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I write a lot. Some of the things I've written have been published. Click on the links below to read copies of my previously published written works.

Published by the Daily Journal

Articles by Aryana published by the Daily Journal


The Foxies are authentic, glitter, punk rock | July 20, 2019

The Foxies are authentic, glitter, punk rock
July 20, 2019

Click to read: See The Foxies perform at MSMF at the Hill Stage on July 27. (Links to an external website.)

Life is a highway | July 13, 2019

Life is a highway
July 13, 2019

Click to read: A former Kankakee man is on a journey to reject the status quo and live life on the road. (Links to an external website.)

Put yourself first at Core Fitness | May 18, 2019

Put yourself first at Core Fitness
May 18, 2019

Click to read: A new gym for women opened April 8 inside The Majestic in downtown Kankakee. (Links to an external website.)

Art finds a home at The Square on Second | May 8, 2019

Art finds a home at The Square on Second
May 8, 2019

Click to read: Birdhouses painted by MHS art students will be displayed at The Square on Second throughout summer. (Links to an external website.)

Aryana Adkanian: Five years of vegetarianism | February 12, 2019

Aryana Adkanian: Five years of vegetarianism
February 12, 2019

Click to read: I used to think I could never pass up chicken wings or a good cheeseburger. (Links to an external website.)

Black history exhibit showcases national heroes and local roots | February 2, 2019

Black history exhibit showcases national heroes and local roots
February 2, 2019

Click to read: Dr. Leonard Porter’s exhibit in Kankakee is open for Black History Month. (Links to an external website.)

Two friends and a camera | January 26, 2019

Two friends and a camera
January 26, 2019

Click to read: BBCHS graduate Brandon Mandenhall is a metal rocker living in LA, and now the star of his own documentary. (Links to an external website.)

Nashville rock rolls back to The Looney Bin | November 21, 2018

Nashville rock rolls back to The Looney Bin
November 21, 2018

Click to read: Naked Gypsy Queens return to Kankakee County on Saturday. (Links to an external website.)

“I like to capture times”: Manteno High School student shows photography at Two Whisks Bakery | November 3, 2018

“I like to capture times”: Manteno High School student shows photography at Two Whisks Bakery
November 3, 2018

Click to read: A few of Colin Bohula’s photographs will be on display at Two Whisks Bakery in Manteno during November. (Links to an external website.)

Limelight Theatre Works wants you to "shiver with antici…pation" | October 20, 2018

Limelight Theatre Works wants you to "shiver with antici…pation"
October 20, 2018

Click to read: Limelight would like to “take you on a strange journey” at The Majestic Theatre next weekend. (Links to an external website.)

Bourbonnais man bares his soul in debut art exhibition | October 17, 2018

Bourbonnais man bares his soul in debut art exhibition
October 17, 2018

Click to read: “Art of my Soul” is the first art exhibit at the Yellow Elephant Gallery to overtake all four walls of the space. (Links to an external website.)

“Cold flat featureless boxes” made into art at new exhibit | September 1, 2018

“Cold flat featureless boxes” made into art at new exhibit
September 1, 2018

Click to read: Two new artists are featured at the Gretchen Charlton Gallery. (Links to an external website.)

A Bonfield man is fighting wildfires 1,000 miles away from home | August 11, 2018

A Bonfield man is fighting wildfires 1,000 miles away from home
August 11, 2018

Click to read: A 24-year-old Herscher graduate is fighting fires in Utah. (Links to an external website.)


Daily Journal news articles | May 2018 - November 2019

Daily Journal news articles
May 2018 - November 2019

Click to read: All other news stories, film reviews and other articles published in the Daily Journal newspaper in Kankakee, Illinois. (Links to an external website.)

Published by Governors State University

Poems published in Governors State University's Reconstructed journal'


I didn't look | 2017

I didn't look
2017

Click to read: This poem was written in 2016, and was then published in the 2016-2017 issue of Reconstructed, Governors State University's journal of arts and literature.

The Stained Red Road | 2015

The Stained Red Road
2015

Click to read: This poem was written in 2014, originally as an assignment for a creative writing class. "The Stained Red Road" was then published in the Fall 2015 issue of Reconstructed, Governors State University's journal of arts and literature.