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What to Watch: The Big Lebowski

May 5, 2017

  his movie is weird. Like, really weird. I have seen my share of movies, many of which are weird, but this one is utterly bizarre. Never have...

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What to Watch: Aliens

March 24, 2017

“Game over man, game over!” Yes, if you have seen this wonderful film you know the line by heart. While entirely relevant to the film’s plot, both...

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What to Watch: Office Space

February 20, 2017

  orking a nine-to-five job sucks. Having a lousy boss sucks. Having a boring job sucks. Working just sucks in general. In a world of insane amounts...

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What to Watch: Reservoir Dogs

January 25, 2017

Who’s a tough guy?” Boy, your guess would be as good as mine if you heard the noises Mr. Orange was making after he was gut shot. Oh, and it’s a...

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2017 Electives Fair

January 13, 2017

With Link Crew leading freshman advisory classes into the centeral gym, the noise level began to gradually rise. Eventually, a roar filled the downstairs...

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Huntley girls basketball wounds the Warriors

December 20, 2016

As the temperature dropped outside, the Red Raiders turned up the heat versus the McHenry Warriors.  Within the first 10 seconds of the game, the ball...

What to Watch: Tommy Boy

December 1, 2016

Fat guy in a little coat.” “Fat guy in a little coat.” That’s right, there is a fat guy in a little coat, and that “fat guy” is the hysterical...

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What to Watch: American Beauty

October 27, 2016

You’re 40. You’re married and have kids who hate you. You’re about 20 pounds heavier than when you graduated from college. You’re balding and...

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What to Watch: The Shawshank Redemption

September 21, 2016

he new school year has just begun and that means back to prison, at least in my opinion. Amidst the new faces, new classes and the same insanely crowded...

Huntleys Furry Friends

Huntley’s Furry Friends

September 20, 2016

hether they were small, big or soft or furry, Huntley’s four-legged friends came out to Deicke Park for an afternoon of fun, with events such as a...

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What to Watch: Lost in Translation

June 1, 2016

leep. Most of us get some, while others do not. I am one of those who do not get sleep, and it wears on life pretty heavily. For those who can relate,...

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What to Watch: ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ provides viewers with nostalgia

April 18, 2016

igh school. A time of immense annoyance, stressful classes, pretentious groups, and obnoxious trends. High school. The most annoying and confusing days...

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What to Watch: ‘Clerks’ remains a one-of-a-kind independent film

March 13, 2016

outh. The time in all of our lives we all look back on. We party, laugh, love, and all around live. Many of our memories come from our youth, mainly our...

Eight grade course selection night welcomes biggest class to HHS

Eight grade course selection night welcomes biggest class to HHS

March 1, 2016

s the cold February night settled, dozens of eigth grade students and their families headed inside HHS to be greeted by Principal Scott Rowe and Assistant...

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What to Watch: Top Five Soundtracks in Film History

February 22, 2016

n films, everything is important. From the cast, the quality of the acting, the sets and location, including camera angles and lighting. But one addition,...

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‘Kung Fu Panda 3’ remains a film for all

February 2, 2016

he large, fluffy, and comical Po is back in the third installment of the "Kung Fu Panda" franchise. Being the third film in the series, one would think...

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What to Watch: ‘Drive’ provides a unique experience

January 21, 2016

ince the 1940s, Los Angeles and the southern California area have been the focus of more than one hundred films, both good and absolutely deplorable. Because...

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Santa Comes to Huntley

December 7, 2015

t may not look like it, with the lack of snow and mild weather, but Christmas is rapidly approaching in Huntley and across the US. In a matter of three...

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What to Watch: ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’ show an unforgettable friendship

November 30, 2015

hanksgiving. A lovely time in America when we all can eat like starved animals without criticism. We all end up plumper than the turkey we just devoured...

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The Force is Strong with Huntley

November 22, 2015

very child’s dream came true at the Huntley Public Library on a rather snowy and cold November night. The entire library was decked from wall to floor...

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‘The Thing’ proves to be a Halloween masterpiece

October 27, 2015

alloween is upon us, with cheesy costumes, mountains of sugar filled, tooth destroying candy and dopey “horror” movies that emphasize on lame gags...

Local bands perform popular movie renditions at competition

Local bands perform popular movie renditions at competition

October 11, 2015

n an usually warm October day, the Marengo Settler’s Day Band Competition opened with tunes every adult and child knows by heart. John Williams’...

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What to Watch: ‘Almost Famous’

September 30, 2015

 You would not be wrong if you said that this particular era shaped not only the United States, but the entire globe. Among the madness that was the...

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Construction in Huntley square brings new changes

May 21, 2015

untley has rapidly been growing since the early 2000s. A town that once was mainly farms and fields, has now became a home for over 24,000 people and has...

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What to Watch: “Pulp Fiction” provides many twists and turns

May 12, 2015

oday, we see boring films with lifeless characters and flat story plots. But in 1994, legendary director Quentin Tarantino gave us the unique and fantastic...

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“The Avengers: Age of Ultron” proves to please many fans

May 4, 2015

n 2012, theaters across the globe were filled to the brim with Marvel fans, moviegoers and critics alike. They were stupefied by the dazzling CGI, loud...

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What to Watch: “Goodfellas” shows the brutality of Americas most feared gang

April 20, 2015

ne of the most fascinating aspect of the United States is its crime. From squabbling small-town gangs to to the brutality of the Bloods and Crips and the...

Oddest Residents of Huntley

Oddest Residents of Huntley

March 14, 2015

When someone says Huntley, your first thought is of the endless of fields of corn that surround the many neighborhoods in the town. But sophomore Dakota...

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What to watch: “Good Morning Vietnam” transports viewers to the ’60s

March 8, 2015

he 1960s. America saw the election, and assassination, of the nation’s youngest president. Martin Luther King Jr. won African-American’s their rights....

Proof starts and ends with a bang

“Proof” starts and ends with a bang

February 22, 2015

he lights dimmed and the voices of the crowd fell to a murmur as the performers took to the stage. Applause filled the auditorium as the show began. The...

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‘Blade Runner’ still captivates fans

February 17, 2015

t may seem far fetched, but the idea of human-like robots has been a dream for mankind for almost sixty years. But the idea of murderous, uncontrollable...

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What To Watch: Boiler Room

January 26, 2015

he stocks of New York City’s famous and infamous Wall Street are a playground for those who have the means to gamble on fluctuating stocks. It is also...

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Movie Review: American Sniper

January 20, 2015

rowing up in America, everybody has a sense of love and pride for their country. Many say that they are patriots, and  they are willing to bleed and die...

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What To Watch: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

December 7, 2014

is the season for spending time with family, caroling, gift-giving and putting up massive amounts of Christmas lights on top of your house and making it...

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What To Watch: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I”

November 24, 2014

n the wake of ending of Catching Fire, our hero Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) struggles with the disappearance of close friend Peeta Mellark (Josh...

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What to Watch: “Casablanca”

November 13, 2014

t is 1941. Adolf hitler has marched into Poland and declared the second World War on the entire western world. The Russians fend against the Third Reich’s...

Raiders varsity soccer become regional champions

Raiders varsity soccer become regional champions

October 27, 2014

he cool October breeze settled upon the field as the Huntley’s boy’s varsity soccer readies themselves to play IHSA Regionals against Rockford’s...

Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry OConnell in Stand By Me.

What to Watch: “Stand By Me”

October 3, 2014

rowing up is never easy, but realizing the friends we have now may part from us is a world of its own. "Stand By Me" (1986) is a testimony to that...

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