Northmen News

Hesman explains nature of policies, gives advice

Hesman explains nature of policies, gives advice

March 6, 2013
Filed under Features, News

By: Aggie Rieger and Madisson Stanley "All faculty members of the North Kansas City School District are responsible for knowing the district’s policies," said principal Joe Hesman. According to Hesman the 2012-2013 school year marked a change in the way faculty members learn about district polic...

Local artist develops dream

Local artist develops dream

November 15, 2012
Filed under Opinion

By: Madisson Stanley 19-year-old Kansas City native Trey McIntire makes music in his Missouri State University dorm and compares himself to a confused Ernest Greene with a love for trap beats. The college sophomore has been releasing snippets on his SoundCloud account and demonstrates the makings of a future producer possessing rare ...

Check It Out: Garden collection goes green

Check It Out: Garden collection goes green

May 22, 2012
Filed under Opinion

  Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley I know H&M is nothing new to my lovely readers, but they’ve been making some impressive decisions since their Versace collection hit stores in the winter. Just a few weeks ago I had been watching E! And saw a promo for some swanky red carpet event and an actress I’d never seen before had claimed to be wearing an H&M Garden Collection couture dress a...

Check It Out: Make-up can be tricky

April 19, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley Lately, I have been struggling with beauty products. Usually I would be filling all of you fashionistas in on what’s new in our area for you to get your hands on. But I think beauty products are what can perfect an entire look. Every woman uses make up whether they...

Check It Out: Kardashian Kollection Denim VS. Levi’s Curve ID Collection

Check It Out: Kardashian Kollection Denim VS. Levi’s Curve ID Collection

April 19, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion blog by: Madisson Stanley  My very first blog post for this website was covering the much anticipated Kardashian Kollection hitting Sears stores everywhere. But the sisters are back again adding a new edition to their collection-their very own denim line. This line offers three different designs, The Kim, The Kourtney and The ...

Check it out: Five reasons why we need to stop being afraid of online shopping

March 1, 2012
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley Now that the weather is sort of a buzz kill being chilly, and the only shopping in our area is outdoor malls; online starts looking like the best alternative. So instead of bundling up and grabbing that coffee to brace yourself for a grueling day of searching for cl...

Check It Out: Why ‘Wet Seal’ is a wet blanket

Check It Out: Why 'Wet Seal' is a wet blanket

January 17, 2012
Filed under Opinion

Fashion Blog By: Madisson Stanley In my opinion, there are at least five different stores I would’ve chose to replace Abercrombie and Fitch in Zona Rosa just off the top of my head. But instead, the store made popular in the early 90s made a comeback and I wouldn’t be doing my job if I didn’t tell you what this means to us as s...

Check It Out: Dear Material Girl, why aren’t we a part of your ‘Material World’?

Check It Out: Dear Material Girl, why aren’t we a part of your ‘Material World’?

December 14, 2011
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion blog by: Madisson Stanley The Material Girl Collection was created by Lourdes ‘Lola’ Leon and her mother Madonna and was launched Aug. 3, 2010. Material was to be designed for and distributed to all Macy’s department stores. To give a number, 75 stores were signed off to have shops installed or ‘...

Check It Out: H&M meets the Plaza; Versace meets H&M

Check It Out: H&M meets the Plaza; Versace meets H&M

November 11, 2011
Filed under Features, Opinion

  Fashion Blog by: Madisson Stanley It seems to me that fashion is right on schedule this year; forget being ‘fashionably’ late.  The Country Club Plaza has always kept up with high-end boutiques like Armani Exchange, Betsey Johnson, Coach, Michael Kors, and even a Tiffany & Co. So the new 2...

Kardashian Kollection shipped to Kansas City

Kardashian Kollection shipped to Kansas City

October 21, 2011
Filed under Features, Opinion

Fashion blog and photos by: Madisson Stanley Hello Everyone; I have more wonderful and local fashion news for you all. As most of us know, Antioch Center has been kind of a ghost town for a couple years now, but our Sears has somehow stayed strong through it all, and boy, am I thankful. The beginning of August is a h...

Check it out: Missoni does Target

Check it out: Missoni does Target

September 26, 2011
Filed under Opinion

By: Madisson Stanley Fashion Blog Hello, my Oak Park Fashionistas! As you might have already known, the famous Italian fashion house Missoni has recently signed a contract to design for Target’s fall collection. Which for a label junkie like myself is a very big deal. It’s not very often that...