44 Years of Hiding

The Golden State Killer is known as many things, a serial killer, a serial rapist, and a serial burglar. His killing spree started in 1974 but came to a halt 12 murders later in 1986.  Police identified, through various monikers, that 50 rapes and over 100 burglaries throughout California were being committed by one person. Before moving to the Sacramento area, he was called the … Continue reading 44 Years of Hiding

“Enough is Enough” says Urbandale High School Students

At exactly 10 a.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018, students across the nation stood up and walked out of their classrooms in protest of the American government’s inaction to respond to gun violence. At Urbandale High School, students walked out at 10 a.m. and met at the football field where administration, an Urbandale police officer, and other faculty stood to supervise the event. Urbandale’s walkout … Continue reading “Enough is Enough” says Urbandale High School Students

‘The Rock’ Rocks Prom

At Stillwater High School in Minnesota, morning announcements are not usually the highlight of a high schoolers day. However, Friday April 19th was different. A familiar voice sounded through the income saying “Good morning to the Stillwater Area High School students, this, as you might of guessed, it’s Dwayne Johnson, also known as ‘The Rock’…” Student’s across the school were amazed, but none as much … Continue reading ‘The Rock’ Rocks Prom

Shooting at Youtube HQ

Employees at Youtube’s Headquarters in San Bruno, California fled the building in terror on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018, when gunshots were fired. The shooter was 39 year old Nasim Najafi Aghdam. Aghdam was found dead at the scene from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after injuring three other people. The victims were transported to nearby hospitals, two of the victims have been discharged but one still … Continue reading Shooting at Youtube HQ

A Suffering Sanctuary

The debate over immigration restrictions has always been a hot topic on the political stage. Under President Trump’s administration, the federal government has been cracking down harder on immigration and has been urging the state governments to aid them. On April 10th, 2018, Iowa’s Governor, Kim Reynolds, signed bill SF-481 into law. The bill will have a major impact on both law enforcement officers and … Continue reading A Suffering Sanctuary

Donut Festival

On April 7th, 2018 the 7 Flags Event Center will be hosting the 2nd annual Coffee and Donut Festival. Tickets start at $30 for adults and $5 for children from ages 6-12, everyone else is free. The festival will have a jelly donut wrestling, donut king and queen, donut eating competition, best donut award, minute to win it games, donuts of glory, photo booth involving … Continue reading Donut Festival

Krunk it Up

Japanese food at reasonable prices is not a prominent thing in Iowa. Krunkwich Ramen House, located at 2721 Ingersoll Avenue, has been offering a modern and Americanized twist on the traditional dishes from Eastern Asia. Kayla Nguyen is a Vietnamese senior at Urbandale High School, who gave  her opinion on the eatery. At first, the restaurant itself seems pretty normal. But when one pays more … Continue reading Krunk it Up

Hitting the Nail on the Head

Ryan Mason was about to hit his prime. The English midfielder, just 26 years old, was making a name for himself the highest level of professional soccer. But then, after just one head injury, he found out he would never play again. Head injuries have been plaguing athletes, both amateur and professional, for years and it is important that both athletes and coaches understand the … Continue reading Hitting the Nail on the Head