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A lesson in hallway etiquette

A lesson in hallway etiquette

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

December 16, 2018


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

Hallways in our school are horrible during passing period. They are extremely congested and hard to walk through, which makes sense with 1,700 kids all trying to get to class at the same time. The five minute passing period allows for some time to get to our next class, but in some cases that might...

Top Twelve Albums of 2018

Top Twelve Albums of 2018

Charlie Pattinson, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Hat Trick

Now... what you have all been waiting for: my top twelve albums of the year. This is my first attempt at it, and I did not spend hours on end using algorithms to figure it out. I just go off of gut. Side note--I have never fully figured out why end of the year lists are posted in early December, but he...

Chirstmas decor

Chirstmas decor

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

Thinking of Christmas, many things come to my mind, like Santa Clause and presents.  Yet, the one thing overarching all of these things is Christmas decorations. They can be simple, but some people choose to go all out, decking their house out in lights and inflatables. However, when my family decorates fo...

A necessary evil

A necessary evil

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under A Glimpse Into The Grey Space

There are a lot of people who do not like group work, myself being one of them. The majority of group projects, I end up becoming a bossy person, just so we can get the project done or just do the majority of the project by myself. Many students share the same thinking as I do, when it comes to gro...

Assassins the Musical

Assassins the Musical

Kara Green, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Broadway Album Buzz

Assassins the musical was released in 1990. This musical is based around the stories of many different assassins, including but not limited to, John Wilkes Booth and Lee Harvey Oswald. The music tells the stories of the motives of the assassins in musical fashion. The music was composed by Stephen Sondheim...

Sucky Saturday

Sucky Saturday

Charlie Pattinson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Hat Trick

Everyone has those days that seem like they might turn out to be the best day ever, and just go horribly wrong. Saturday, November 3, 2018 was that day for me. It started off strong with a nine mile long run and breakfast pizza courtesy of Casey's General Store. The Iowa Hawkeye football team was playi...