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Tunis Bardo Museum Attack

Tunis Bardo Museum Attack

Leah Doyle, Reporter

March 19, 2015

An attack Wednesday night at the Tunis Bardo museum injured over 40 people and took the lives of 23, including 20 tourists and two gun-men. Some of the victims hid from the assailants overnight, in case the shooting continued onto the next day. Nine people were arrested as suspects to the crime. According...

The Martin’s at the Grammy’s

The Martin’s at the Grammy’s

Leah Wilson, Reporter

February 27, 2015

“For me that’s amazing, like my dad was...nominated for the Grammy’s,” said senior Taylor Martin. This year the Grammy’s attracted 28.5 million viewers Sunday, February 8th, according to CNN. Many tuned in to watch Beyoncé perform or to cheer as Sam Smith took home a Grammy; however, many...

You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

Dillon Waskow, Reporter

February 27, 2015

Have you ever felt like someone’s watching you? Well, chances are, if you own a smartphone or a new smart TV, your gut feeling is correct, and you’re never really alone. With new technology, our television sets and mobile devices might have turned the tide and started watching us. New command...

Japan’s Ancient Businesses

Japan’s Ancient Businesses

Lauren Biggerstaff, Reporters

February 27, 2015

Time is a concept that humans created. And in the midst of a fast-paced, ever changing century, very little time is taken to appreciate the ancient businesses that have survived decade after decade. In the 21st century, it can be difficult to start up a company and keep it alive long enough to mee...

The Martins at the Grammy’s

Leah Wilson, Reporter

February 16, 2015

“For me that’s amazing, like my dad was...nominated for the Grammy’s,” said senior Taylor Martin. This year the Grammy’s attracted 28.5 million viewers Sunday, February 8th, according to CNN. Many tuned in to watch Beyoncé perform or to cheer as Sam Smith took home a Grammy; however, many...

Brian Williams: Suspended 6 Months from NBC

Brian Williams: Suspended 6 Months from NBC

Dillon Waskow, Reporter

February 12, 2015

Brian Williams, longtime anchor of the NBC news network, was suspended Wednesday for 6 months without pay.   Following Williams’ trip to Iraq back in 2003, he released a few statements about his experiences to a blog pot written for NBCNews.com. Dated July 18, 2006, the post quoted him...

EDCI Advocating Prevention and Attention

EDCI Advocating Prevention and Attention

Mariah Prendergast, Print Editor

February 11, 2015

The group’s mission: to prevent eating disorders and to serve as a catalyst of hope, acceptance, understanding, and healing for all impacted by eating disorders. Waukee senior Kelsey Cozad has a personal connection with the group, granted through the high school’s School-to-Work program; the senior is currently employed as the non-profit organization’s intern.

Free Community College?

Free Community College?

Bailie Uppena, Reporter

January 30, 2015

  22,261. That’s the average overall cost of a college education each year. After four years for a bachelor’s degree, that’s $89,044. College prices at public universities have increased by 104% within ten years, leaving students to graduate with mounds of loans to pay off. With that being said, it...

Westboro vs. Rally of Love

Westboro vs. Rally of Love

Analese Hauber and Vivian Le

January 27, 2015

On Monday, January 26, 2015, hundreds of people gathered on both sides of East 13th Street, on the front lawn of East High School, anticipating the arrival of seven members of the Westboro Baptist Church. Preparing to counter protest the Westboro members with what they called a “Love Rally,” Ea...

September 1st or nah?

Claire Simmons, Reporter

January 22, 2015

Until recently, the department of education has allowed school districts all over the state to acquire waivers to start school before the standard September 1st date.   On January 21st, the Department of Education released a new gallery of guidelines making it almost impossible to get the waiv...

Self Confidence with Driving in the Winter

Self Confidence with Driving in the Winter

Jack Scafuri, Reporter

January 15, 2015

    As we all know the dreadful soul sucking months of midwinter are upon us and unfortunately that means cold temperatures and dangerous driving conditions. During this season most people are quick to blame one another for their bad driving skills in the snowy, slushy, and icy conditions,...

Influenza A Outbreak

Influenza A Outbreak

Makenzie Lisle, Reporter

January 13, 2015

People all over the world believe that the flu shot will protect you from all the types of flu out there. What people do not know is that the flu shot does not protect against Influenza A, the new deadliest outbreak across the nation. If you have the flu or symptoms do not hesitate to go to the hospital...

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