The Black & White

Tate’s performance picks

Tate’s performance picks

Tate Larsen, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Over the last century, a lot of cool cars and trucks have been made. I pared it down to five of the coolest in the last 30 years. After the success of the small American truck market throughout the 80s with the Ford Ranger, Chevy S10 and the GMC Sonoma, as well as various small Asian pickups, GMC de...

Sometimes positivity is too much

Sometimes positivity is too much

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2020

It hasn't been a good week. A lot of things haven't gone my way, and yet a lot of people around me don't know that. I try to be positive and happy even if I'm not because I feel like that is what has been ingrained in me. I don't know what taught me that though. It could be my parents, friends, peers...

Judgement is Embedded in Society

Judgement is Embedded in Society

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2020

Society has created and fostered a culture of judgement. Judging creates things like stereotypes and overall can have positive and negative affects on anything and everything. Recently I found out something about someone I consider a mentor and have always looked up to and it made me see them in a...

Would I Go Back?

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

August 2, 2020

After attending a few graduation parties, my friend and I were driving home when she asked me a question she saw on Twitter; if you could go back to January 1, 2020 and live life normally, would you? Ever since she asked, the question has sat in the back of my mind. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused...

Childhood Memories

Childhood Memories

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

July 24, 2020

Be careful what is revisited from your childhood when you get older. Sometimes when you look back at an old television show or read an old book they just are not the same as you remember them before. Let's start off with some examples. It has become a trend on the app called TikTok and Twitter for...

Time is Ticking for TikTok

Time is Ticking for TikTok

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Editor-in-Chief

July 11, 2020

I originally downloaded the app TikTok as a joke, I expected it to be another social media app similar to those we already have. However I found myself using it more and more until it became a part of my everyday life. Now this digital space where many like me have found their community is in danger...