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Caitlyn Vandevelde

Caitlyn Vandevelde is a senior at Neuqua Valley High School.

Stay Tuned – A universal language

This past June, I was lucky enough to find myself in Africa with an incredible crew of people from Global Rescue Project, an organization...

Stay Tuned – Review: ‘Harry Styles’

When your taste in music is identical to your 50-something year old father’s, you catch yourself scoffing at the heavily-produced songs on the radio...

Stay Tuned – Create yourself, not an ‘aesthetic’

For those of you who don’t know, an aesthetic, as defined by Google, is “a set of principles underlying and guiding the work of...

Stay Tuned – Childish Gambino’s Funk Odyssey

The first time I heard “Boogie Shoes” by KC and the Sunshine Band, I was so confused and oh, so, intrigued. I wasn’t use...

Stay Tuned – The K-pop phenomenon

For the past few months, I’ve been haunted by an abbreviation. It follows me through the halls at school. It dominates my feed whenever...

Stay Tuned – Desert trip

I have my father’s taste in music. Music has always been ours. It has connected us, bonded us in ways that sports and politics...

Stay Tuned – Music alleviates pain

During my weekly perusal of the record stands at Half Price Books, I picked up a copy of the Who’s 1969 rock opera, Tommy,...

Stay Tuned – Spirit of ‘Make Music Naperville’

After July’s Lollapalooza lunacy, it was a nice palette-cleanser to witness Naperville’s millennials take the stage rather than rush it. Make Music Naperville, a...

Stay Tuned – Get to know another teen columnist

My mother insists that I was born in the wrong decade. Maybe it’s because The Graduate is my favorite movie or the fact that...

Thursday night concerts encompass sense of community in Central Park

Above / At 7:30PM Thurs., June 30, 2016, the Naperville Municipal Band will perform its fourth concert of the season with a tribute to...