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Taking a risk

Emily Smith, writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Student Life

I grew up in a basketball jersey, playing Upward when I was little and then playing for Prairie Grove. I loved basketball, for example, the rush from shooting free throws to put your team in the lead. It wasn’t until my juni...

Chaos on the Stage

Kaitlyn Shepard, Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Student Life

   Dance, it’s a beautiful thing. Us dancers can tell an entire story with our body. The stage is our canvas and the music is our inspiration. At least that is what dance should be. Well at the studio that I go to, none o...

What is Lent?

Amber Saldana

February 21, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Lent begins after Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday. It is within these forty days that we devote ourselves to the Lord in prayer and by reading sacred scriptures. By giving alms and to sacrifice self control through fasting. M...

A day in the Life of MEEEEEE

Grace Elisabeth Gauldin, Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Hello, my name is Grace Gauldin, and I’m a Latter-day Saint (Mormon). I’m actually a normal human being. What?! It doesn’t seem like it, but my life could be seen as kinda boring. I asked some people what they’d like to kn...

Teen Leadership

Mary Storlie, Writer

January 23, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Every third Wednesday of each month I go on a field trip called Team Leadership which is a group of juniors from about 6 schools, and we go learn about different types of job fields. Yesterday our theme was “Health and Safety...

The Jazz Band Performances

Brandon Middlebrook, Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Last week was an important week for those of us in jazz band. We had two performances, one on Friday and one on Saturday. We played close to 50 songs between the two nights. Both performances were a blast and I wish more people ...

Being Fool of Heart

Grace Elisabeth Gauldin, Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

On her bed, the young woman curled to her side into a fetal position, wrapping her arms around her abdomen. She considered yelling for her mom, but decided that that would be a bad decision. She grabbed her phone and texted he...

Vines That Keep Me Going

Samantha Dugas, Writer

December 11, 2017

Filed under A&E, Opinion, Student Life

Vine, an application created on January 24th, 2013, became a staple to the young population around the world, especially in America. Vines gained popularity because people found them relatable or just simply funny because of ho...

College Freshman Killed at Track and Field Event

Lizeth Martinez, Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Student Life

One of the largest sporting events that Wheaton College offers is the track and field hammer throw event. Students all over campus were preparing themselves for a day full of fun and laughter, but what they received was a devas...

Under Armour Banks on their Most Expensive Shoe

Lizeth Martinez, Writer

April 24, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Under Armour has captivated their customers with a pair of fresh, new kicks. These new pair of tennis shoes are ArchiTect Futuristic shoes that are estimated to cost about $300. Under Armour is a Baltimore-based sportswear com...

Scholarships Stress Seniors Out

Kelsea Davis, Writer

April 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

As the end of the school year draws near, many students feel as if they are dead inside. Summer is close, and we can almost feel it. As for seniors, this means freedom. There are thirty actual days of school left for us, and the...

Living with Autism as an Adult Women

Lizeth Martinez, Writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

47-year-old Laura James is a successful author and journalist that is married to her husband, Tim, and has four adult children. James loves to write, is a big fan of cats, and is really into fashion. She is also very quick witted....

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