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Fear for our Future

Fear for our Future

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

November 22, 2019

     Robots are now part of society. like it or not, they are not science fiction anymore. This invention brings out emotions to the public like confusion, admiration, and terror. Robots are supposed to make people’s lives easier and safer, but how can one trust them and not believe they want ...

Iraq Protests

Iraq Protests

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

October 30, 2019

FED UP. Fed up with years of corruption, unemployment and a lack of basic services, thousands of Iraqis are taking to the streets to protest for better living conditions and a better future. Most of the young people from the community when out on the streets to show the government that they are done...

Polio Outbreak

Polio Outbreak

Serenity Lo, Reporter

October 30, 2019

The world is changing in more ways than one. People are coming across new facts and ideas every day, whether they are supported by scientific evidence or pseudoscience. An example seen today is the controversy regarding vaccines. Many parents choose not to vaccinate their children due to the believed...

2020 Election: Road to 270

2020 Election: Road to 270

Hunter Spooner, Reporter

October 7, 2019

Most who want change feel like they have to be a senator, governor or even the president to do real change. The people that change things most often started small. One vote could change the course of history; it could be yours.   Most young people don’t take government until they’re seniors in ...

The Earth’s Lungs Are On Fire

The Earth’s Lungs Are On Fire

Camryn Ward and Hailey Oswald

September 26, 2019

Commonly referred to as “the Earth’s lungs,” the Amazon rainforest in Brazil is large and lush; its biodiverse atmosphere creates a home for a mass of different species. The ecosystem is filled with diverse plants, animals and trees of many kinds. Constituting nearly 3.4 million square miles of...

Dr. Buck’s Return

Dr. Buck’s Return

Maya Badeaux, Reporter

September 25, 2019

The Waukee Community School District is growing and changing rapidly. With this growth comes changes to the staff at the district office. Dr.Brad Buck is the Waukee Community School District’s new superintendent. Dr. Buck is coming into this position following last year’s controversies around spending...

Crisis in Venezuela

Crisis in Venezuela

Charlie Darveau, Reporter

April 22, 2019

The situation in Venezuela is chaotic. The Bolívar, the nation’s currency, has been left nearly worthless after hyperinflation of nearly 10 million percent, according to the International Monetary Fund. Venezuelans face severe shortages of food, water, and medical care, and over 3 million people, a te...

Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames

Notre Dame Engulfed in Flames

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

April 17, 2019

On Monday, April 15th, Notre Dame Cathedral, an infamous Catholic church, caught fire and burned in front of the eyes of Paris. The blaze started at around 6:30 pm Paris time and lasted only about an hour, but it took its toll on the old building. The exact cause of the fire is unknown, but according...

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Mayor

Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Mayor

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

April 8, 2019

On Tuesday, April 2nd, Lori Lightfoot won the Chicago runoff election by a landslide with over 70% of the votes, making history as the first openly gay African-American woman to be elected mayor of Chicago. Lightfoot beat her opponent Toni Preckwinkle in every single ward in Chicago, which made for a hi...

Officer Murra

Officer Murra

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

March 12, 2019

    Waukee High School is only able to operate every single day because of the educators, administrators, and the countless people that run things behind-the-scenes. One of these behind-the-scenes people is School Resource Officer Brian Murra. Students may not even notice him standing to the side...

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