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Kate Alvarado

Kate Alvarado, Editor in Chief

Kate Alvarado is the Co-Editor in Chief of the Voice during her 3rd year on staff. In her free time, Kate enjoys debating film theories with her brother, watching true crime videos with her sister, and drinking boba with her friends. Kate is also a 3rd-year choreographer for Orchesis and was newly promoted to "the fun aunt".

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Boy meets boy. Boys become friends. Boys fall in love.

A heart-stopping summer rom-com for the girls, gays, and theys

Netflix original adaptation of the graphic novel series, “Heartstopper,” is everything fans wanted and more
By Kate Alvarado
April 27, 2022

Alice Oseman’s graphic novel series “Heartstopper” has had the bookish side of TikTok and YouTube in a frenzy since it was published in the spring...

Mitski features herself in the album art of “Laurel Hell.”

Words worth a two year wait

Indie alternative artist Mitski returns from a hiatus with “Laurel Hell”
By Kate Alvarado
February 7, 2022

Japanese American artist Mitski has been on the rise since her 2018 album “Be the Cowboy” made waves in the indie alternative music scene. If the...

The varsity team celebrates their landslide victory against Prairie Ridge

Bouncing into Brilliance

Huntley’s girls varsity basketball team wins the first game of the season with a 15-point lead
By Kate Alvarado
December 3, 2021

Walking onto the court, senior Nicole Flaherty prepared to kick off her last conference season on Huntley’s varsity girls basketball team. With the bright,...

Despite household names like Megan Fox and Debby Ryan, “Night Teeth” falls into the ranks of forgettable, one-time-watch Netflix Original movies

“Night Teeth” misses the mark in its attempt to bring back vampires this Halloween

Vampires go from angsty teen dramas to an action-packed gangster movie in the latest wave of supernatural film
By Kate Alvarado
October 22, 2021

Secret societies, bloodied white fangs, and forbidden vampire-human relationships are the must-have pillars to any vampire movie in the post “Twilight”...

Olivia Rodrigo makes history with debut album SOUR

Olivia Rodrigo makes history with debut album “SOUR”

By Kate Alvarado
May 28, 2021

Disney channel actress Olivia Rodrigo shocked the world with her debut single “drivers license.” Previously known for her role of Nini in “High School...

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Chaos Walking Review

By Kate Alvarado
March 7, 2021

This past Friday on March 5, the “unreleasable” film “Chaos Walking” was finally featured in theaters. Despite the unknown causes for the many...

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First Week of Hybrid Recap

By Kate Alvarado
February 3, 2021

The week of Jan. 25, District 158 transitioned into its long-awaited hybrid learning model. Having rolled out this plan early first semester, the shift...

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Varsity goalie Ethan Kornas aims for college offers

By Kate Alvarado
November 9, 2020

Varsity goalkeeper Ethan Kornas stood in the goal box, watching as the seconds on the scoreboard ticked away. In the past, Huntley’s boys varsity soccer...

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TikTok: the heart of a generation

By Kate Alvarado
October 2, 2020

Short length video apps, such as Vine and, have proven to be popular among Millennials, Generation Z, and Generation Alpha, but none have taken...

The BOE holds their first virtual meeting

The BOE holds their first virtual meeting

By Kate Alvarado
April 19, 2020

On Thursday, April 16, the Board of Education held its first virtual meeting via Zoom. While navigating technical difficulties, they were able to discuss...

Speech Team strives for success at Regionals

Speech Team strives for success at Regionals

By Kate Alvarado
February 10, 2020

This Saturday on the 8th, Huntley’s Speech Team held Speech Regionals where we took 3rd place overall and will be moving onto sectionals in 13 different...

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“Atypical” season three provides a realistic, thoughtful view of autism

By Kate Alvarado
November 5, 2019

With so many shows available on Netflix, it can be hard to know what to watch. "Atypical" is a Netflix Original series that follows Sam Gardner, a boy...

Senior night leads to victory against Hampshire

Senior night leads to victory against Hampshire

By Kate Alvarado
October 11, 2019

Walking onto the field, senior Josh Guyer is determined to make this game one of his best. It was senior night, a night to recognize and appreciate those...

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