The Black & White

Experience in the states: a Q&A

Experience in the states: a Q&A

Iryna Lyapandra, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Iryna Lyapandra from Ukraine spent the year with the Gebard family as an exchange student. For the past semester she worked on the newspaper staff. She left for Ukraine May 18, and hopes to start college in Canada this fall.  The only times I heard that the U.S. is “the most boring place on th...

Get your hands dirty

Get your hands dirty

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

May 17, 2016

Finding a large yellow tarp washed up alongside the river wasn’t a normal sight for me when I was running on the Sycamore Trail a few weeks ago. A wave of confusion hit me first - as to how on Earth it would land there - until it clicked and and frustration washed over me instead. For a while now, co...

Students move onto National History Day

Students move onto National History Day

Samuel Farrell, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

Twenty seven students competed at State History Day at the Iowa Events Center April 25. After the competition five freshmen will attend Nationals in June at Washington DC including Allie Tubbs, Katie Michalski, Lauren Fergus, Obsee Abbajabal and Parul Srivastava. Alternates include Anna Janni, Taylor Sieb...

April current event quiz answers

April current event quiz answers

Kate Lichter, Online Editor-in-chief

April 22, 2016

In the April issue of the newspaper, a current events quiz was given on page three. The answers for the quiz will be listed below. 1. b 2. a 3. c 4. a 5. a 6. a 7. c 8. a...