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Throwback Thursday: The Truman Show

Throwback Thursday: The Truman Show

Stephen Holko, Reporter

September 13, 2018

Hi, my name is Stephen Holko and I like old movies. On Thursdays I post my opinions about classic films for the Waukee Arrowhead. Check out the entertainment section for more reviews from me, as well as other reporters.      Jim Carrey was is of Hollywood's most active comedy actors, starring in at ...

Nun Movie Review

Nun Movie Review

Katrina Lenore, Reporter

September 8, 2018

The Nun, a horror movie released September 7, was full of suspense and included a few jump scares. The movie made about $336.1 million at the box office over the month and a half after it was released. It was directed by Corin Hardy, who was debuted in 2015 when he directed another horror movie, The ...

The Meg Movie Review

The Meg Movie Review

Delaney Deering, Reporter

August 30, 2018

     I have recently seen the new movie, The Meg, and I was thrilled to be jumping out of my seat. The Meg is a shark film with a bigger twist then expected. Killing The Meg is their only option, if they want to live. The Meg is about a team of researchers searching for confirmation to their curre...

Die Lit Album Review

Die Lit Album Review

Ben Jordison

May 21, 2018

     Since his spring 2017 debut album, Playboi Carti has been off the grid in terms of releasing new music. However, last week the drought ended for hip hop fans as Carti delivered his latest project, ‘Die Lit.’ Featuring nineteen tracks with guest appearances from artists, Travis Scott, Lil...

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Walkout or Callout: Opinion by Josh Wente

Josh Wente, Author

May 4, 2018

     It wasn’t long ago that students walked out of their second block classes in protest of gun violence. The April 20th walkouts attracted a large following of students nationwide in response to the tragic Parkland shooting earlier this year. Hundreds appeared at Waukee’s demonstration to par...

Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Predictions in Fashion: 2018

Claire Petersen and Macy Kennedy

February 8, 2018

Your style is a huge part of you. It’s human nature to base a person off of their fashion sense. It tells people who you are and how you live. As the year comes to a close, take a look back on the clothing trends. The year contained many trends inspired by the 90’s. Numerous collaborations were an...

A World Without Technology

A World Without Technology

Haven Lackey, Reporter

January 31, 2018

In the world society lives in today, everyone highly depends on all things technology. Almost every individual walks around with mini computers in their pockets called phones. However, phones are almost never used for the main purpose that they were intentionally to have: calling. Instead, the majority ...

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

I Went Six Days Without Social Media

Josh Wente, Reporter

December 5, 2017

Students mindlessly swipe through their feed during class, at lunch, in the car, and in their bed. Refreshing it every chance they get, in hopes of notifications signaling likes and comments. Although it seems silly, the instant gratification provided by something as simple as, ‘@basicstacy liked your p...

Hair-Dye Dos and Don’ts

Hair-Dye Dos and Don'ts

Alena Gamble, Journalist

October 10, 2017

Hair dye trends are all the rage nowadays, but that perfect head of fire-red or royal purple hair is not achieved as easily as one might think. It takes careful planning in order to successfully dye never before bleached hair. Step 1: Picking the Color When picking a new color, always, always, always take your skin...

Fall Time Activities 2017

Fall Time Activities 2017

Claire Petersen and Abby Benson

October 4, 2017

Color changing leaves, soft sweaters, and hot drinks are certainly some of the best parts of fall, however the truly best aspect of this season is the memories you create with all the people around you. This is a favorite season for many because of all the fun and festive activities you can partici...

Waukee Bonuses

Students participate in early morning weightlifting, which is an amenity available to all Waukee students.

Bowen Siberz, Reporter

October 3, 2017

Waukee offers countless things for students to do with their free time, but how to spend is up to an individual. Today, I've narrowed down my top five favorite extracurriculars at Waukee.  Weightlifting Every day starting at six in the morning, Waukee offers a strength program to help any individua...

North Korea: World Threat or Paper Tiger?

North Korea: World Threat or Paper Tiger?

Ethan Adato, Reporter

May 11, 2017

In the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, both the Soviets and the USA pushed to the brink of nuclear war. Now, with the USSR gone, North Korea has quickly become the United States’ greatest enemy. During the Obama administration, the United States and her allies quickly placed severe economic ...

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