America’s Longest Running Shutdown

On December 22, 2018, President Donald Trump shutdown the federal government in an attempt to get over five billion dollars for his proposed border wall. At the beginning of the shutdown, President Trump said he was more than willing to accept the responsibility for the shutdown of the government. However on January 3rd of 2019, President Trump shifted the responsibility to Speaker of the House, … Continue reading America’s Longest Running Shutdown

Intervention for IES?

Why IES?  Some see this time and think, oh no, while others see this time and say, “Oh yeah.”  There are many mixed emotions about IES, and every student should have a say in their time spent at school. There are, certainly, different perspectives found in every room, house, and building, but the facts never change.  The fact is this, IES was a student committee … Continue reading Intervention for IES?

UHS Is Off To The Polls!

The midterm elections were only a few weeks ago and people are still celebrating their wins and recovering from their losses. In fact, some elections continued days after many results were sent in, such as the gubernatorial races in Florida and Georgia. While the midterms were in its beginning, middle, and end stages, government classes at Urbandale High School were in full swing discussing the … Continue reading UHS Is Off To The Polls!

Denial For Finals

This year at Urbandale High School, it was announced by the school that the student’s 1st semester finals would take place after winter break and students have not taken the news lightly. In past years, finals were the week before winter break but changed due to school starting later than usual. Lots of people have complained and disliked the decision. Many students have wondered if … Continue reading Denial For Finals

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