The Black & White

Don’t be afraid, they are here for you

Officer Slack conversing with a student over lunch. Slack's job responsibilities include interacting with the  community and the public in non-enforcement interactions.

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Reading the book "The Hate U Give" in Culture Clash got me thinking about people being afraid of the police. The book written by Angie Thomas opened on "The New York Times" best seller list last year. The book follows Starr Carter, a 16-year-old black girl who lives in a poor neighborhood but attends...

Saucy alumni

Hanstad and Devos show the Deadeye BBQ sauce. The business was founded by the two when they were freshmen.

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

In the freshmen dorms at Iowa State University, two college students met up during a class they had together. One of which, Johnston alumni Michael Hanstad '13, has since formed a business making and selling barbeque sauce, called Deadeye Premium BBQ. He, along with friend Tyler Devos, started the sauce...

Men’s bowling team loses to Valley, 2617 – 2776

Aidan Cooley, '18 tosses down the ball for the 2nd throw. He was able to hit the final pin down, getting a spare.

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

The boys' varsity had a close game against Valley High School Dec. 7, but took a loss and went home defeated, adding to the varsity score of 1-5-0. Many of the top scores got strikes and Owen Smith, '20 lead the varsity team with the score of 391, and Aidan Cooley, '18 with 385 points. They started...

The rules for the commons need to be more clearly explained

Zach Edmondson, '20, sits in the upstairs commons. In the middle of class working on homework

Kyle Deutsch, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

One day, I was doing my homework in the upstairs commons. After finally settling in and getting focused on my assignments, I was disrupted by the imposing figure of Eric Irwin, demanding that I should exit the upstairs commons to make space for the potential virtual sub classes and any classes that need...