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Current event quiz answers

Current event quiz answers

Elizabeth Orr, Staff Writer

May 15, 2015

In the May issue of the newspaper, a current events quiz was given on page three. The answers for the quiz will be listed below. 1. How tall was President James Madison? A. 5'4" 2. Which president has been elected 4 terms? C. Franklin Roosevelt 3. How many children did President John Taylor h...

Current event quiz answers

Current event quiz answers

Elizabeth Orr, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

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. Question 1: What percentage of bones in your body are in your feet? A: 25% Question 2: What percetage of the world is left handed? A: 10% Question 3: How many minu...

Racism rears its ugly head

Senior Aryaa Regmi experienced racism directed towards her at Panera from a grown man who is also a father of two.

Lizzy Orr, Staff Writer

November 18, 2014

With my Nepali friend senior Aryaa Regmi,  I was standing in line for Panera at Jordan Creek Mall in West Des Moines on a Friday night. It was crowded in Panera, and as we approached the line to order our food, a family of four arrived at the same time as us. Trying to be courteous, Aryaa let the...

Jamba Juice brings jubilance

Senior Shana Hudson drinks an Apple Cherry Chill during B lunch. Apple Cherry Chill is one of the six smoothies provided by the JambaGo self-service machine.

Lizzy Orr, Staff Writer

October 13, 2014

It is a special day for senior Shana Hudson, it is the day she is purchasing Jamba Juice. Hudson sets aside one day each week to treat herself to a Jamba Juice smoothie from á la carte. "The Peach Pizazz is the only reason I wake up some days, go to school, and do it all over again," Hudson said. Jamba...

School lunch is best option for students

On Sept.10, junior Aubrey Sesker uses tongs to reach for a whole wheat bun for her chicken fillet sandwich during B lunch. Chicken fillet sandwiches are among the favorite entrees that are provided at school lunch.

Elizabeth Orr, Staff Writer

September 12, 2014

Everyday, I walk into the cafeteria at lunch time with anticipation. Anticipation of what today’s lunch will be. Will it be Galaxy Pizza with mandarin oranges, or will it be pasta bar with steamy marinara and cheese? Will it be bosco sticks with cucumbers, or tetrazzini with a dinner roll? I can go on ...