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“What the [email protected]#k?”

Stephanie Diaz, Reporter

March 9, 2019

     “What the [email protected]#k.” Walking through the halls and hearing the F-bombs doesn’t seem to faze teens nowadays, rather making them laugh when they see a fellow classmate in a questionable situation. Curse words are now are ubiquitous at WHS. Cursing has lost its shock value over the years. Many children w...

Metro Meals

Metro Meals

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

February 18, 2019

This past week, I went to a few restaurants in the Des Moines Metro area to try some new foods. Read below to see what I found! Samurai Sushi and Hibachi Whether you’re searching for a peaceful sushi date, or a fun family outing, Samurai will leave you satisfied. Samurai Sushi and Hibachi in Jordan Creek Town Cente...

Alita Battle Angel Review

Alita Battle Angel Review

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

February 14, 2019

WARNING! SPOILERS AHEAD!      Before I begin, I would like to note that this movie was based off of an anime that I had not heard of prior to watching it. For this reason, I am going to be looking at this whole movie from the perspective of being a movie. I do tear into the story, but I’d...

Breaking down Break Ups

Breaking down Break Ups

Hailey Oswald, Reporter

February 8, 2019

     With Valentine’s day coming up around the corner, many are thriving in relationships; buying candied hearts and big teddy bears. On the other hand, some people are going through rough patches when it comes to love. Whether they are the dumper or the dumpee, everyone can agree that breakups hurt. S...

Under the Knife, Under 16

Under the Knife, Under 16

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

February 7, 2019

     As a teenage girl, there is always something making you feel insecure. For me, I grew up hating my nose. It was unfitting to my face and had a large bump. I never liked it, and with age my nose grew larger, along with my insecurity. Because my insecurity was in the middle of  my face, I foun...

Netflix Special “Relatable” Review

Netflix Special

Amelia Roberts, Reporter

February 4, 2019

     Starting down a career path full of twists and turns, Ellen DeGeneres has done just about everything to get to where she is now. From a tiny apartment to a grand stage, she’s seen just about everything and met just about everyone in the world of entertainment. One thing that has always kept ...

New York Reproductive Health Act

New York Reproductive Health Act

Audra Wilkinson, Yearbook Editor

January 18, 2019

  In 1963, over 250,000 citizens crowded in Washington D.C. to hear Martin Luther King Jr. give his famous civil rights speech. 56 years later, Americans are still gathering among D.C. fighting for civil rights, but this time for the unborn. Tuesday, January 22nd, New York signed a new act legalizin...

Trench Album Review

Trench Album Review

Callista Freuh, Reporter

November 1, 2018

     Trench is the newest album from Twenty One Pilots after a much needed hiatus. The hiatus was more than a year and came directly after the last stop of the Blurryface tour. Trench was released on October 5, 2018. Smithereens and Jumpsuit are the two songs that best encompass the band as a whole...

Love Sosa Album review

Love Sosa Album review

Andrew Tobey, Reporter

October 30, 2018

    After his last release of Lil Boat 2 earlier this year, Lil Yachty is back with ‘Nuthin’ 2 Prove,’ his album which holds 15 songs. Yachty did something different this time around and made the first eight songs with his well known rap style, while the last 7 are slower and more meaning...

Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Aubrey Mahoney, Reporter

October 20, 2018

     Sweater weather. Hoodie season. Spooky season. For a time of year with so many nicknames, it is no surprise that with fall comes many activities. Whether it is going to a pumpkin patch for the day with friends, or staying inside and drinking hot chocolate, people enjoy a variety of different fu...

Smash Park Review

Smash Park Review

Delaney Deering, Reporter

October 8, 2018

     The positive atmosphere from the workers to the customers is how people are engaged and want to know more about the new restaurant and sports arena known as Smash Park. The new restaurant is located in West Des Moines East of Jordan Creek Mall.      When entering I did not know where t...

Protect Yourself: Opinions by Katie Ogden

Protect Yourself: Opinions by Katie Ogden

Katie Ogden, Reporter

September 27, 2018

     Molly Tibbetts and Celia Barquin Arozamena: their names are on the news and in our heads, but who are they, and what can we learn from their stories?      Molly Tibbetts was a 20-year-old psychology major at Iowa University. On July 18th, she Snapchatted her boyfriend before going on a jog-- th...

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