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OktoberFest 2017

OktoberFest 2017

Lydia Shelton and Zoe Lenart

October 12, 2017


Filed under BLOG, Classes, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

People laughing, a circle of dancing, and eating on decorated tables. All of these things would be found Thursday night in the Waukee High School commons. OktoberFest celebrates German culture with active games and activities. In the cafeteria on Thursday October 5th there was german cakes, bratwursts...

Starcatching 101

Starcatching 101

Alena Gamble, Kat Lewallen, Evan Phillips, and Aliya Warth

October 1, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, Showcase, STUDENT LIFE

The Waukee High School fall play takes a different turn from last year’s somber rendition of Dracula. Aiming for a more lighthearted story, this year’s cast is excited for how Peter and the Starcatcher will be perceived.   “It's really fun, it's really imaginative, [and it] is familiar beca...

Waukee Homecoming Court 2017

Waukee Homecoming Court 2017

Felicia Williams

September 27, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, PHOTOS, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Back Row: Joel Hummel, Tyrese Moore, Nathan McDonald, Alexander Zarkowski, Ethan Rose, William Adams Front Row: Paige Oswalt, Miranda Jach, Lauren Wadle, Alayna Verduyn, Elizabeth Pals, Logan Akason

Cameron Wolff’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

Cameron Wolff’s Top Ten Movies of 2016

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

January 8, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase

With the tumultuous events in the United States, from a divisive presidential election to issues of gun violence and discrimination, this year presented a challenge to American filmmakers. I cannot recall any other year that I have seen so many films devoted to social justice, ranging from racism to...

Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review

Star Wars: Rogue One Movie Review

Ethan Adato, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Rogue One is the newest Star Wars movie to keep the growing legions of Star Wars fans happy. The movie takes place before Episode IV and after Episode III. Although it is not part of the official series, the movie fits perfectly into the series to add in additional information and illustrate more of the batt...

Manchester by the Sea Review

Manchester by the Sea Review

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Halfway through Manchester by the Sea, I knew a perfect film unfolded before my eyes. Then, writer-director Kenneth Lonergan unveiled an unexpected revelation to the audience and tears flowed throughout the theater. The film became more than a technical masterpiece to me then. Lonergan crafted one of the ...

Atlanta Season One Review

Atlanta Season One Review

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

December 15, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

There is no greater enigma in entertainment today than Donald Glover. His television show Atlanta, which he wrote and now stars in, cements this status. His varied credentials include a stint as a writer on 30 Rock, a cast member of the cult favorite TV show Community, and a recording career as rapp...

MUSIC WITH DEEZAM

MUSIC WITH DEEZAM

Damion Wallace, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Childish Gambino’s single Me and your Mama Childish Gambino, a.k.a Danny Glover’s, new single Me and Your Mama is a lot different than his prior radio hits. He is taking an entirely new direction with his music. When his latest album Kauai came out, it was clear Childish Gambino was pushing away from hi...

Moonlight

Moonlight

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

 There is a moment in Barry Jenkins’ masterful film Moonlight that exudes such pure emotion that it is almost unbearable to watch. After awkward exchanges and passing remarks in public, the protagonists of the film, Kevin (Andre Holland) and Chiron (Trevante Rhodes), are finally alone. This comes...

Certain Women

Certain Women

Cameron Wolff, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movie Reviews, Showcase

       The stable doors slide aside, and the screeching sound of aging, splintered wood pierce the movement. Jamie (Lily Gladstone), a lonely ranch hand, stares out at the still Montana winter. She is a small silhouette among the horses that pass by her. We see what Jamie sees: a desolate winter f...

Gotham, Season One in Review

Gotham, Season One in Review

Damion Wallace Jr., Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase

Batman is one of the most classic and recognizable superheroes in the DC comic lore, and an often featured character in the world of cinema. Through all eight live action movies, the character has always stayed fresh and interesting, though his motives of justice have remained the same. Although, h...

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Thanksgiving Go-To Recipes with Powell Hauber

Powell Hauber, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under BLOG, ENTERTAINMENT, Showcase, VIDEO

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