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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...

Prom and After Prom 2019

Prom and After Prom 2019

April 8, 2019

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Dumbo Movie Review

Dumbo Movie Review

Keegan Pickering, Reporter

April 5, 2019

    Dumbo is one of a series of live action remakes that Disney has been putting out recently. Many people have been complaining that these films (ie. Aladdin, Lady and the Tramp) are nothing but a cash grab, arguing that it’s nothing but a simple a way to make a quick profit off of nostalgia...

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...

The Bachelor Review

The Bachelor Review

Kathryn Shumaker, Reporter

March 11, 2019

     Every Monday night, millions of people at 7 o’clock tune in to ABC to view one show: The Bachelor. Since its conception in 2002, the show has built a loyal fanbase that is dedicated to watching the decided bachelor each season on his quest for love. The basic premise of the show involves one...

What is meant by Lent?

What is meant by Lent?

Audra Wilkinson, Reporter

March 5, 2019

     From March sixth to April eighteenth, Christians around the world will be denying themselves a temptation. Starting on Ash Wednesday, sacrifices will begin. Whether it is giving up a food or a habit, the church will begin to deny something and reflect for the 40 days leading up to Easter. The ...

50 year Anniversary of Tinker vs Des Moines

50 year Anniversary of Tinker vs Des Moines

Erin Hollar, Reporter

February 28, 2019

     On February 27, 2019 Mary Beth Tinker and John Tinker made their final official stop on their anniversary tour to celebrate their stand for civil rights. A portion of the visitors were required to stand due to a larger turn-out. During the conference, the key speakers along with the audience p...

Hit or Miss?

Hit or Miss?

Katie Ogden, Reporter

February 27, 2019

     When it comes to social media platforms, popularity tends to be hit-or-miss. Over the years, poor updates, change of user base, and apps pulled off of app stores have caused a loss of many platforms. The heavy integration of social media into modern life for consumers has lead to a need for ...

Stellar Signs

Stellar Signs

Kathryn Shumaker, Reporter

February 26, 2019

     Throughout the year, a cycle occurs of twelve different constellations that enter the sun’s path around the universe. This concept is known as the zodiac and each of those constellations are known as zodiac signs. Each sign represents different personality traits, and those traits are seen in i...

Making Bank in High School

Making Bank in High School

Hailey Oswald, Reporter

February 23, 2019

     Teenagers possess plenty of opportunities to enjoy themselves in high school: going to movies with friends, heading to the mall, eating out, and of course the big three dances. The issue with all this fun is that it costs money; lost of money. Despite having a job while going to class everyd...

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