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Advanced Writing is a Class that Helps Students with their Writing But Also has a Dash of Fun

Annie Schorgl, Reporter

June 25, 2017

According to instructor Ken Fuson, the projects the Advanced Writing students have been working on are learning the tools of storytelling and what the difference is between a true story and an article. Fuson, from Des Moines,...

Mike Denney Interview

Jacob Lintner

July 22, 2016

An older gentleman stands in a converted conference room, walls hidden by banner after banner and with a wooden floor covered by a large red and black wrestling mat with the words “Donated by Old Mill Toyota” emblazoned u...

The short life of a short girl

Lilly St. Angelo

July 22, 2016

In the late hours of a summer weekend night in June, Lilly St. Angelo was out with her friends doing what teenagers do in Indiana: taking a late-night snack run to the local grocery. As the 17-year old girl stepped out of her...

Debbie Lammers Interview

Kylah Woods

July 22, 2016

Imagine being 12 years old and asleep in your bed. No worries in the world besides what you were having for lunch the next day. One minute you’re dreaming about chocolate and unicorns, the next a scream rips you from this...

Obituary Assignment – Madi Winfield

Madi Winfield

July 22, 2016

As a kid, she dreamed of becoming a writer, or a dancer, or a doctor. As a teen, she joined her school newspaper, performed in musical theatre, and spent too much time in hospitals. Madi Winfield passed away suddenly last...

Students struggle discussing race in publications

Khalea Edwards, Reporter

June 29, 2016

Despite the potential taboo nature of the subject, newspaper editor Lucy Wurst from University City High School said she and her publications staff aren’t uncomfortable talking about race. “Everyone has equal say and feel that we s...

Racism: Two Stories & Two Perspectives

Jamie Hetlage & Sarah Hima, Reporter

June 23, 2015

There are many different races and ethnicities within the ‘melting pot’ we have today. However, criticism of each other's race is still massively growing daily even though we live hand-in-hand. Santiago Carlos Ayulo, ...

Putting Nerves to Rest

Michaela Alexander and Madalyn Riley

June 23, 2015

Imagine being at a camp that revolves around being outgoing and getting out of your comfort zone when that is what makes you want to slip out of your skin and be invisible. What would you do? Would you still participate in what...

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