The Black & White

Summer Sadness

Summer Sadness

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

June 14, 2019

I love summer, I really do. The weather is great and it is amazing to give my brain a break. However, I feel like I have only wasted the past two weeks. I sleep in until noon and when I finally get out of bed, I just move downstairs to the couch, and watch YouTube or Netflix. I have reached the point...

A Little Bit of Kindness

A Little Bit of Kindness

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

I just turned 16 this past Sunday. So, of course, the first major thing I did this summer was get my license. I was so pumped to start driving around by myself that I wanted to do it as quick as possible. I talked with some friends and they told me to go to the Adel Department of Transportation (DOT)...

Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie, Cameron, Evan, and Joel Drafted the Best NBA Teams of All Time

Charlie Pattinson, Cameron DeRoos, Evan Newcomb, and Joel Kellar

May 30, 2019

On a normal day in Newspaper, three other staff writers and I thought it would be a fun idea to draft all-time NBA teams. This came about when Joel Kellar joked that Damian Lillard was a top five point guard of all time. We rolled dice for draft order and spent about 30-40 minutes on it and chose based o...

Year in Review

Year in Review

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

I have already written a story about my first semester in the high school, but as the year comes to a close, I felt I should do the school year as a whole. I decided to narrow down my year into categories; extracurriculars, academics, relationships and my general consensus of the year. So starting...

Guest Writer: A Miracle

Guest Writer: A Miracle

Cathy Nguyen, Guest Writer

May 10, 2019

My parent's dreams are also my dreams; they deserve the world and all I want is for their dreams to come true. The only people that can make you feel loved is your family, no matter the distance, you will always be on their mind and heart, take my words. This memoir is not only an important moment fr...

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Being a female can be dreadful, especially the part where we have a period each month. Periods are painful, gross and exhausting. However, I am mostly frustrated about how expensive it is to take the proper care in dealing with them. Feminine products, like pads and tampons are expensive. The average...