anthony Landahl, Story Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Interactive Media, Multimedia, Sports, Top Stories

Kyle Platt and Manny Ardon discuss the NBA and the potential All NBA Teams, the regular season awards (including the MVP!) and their picks for the NBA Finals! Leave a comment or suggestion below.

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...

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