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WINGSPAN

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WINGSPAN

The student news site of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas

WINGSPAN

Aden McClune

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter

Aden McClune is a senior entering his fourth year at Wingspan. In his spare time, he plays the guitar, reads, and listens to music. After high school, he is hoping to study abroad in the United Kingdom and pursue a career in the social sciences, with a focus on clinical psychology. He loves classical literature and hopes to read more this year.

 

You can contact Aden here:

 

aden.mcclune.261@k12.friscoisd.org

All content by Aden McClune
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: celebrity culture

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: union organizing

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: the forgotten war

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 29, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: how I research

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 15, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: the real polluters

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: gross inequality

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 24, 2022
Staff reporter Aden McClune shares his perspective on various issues in his weekly column, Random Thoughts.

Random Thoughts: worth of obscurity

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2021
Staff Reporter Aden McClune offers up his take on the recent Facebook outage.

Moment of peace

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 5, 2021
Mass media in the manmade world

Mass media in the manmade world

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2021
A comedians legacy

A comedian’s legacy

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 15, 2021
Rock is dead

Rock is dead

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
August 30, 2021
Staff reporter Faith Brocke expresses her emotions and experiences in her column, Facets of Faith.

[Photo] Faith Brocke

August 24, 2021
Bad Ideas (no longer updated)

Bad Ideas (no longer updated)

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2021
The Taliban’s swift coup of the Afghan government was imminent. A conflict that had been brewing for decades finally resulted in the fall of the Afghan government resulting in many families effected including ones on campus.

End to endless wars

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
August 23, 2021
There are a lot of conspiracy theories regarding Princess Dianas untimely death in the summer of 1997. One claim is that Prince Charles had her killed so he could marry another woman, and another is that Prince Phillip wanted her dead. 

Death of Princess Diana

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
May 4, 2021
Many theories are still circulated about the mysterious circumstances of Tupac Shakurs death. From hiding out in Cuba with his aunt, to a full-scale documentary being made about his life in New Mexico with Navajo natives, seemingly everyone has seen Tupac. 

Tupac, dead or alive

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2021
Yale’s Skull and Bones Tomb, the headquarters, is located on the universitys campus in New Haven, CT. It is arguably one of the most well-known, discussed, and detested secret societies.

Yale’s Skull and Bones

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2021
Flying into or out of Denver International Airport could be a launching point for certain conspiracy theories. But are any of them real? Thats for you to decide.

Denver International Airport

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 22, 2021
Former CIA Director William Colby (right) talks with former Deputy Assistant for National Security Affairs Brent Scowcrof (middle) and former Vice President Nelson A. Rockefeller (left) about the Vietnam War during a break from a meeting of the National Security Council on April 24, 1975.

William Colby

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2021
How the large monolith-like structure on Mars’ moon, Phobos, was formed has led to many different theories, but perhaps nobody will ever know the truth.

Phobos

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2021
The site of the Ruby Ridge incident of Aug. 1992.

Ruby Ridge

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2021
Some people know of Augusto Pincochet, and his military dictatorship that killed and tortured thousands in Chile, but many do not know that he was only a small part in right-wing dictatorships in South America propped up by the U.S. government and the CIA.

Operation Condor

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2021
The National Student Organization was exposed in the Ramparts magazine in 1967 for having money funneled to them by the CIA for festivals and other events. Massive amounts of propaganda was made  using the average American student. This was blown open in 1977 when journalists Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward exposed the Watergate scandal in 1974.

Operation Mockingbird

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021
Nevada State Route 375, or the Extraterrestrial Highway, stretches across south-central Nevada and is near Area 51, also home to many suspected extraterrestrial activity.

Area 51

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2021
With former U.S Surgeon General Thomas Parran Jr.s permission, the U.S Department of Health purposefully injected people with syphilis in Guatemala. They also targeted Black men in Tuskegee, AL, telling them they were selected for free medical care, but Parran and the U.S. were actually leaving these mens syphilis untreated as a part of an experiment without their consent. According to the NY Times, 28 to 100 people died in Tuskegee,  and at least 83 people died in Guatemala.

U.S. human experimentation

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 19, 2021
In this weeks Conspiracies and You, staff reporter Aden McClune talks about Bohemian Grove.

Bohemian Grove

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2021
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about chemtrails.

Chemtrails

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about the Gulf of Tonkin incident.

Gulf of Tonkin incident

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 8, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune writes about the mysterious Georgia Guidestones. Four 16 foot tall granite slabs in Elbert County, GA, the Georgia Guidestones were commissioned in 1977 by a “Richard C. Christian” (a pseudonym) and, like most subjects covered in this blog, their true purpose may never be known.

