A Project for Better Journalism chapter


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 […]

Political Cartoons

May 23, 2017 12:40pm | Hailey Warsaw, Erik Heindlmeyer

With this year’s election, and the many controversial events that have occurred during Trump’s presidency, political cartoonists have had a lot of content to work with. Jr. Hailey Warsaw and Jr. Erik Heindlmeyer created the following political cartoons to express the current political state of […]

Fighting with fire

May 22, 2017 11:00am | TJ Denhof, Caroline Sisson, Travis Bethke

We sat, sweat beading and minds racing. Today was the day.  We were about to go to war. Not with another person nor country, but with something that has always posed a threat to our health and safety. It’s there. It always has been. That […]

Story behind the “We Are WO” series

May 19, 2017 9:34am | Emily Moore

In instructor Dan Devine’s first hour class, 13 out of 16 students are staring at their phones during WOBN. But when the “We are WO” intro starts, 11 of these 16 students begin watching intently. Whether it’s the upbeat music or the fact that they’ll […]

You know you’re a senior if…

May 19, 2017 9:18am | Brandon Pohl

You know you’re a 2017 senior if…   You haven’t done any homework since spring break. Mr. Taylor followed you on social media. You can’t remember the last time you showed up to first hour on time. You keep thinking about all your “lasts.” You […]

Student Spotlight: Jaelan Williams

May 17, 2017 9:21am | Mac McDonald

At the 2014 Young Americans workshop, a little 7th-grade boy walked onstage and began to fiddle with a 1940’s radio. As he changed the channel, a different, more well-known song would play. A year later, that boy was one of five freshmen in the cast […]