The Black & White

A Letter to the Editor

Drew Jauron, Guest Writer

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 November, was allowed to participate. I had a great experience at a local community center, where I...

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.

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

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 myself to dream, and chasing down my dreams,” he said.  Although many people may relate as far as tr...

Probst Being Crafty

Julie Probst models her latest creation in the wake of the Iowa vs ISU game.

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

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 Masters at Iowa State. She has done this with T-shirts before. For example, she has another shirt...

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.

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

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. In addition, everyone participated in a moment of action, where they discussed different ways that...

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.

Kylie Emery, Online Editor

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 and I have goosebumps just thinking about it,” Coaldrake said. “He said ‘We’ve got to do something....

Digital Photography Students Playing Cards

Art teacher Andrew McCormick teaches digital photography students how to play various card games while others take portrait photos of them.

Kylie Emery, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Students in Andrew McCormick’s Digital Photography class are currently working on taking portrait photos of their peers participating in various activities. Students took photos of their friends playing hacky sack and playing various card games including Go Fish and Rat-slap.