The Black & White

Off to a Rough Start

Off to a Rough Start

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

January 31, 2019

“I could never do that.” “I love bacon too much.” “Won’t you miss cheese?” These were just a few of the questions I received when I told my family and friends that I was going vegan. I honestly was afraid to tell them at first; I did not want to be laughed at or criticized. But...

Suffering Due To Stupidity

Suffering Due To Stupidity

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Politics suck, and a majority of the time politicians do too. Through extensive internet research and news watching, I have learned the short version of the reason behind this government shutdown. The United States President, Donald Trump, wants permission to build a cement wall on the Southern Boarder with...

Newspaper alumni throwbacks to high school

Newspaper alumni throwbacks to high school

Natalie Larimer, Guest Writer

January 20, 2019

What is up JHS?? It has been far too long. For those of you who do not remember me, I graduated from Johnston back in 2015, though I am sure that you have all been briefed on my historic presence in J-Town. After I graduated, you were so kind to have built a new high school and moved across town, gotten...

More Than a Project

More Than a Project

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

January 16, 2019

I have been called an idiot. An extremist. I have been teased, ridiculed. Why? Because I am vegan, and I am an animal activist. Flashback to May, as I was quickly approaching the end of my sophomore year.  I sat in Advanced Integrated Language Arts (AILA, or as I always called it, ALIA, IALI, AIAL,...

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical New Broadway Cast Recording

Jacob Marren, Staff Writer

January 13, 2019

Beginning off-broadway in October of the year 1967, "Hair" is a rock musical that is a product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution in the late 1960s. Several of its songs became anthems of peace during the Anti-Vietnam War Peace Movemonet. This musical originally caused massive controversy...

Recap of semester one

Recap of semester one

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

January 11, 2019

The media always uses the term, “high school flies by.” I never truly understood that until this moment. First semester went by in a snap, so fast that I am just left stunned. However, I am proud of all the good that came from this first semester in the high school. I completed my first marching...