The Georgia Guidestones

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune describes the idea of a Great Reset, a conspiracy about rethinking capitalism.

The Great Reset

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2020
This week staff reporter Aden McClune discusses the theories behind 5G network.

The price of 5G

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2020
Operation Northwoods

Operation Northwoods

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020
This one is ridiculous, and probably half the people that “believe” are hopefully just contrarians, or it’s satire. But yes, haven’t you heard? Space is fake and the Earth is flat. Some with PHDs in pseudo-science still live in the Dark ages.

Flat earth

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2020
In the third part of his series on the New World, staff reporter Aden McClune discusses the existence of super-states.

New World Order pt. III

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 27, 2020
In a follow up to last weeks blog, staff reporter Aden McClune further discusses the New World order, also known as the Illuminati.

New World Order pt. II

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 20, 2020
New world order

New world order

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 14, 2020
In this weeks blog Aden McClune discusses organ harvesting and DNA splicing.

Human harvesting and DNA splicing

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 6, 2020
Project MK Ultra is the name for a series of mind control experiments conducted by the CIA.

Project MK Ultra

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 29, 2020
Nazis and the Occult

Nazis and the Occult

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2020
Celebrities are often the center of many conspiracy theories. In this weeks blog, Aden McClune discusses one about John McCartney.

Paul is dead

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 15, 2020
There are many conspiracies surrounding the assassination of president John F. Kennedy. In this weeks blog, Aden McClune discusses some.

The JFK Assassination

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 8, 2020
Many people, from many different generations believe for one reason or another that the 1969 moon landing was fake. But how fake? And what does fake actually mean?

The Moon Landing

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
September 8, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Doom Eternal

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
April 17, 2020
The boys golf team takes the course on Friday in the Bearcat Brawl. The team is hoping to use this tournament as a way to swing back into things after snow and ice delays.

Featured Athlete: Jack Day

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 24, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: quarantine

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
March 19, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Ordinary Man

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 27, 2020
One of four sophomores on the girls varsity team, Ashley Anderson plays as a guard. Ahead of Tuesdays playoff game against Centennial, Anderson believes the young Redhawk team has what it takes to defeat the Titans.

Featured Athlete: Ashley Anderson

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 25, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Dracula

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 20, 2020
Allison Zhang

Allison Zhang

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 19, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Black Sabbath

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 13, 2020
Standing up during training in class, senior Daley Burkett is coming off of a first place finish in the district tournament last week. Now preparing for Regionals, Daley credits wrestling with shaping her into the person she is today.

Featured Athlete: Daley Burkett

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 11, 2020
Featured Athlete: Tristan Seales

Featured Athlete: Tristan Seales

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
February 4, 2020
Sophomore Kennedy Clountz runs the ball down the field toward. Already in a verbal commitment to play for TCU, Clountz doesnt on plan stopping the sport anytime soon.

Featured Athlete: Kennedy Clountz

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Terry Jones

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 23, 2020
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: The Witcher

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 9, 2020
Dribbling the ball at a game against the Wakeland Wolverines, junior Jonathan Siv prepares to make a pass. Playing since he was a toddler, Siv still loves the team element of the sport.

Featured Athlete: Jonathan Siv

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
January 7, 2020
Featured Athlete: Connor Leach

Featured Athlete: Connor Leach

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 17, 2019
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Youtube Rewind

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2019
Featured Athlete: Megan Weidenbach

Featured Athlete: Megan Weidenbach

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2019
Connor Burk

Connor Burk

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
December 4, 2019
At the end of a stroke, senior Jainam Manot takes a breath while competing in the Boys 100 Yard Butterfly at a meet on Nov. 14. Now in his fourth year of swimming as a Redhawk, Manot initially joined the sport because of his mother.

Featured Athlete: Jainam Manot

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2019
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Citadel

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2019
Hanl Brown

Hanl Brown

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2019
Senior Emily Nickell serves in a match against Frisco.  Nickell believes close connections between players are a big asset for the team as volleyball prepares for its second playoff game.

Featured Athlete: Emily Nickell

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
November 5, 2019
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: The Outer Worlds

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 31, 2019
Participating on the Redhawk Cross Country team for the last four years, senior Luke Small appreciates the sport for it is something he can look forward to in the morning.

Featured Athlete: Luke Small

Aden Mcclune, Staff Reporter
October 22, 2019
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Joker

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 17, 2019
From celebrities to fashion trends, sophomore Aden McClune discusses his latest obsession in his weekly podcast.

My Latest Obsession: Abbey Road

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter
October 3, 2019
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