A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Among Us is similar to online dating

October 26, 2020 8:08am | Meagan Rockafellow

EMERGENCY MEETING      BLUE WAS NOT THE IMPOSTOR Among Us, a game where deception is essential and lying is beneficial, mirrors the fraud that is common in online dating.    Much like Mafia, Among Us runs on the deception of one player, the impostor, whose […]

Breaking the myth: Chocolate chip cookie edition

October 26, 2020 7:53am | Kaitlyn Meyer, Lauren Adamski

C is for cookies, but saving money is for me. You may be a rookie, in finding the cheapest fee. Such hard choices, between bakery, homemade, and store. So listen to our voices, our experiment will help you explore. All rhyming aside, we wanted to […]

Hollywood discrimination

February 25, 2020 1:21pm | Suzanna Parker

I left the theater with my eyes practically rolling in the back of my head. I should have known that Jurassic World would not be revolutionary, but geez, the writers could have tried to make it a little more unpredictable: A white, strong, male protagonist […]

Sophie Walsh: Best of the Decade

January 13, 2020 9:41am | Sophie Walsh

 Best of the Decade – From Sophie (2010-2019) Movies: Let me just start by saying, these are in my opinion the best movies I have seen in the past decade. I haven’t seen every academy award movie and am in no way a judge or […]

Can high schoolers be in love?

November 25, 2019 9:17am | Greta Davis, Liz Rauckhorst

   What is love? Do we know? Is love that note in your locker from your seventh grade crush? Is it a warm hug from your grandma at Sunday brunch? Is it thinking someone’s cute and telling your best friend? Or is it putting the […]

What is the difference between Venture crew and Boy scouts?

November 20, 2019 9:35am | Owen Green

Most people know about the Boy Scouts, those boys known for their adventurous spirit, going on camp-outs and helping the community with pride and honor, but most people don’t know about another similar program, Venturing.    A Venture crew is the same as a Boy […]

West Ottawan interview: The Addams Family

November 14, 2019 9:17am | Tegan McDonald

The Addams Family is currently visiting Holland, and they are thoroughly enjoying their stay. What do you think of Holland?  Gomez (Alex Dannels): Unpredictable, crazy, and I love it! Morticia (Suzy Parker): I like it better in the wintertime when everything is dead.   What […]

Hollywood is against Christianity

November 1, 2019 9:35am | Caleb Louks

I was eager to watch Avengers: Endgame. With the previews for upcoming movies and the sponsors came a growing intensity. I shut the curtains, turned up the volume, and quieted everyone in the room. The scent of supersaturated buttered popcorn flowed through the living room. […]

Healthy food…worth it?

October 14, 2019 9:53am | Liz Rauckhorst and Sophie Walsh

  Scrolling through my Instagram feed after school, I see posts of delicious looking avocado toast, pasta dishes, and bright colored smoothies. To my surprise as I read the captions I see “a good snack that is only 60 calories” or “a good energy booster […]

Casting spells for confidence

May 10, 2019 2:42pm | Avery Warsaw

Under the soft glow of the stars and with the rhythmic sound of water washing up on the shore, Victoria Sisomsouk makes a wish and tosses a small pebble out into the darkness of Lake Michigan. With a sudden plunk the pebble sinks to the […]

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