The Black & White

‘Fishy’ Business

The German Blue Ram Cichlid is native to Venezuela and Columbia.
A fellow student shares his journey starting a fish breeding business.
October 1, 2020

When buying a fish from a local pet store, one may be overwhelmed with the amount of beautiful choices. One might not realize that some of these fish were bred by a fellow student. For Justin Vis '22,...

A Letter to the Editor

February 5, 2020

A letter I wrote to Politico's Tom Alberta regarding his article, "The Death of Iowa" Dear Editor, As you know, yesterday was the Iowa caucuses and me, being a 17 year old Iowan who turns 18 before...

Art Against the Odds

Jack Marren '22 poses for a photo next to his piece that won the t-shirt design contest at the art show at Mainframe Studios on Sep. 6. Underneath the artwork is a statement that he wrote about why he loves this type of art.
Jack Marren has overcome many obstacles all in pursuit of his dreams of being an artist.
October 9, 2019

Jack Marren '22 has three words that will forever be important to him. “I always have and always will live by the words dream, dare and do because I always have and always will live by dreaming, daring...

Probst Being Crafty

Julie Probst models her latest creation in the wake of the Iowa vs ISU game.
September 13, 2019

Julie Probst showed off her Iowa State and Iowa spirit today in class by wearing a half Iowa State T-shirt and half Iowa T-shirt to show her support for both teams. She did her undergrad at Iowa and her...

Mental Health Awareness Concert

Cover band Vinyl Vagabonds headlined the concert and performed many different songs from bands such as The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
July 14, 2019

On July 13, Project Silence No More held their second annual Mental Health Awareness Concert at Terra Park. The concert featured live music by Vinyl Vagabonds as well as performances from former students....

Ending the Stigma

Luke Johnson ‘15, Ally Andreasen ‘18, Marcus Miller ‘15, Kelsey Caffrey ‘15, and Tristan Coaldrake ‘15 pose for a photo at the first annual Mental Health Awareness concert.
Some former students joined forces and created Project Silence No More in an effort to spread mental health awareness.
July 7, 2019

Two days after learning a classmate that he graduated with had committed suicide, Tristan Coaldrake ‘15 received a phone call from Luke Johnson ‘15. “I can still hear it all in the back of my head...

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