The Black & White

Cross country meet switches to Camp Dodge

Cross country meet switches to Camp Dodge

Max Culbert, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

The Johnston Invitational that was held Sept. 11 was moved to Camp Dodge due to the Walnut Ridge course being too wet. The coaches found out Walnut Ridge would be unavailable only six days before the meet was scheduled, which caused for some quick problem solving. Up until the 9/11 events in 2001, the ...

Student Council strives to make a difference

Student Council strives to make a difference

Brooklynn Ginsberg, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

From Captain America, to undaunted soldiers defending our nation, this year's homecoming theme is centered around the idea of superheroes. Entailing that novel fiction is what comes first to mind, Student Council has decided to take an inspired route by donating money to our soldiers. Student Council mem...

Universities should let students with mental illnesses choose their fate

Universities should let students with mental illnesses choose their fate

Medina Jusufovic, Staff Writer

September 16, 2014

Some may say that students with mental illnesses have too much on their plate to be going to school. This is exactly what happened to Rachel Williams, a former student at Yale University, or so it seems. When I first heard about this incident, I was outraged. I was angry that she was forced to leave...

Former student sentenced to 50 years

Former student sentenced to 50 years

Sarah Caporelli, Staff Writer

September 11, 2014

Talk of Terrance Cheeks Jr.'s early release from prison seems to be speculation. Cheeks, a former student, participated in a carjacking that left Mike Wasike severely brain damaged Feb. 2, 2013, when he was 15. Cheeks was sentenced  June 13, 2014, to 50 years in prison with no mandatory sentence ...

Local band transfers to iTunes

Local band transfers to iTunes

Kate Lichter and Hannah Crooks

September 10, 2014

When 515 first released its EP which consists of five songs on iTunes July 22, band members were excited to see their work finally on display and ready to sell. That is until they noticed their songs were posted under the name 5.15 instead. Upset and irritated, 515 member Troy Ikeda voiced his opini...

Football team reigns victorious over S. E. Polk

Football team reigns victorious over S. E. Polk

Carly Campbell, Sports Editor

September 3, 2014

The varsity football team played S. E. Polk Aug. 29, winning 28-7.  The team had to play in pouring rain, and the dance team performed at half-time in the rain as well. The marching band even performed their "Wicked" set, drenching themselves and their instruments. The forecast states that rain is...