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Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Trump Pushes Unity in First State of the Union Address

Sophia Belshe, Editor-in-Chief, Opinion Editor

February 1, 2018


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Last night, Republican President Donald Trump gave his first State of the Union address last night, focusing on unity and emphasizing successes from his first year as president. “Tonight, I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground and to summon the unity we need...

Power to the Polls: the 2018 Women’s March on Topeka

Power to the Polls: the 2018 Women’s March on Topeka

Megan Smith, Reporter

January 25, 2018


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With my poster in hand, reading  “All Bodies Are Good Bodies” on one side and “reSISTERS” on the other, I walked up to the steps of the Capitol Building in Topeka, Kansas. I watched the masses of people gathering behind and all around me, and heard the speakers welcome us to the second annual...

Students preparing for college throughout high school

Students preparing for college throughout high school

By Olivia Riley, 21st Century Journalism

November 16, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News

Freshman year and senior year may seem far away from each other, but it is never too early to start preparing for college. There is always something students can do to help themselves prepare for that big step in their life. Taking important classes early can benefit students in the long run. If students sp...

What you can do to help pay for college

What you can do to help pay for college

Juliana Martin, 21st Century Journalist

November 16, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News

College adviser Jasmine Morgan’s job is to help seniors figure out the next step or secondary plans in their lives.. Morgan expands their options. She also gives out resources to scholarships and grants, helping people to pay for college. Even for Morgan, paying for college was a challenge. ...

First Generation College Students vs. Second Generation College Students

First Generation College Students vs. Second Generation College Students

Hayden Zeller

November 16, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News

Which one is more beneficial, being a first generation college student or being a second generation college student, both of these can have their benefits, both of these can have their disadvantages, so let's find out which one is better. So, what is it like being a second generation student in the eye...

Applying to College

Applying to College

Chloe Beiriger, 21st Century Journalism

November 15, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News

Students across the world are applying for college. Whether it’s finding the right time to apply, making sure you have all the requirements, getting credits or writing the actual application, all can be struggles during high school. “Do it early. The earlier the better because that's when the s...

In or out-college

In or out-college

Jenica Kolbeck, 21st Century Journalism

November 14, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News

Seniors across America will be deciding on which college they will be attending this fall.  When they decide, not only do students have to take into account tuition, programs and size of schools, but they must also take into account a school's location. “[When looking at colleges] I [look at] th...

Advice for students going into college

Advice for students going into college

Katie Hiebl, 21st century Journalism

November 12, 2017


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Many teens come to high school not knowing much about college, here are some tips from counselors and a student about going into college. “Take the ACT, and apply to as many colleges as you can. You should talk to older students and friends. This to see what you need to do to be prepared,” counse...

In-State Versus Out-of-State

Kelly Johnston

November 9, 2017


Filed under 21st Century Journalism, News, Online Carousel

Deciding what path to take after high school, and choosing where to go to college can be a hard choice. Students are often conflicted when they have to make the choice to go to a school close to home or far away. College adviser Jasmin Morgan often deals with this issue when recommending colleges for ...

Canned Food Drive Hosts Mr. AmeriCan

Canned Food Drive Hosts Mr. AmeriCan

Brynn Taylor, Reporter

November 8, 2017


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  Ten boys, one winner. Come see the Mr. AmeriCan Paegent tonight at 7 p.m. till 8 p.m. to raise money for the Canned Food Drive. It costs $5 or 10 cans to get in. The contestants are... Mr. Choir: Patrick Sturm Mr. XC: Marc Almloff Mr. Track and Field: Harrison Polen Mr. AcaDec:...

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