The Black & White

Growing Out of Iowa

Students must weigh the pros and cons of out-of-state colleges.

Stella Zeng, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

As most college applications come to a close, choices still hang in the air for seniors as they wait for colleges to reply. While the bulk of students  are interested in universities like Iowa State or University of Northern Iowa, some instead look at colleges outside of Iowa for their next step in...

New Board of Education Members

The new school board poses for a photo after the election.

Stella Zeng, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

Jennifer Chamberland What was it like at your first board meeting? "It was very fast paced, so in my previous board experience things were a little bit slower, so it was kind of a different change of pace. I’ll have to get used to that, but [it was] very efficient in that same sense as well." What is the first issue you want to focus on? "One thing I’ve started so far to do is try to attend var...

Popular Smart Watches

Akshaya Kumar '20 poses with her Apple Watch Series 3.

Stella Zeng, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Many new technologies are being developed that make lives easier. Smart watches are an example of this. Small and portable, smart watches are convenient, whether someone just wants to track how many miles they have run, or want to make phone calls without carrying a phone around. Here are some current...