A Project for Better Journalism chapter


West Ottawan satire: Fire drills save lives

January 18, 2018 8:02am | Josef Arner

“If high schools did not conduct multiple fire drills every year, I’d estimate we’d lose maybe a couple hundred students a year. Maybe double that,” State Fire Chief Bo Lubinskis said. “Just think about Gaines,” he added, looking down and shaking his head in sadness. […]

Christmas all over the world

December 18, 2017 9:55am | Emmi Raatikainen

Read this if you’re interested in art school

December 15, 2017 9:40am | Hailey Warsaw

While the rest of my friends slept in one warm June morning, I, on the other hand, was boarding a 6 AM flight to Savannah, Georgia. I wasn’t going on summer vacation; I was going to school. Nonetheless, I was excited for the learning experiences […]

Do yourself a favor, check out Lecrae

November 29, 2017 7:01am | Angel Garcia

It’s hard to go a day without plugging in our headphones and jam out to pass time. It has become our addiction without us even realizing it. Our heart drops just from reaching into our pocket and grasping nothing but air as we realize we […]

The future of cars

November 28, 2017 9:16am | Ben Hoey

Imagine going to work in 2040. You get in the car, start it, and pull out of the driveway. On your way to work, you happen to get into a small accident. Your car has small cracks in the frame, and frame damage like this […]

Coolest concerts

November 8, 2017 9:46am | Jared Andrews

As the crowd roared, the music became lost in echoing screams. The fans were so loud that the music was drowned out for a short period of time, but the fans died down and once again were able to enjoy “Smile Back.” As the smell […]

Space Elevators: The Next Biggest Step

November 6, 2017 9:49am | Owen Gibson

  One of the biggest engineering feats humanity will probably ever create, will be the Space Elevator.   What is a space elevator? Exactly what it sounds like.   A space elevator model normally consists of four main components: an anchor, a tether, a counterweight and a climber. […]

I rate WO dogs

October 21, 2017 6:31pm | Anika Seguin

                          Loves long walks on the beach, ice cream dates, and cuddles. I’d rate these dogs at 12/10   This is Hugo, he can apparently open doors which is really cool. I’d rate […]

Jake vs WO Lacrosse

June 7, 2017 11:49am | Jake Holstege

It’s back. The embarrassing sports moments I bring you are back. Losing in soccer, tennis, and swimming were not quite enough. I decided to take on the face off lacrosse Master Jr. Takoda Denhof in his own sport. I rolled into the parking lot and […]

Who has the best chicken nuggets?

May 24, 2017 9:18am | Emily Moore

Chicken nuggets have been a staple of fast food restaurants for decades. They’re the classic go-to fast food meal for millions of Americans every day. So, I decided to compare the chicken nuggets from four fast food chains. From each restaurant, I ordered ten chicken […]