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‘Fangirl’ gives fiction ‘a life of its own’

‘Fangirl’ gives fiction ‘a life of its own’

Kathryn Tenbarge

January 30, 2014


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   Rainbow Rowell would probably identity as a bit of nerd. She’s an amazing author, as shown by her multiple best-selling books (including the fantastic “Eleanor and Park,” which gained a lot of attention this year), she has a loving family, and she’s a nerd.   But as she illustrates in her no...

How to pick an adaptation

How to pick an adaptation

Kathryn Tenbarge

January 30, 2014


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Back to the writing board

Back to the writing board

Kathryn Tenbarge

January 24, 2014


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   From the outside, “Doctor Who” seems like a normal T.V. show. Sure, it has over 700 episodes, but that’s it, right? Wrong. Not unlike the TARDIS itself, the Whoniverse is bigger on the inside.   There are radio stations, T.V. spinoffs, novels, short stories, comic books, and more.   I...

Animal guide begs for compassion

Animal guide begs for compassion

Kathryn Tenbarge

January 15, 2014


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  Rory Freedman does not shy from controversy. The outspoken animal rights activist is the author of “Skinny B----” and other opinionated guides to veganism.   Her newest piece, “Beg,” combines humor, loving anecdotes, and cold, hard realities in a desperate plea for the welfare of animals...

Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Zoe Schlosser

December 20, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sycamore Style Guide

   As some of you fashion gurus, and even you holiday connoisseurs, may know a very unlikely article of clothing has made its way to the top for this holiday season!  What is it you ask? Well it is, surprisingly, the Christmas sweater. More specifically…the uglyChristmas sweater.   In more recent years, “Ugly Chr...

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Zoe Schlosser

December 13, 2013


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‘Tis the season lovely readers! ‘Tis the season for what you may ask? Well, let’s think…colder weather, longer nights, leaves are falling…that sounds a lot like fall to me! Which can also be viewed as non other than sweater weather. Here are some pieces of fall’shion that are here to ins...

‘Shadow and Bone’ filled to brim with potential

‘Shadow and Bone’ filled to brim with potential

Kathryn Tenbarge

November 30, 2013


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When opening a book, the first few pages can tell you a lot about the content you are about to be reading. For instance, if there’s a map of a complex fantasy world, you know it is going to be complicated, at times confusing, and very well thought out. So the beginning of “Shadow and Bone” by...

How to celebrate ‘Catching Fire’ without being a tribute

How to celebrate ‘Catching Fire’ without being a tribute

Kathryn Tenbarge

November 21, 2013


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   The premiere for the long-awaited sequel is finally upon us. If you are up to commemorate the event without being reaped as a tribute, here are three easy ways to show your District 12 (or 1, or 2, or 3…) pride. Get ready to host your own “Catching Fire” premiere party! 1. Dress up.  ...

Fashionably Grateful

Fashionably Grateful

Zoe Schlosser

November 20, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Sycamore Style Guide

As the end of November is nearing and Thanksgiving is coming up, it is hard to believe how fast this year has gone by! So many things in life rush by each and every day it is sometimes hard to take a moment to sit back, and take a look around at all the beauty that is around us.    There are so many things t...

The Sycamore Style Guide

Zoe Schlosser

October 29, 2013


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Welcome Sycamore students! This is the exclusive fashion and style blog of the Sycamore Aviators. Here you'll receive coverage on the latest trends to hit the hallways of Sycamore High School       Meet your fashion bloggers: We look forward to letting ...

Happening Hairstyles

Happening Hairstyles

Zoe Schlosser

October 13, 2013


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   Happy autumn fashion-forward followers! It’s clear that the perfect clothing match to chilly weather and seasonal celebrations is something that keeps us warm, cozy, and the icon of fall fashion – but what exactly is the perfect match when it comes to hairstyles?    Braids. Wavy hair.   ...

Wrapped Up in Plaid

Wrapped Up in Plaid

Zoe Schlosser

October 13, 2013


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   Plaid: the fashion symbol of the 90s. When we think of plaid we think of chic punk with a rock and roll edge. Those daring to rock plaid also rock a sense of confidence, making a powerful clothing statement.    There’s no doubt that plaid has traveled from the past and made its way to presen...

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