A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Point-Counterpoint: Seminar is essential

December 2, 2019 9:57am | Kaylyn Aulick, McKenna Herman

Seminar is a Waste of time By Kaylyn Aulick I have an idea. We should have a required class where students watch YouTube videos, play games on their phones, and hang out with their friends.     Sounds stupid, right? Well we already have this class. It’s […]

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 […]

Seminar freezes need to be thawed

November 22, 2019 9:41am | Claire Dorn

It was a typical Tuesday morning in my AP Psychology class.  I walked up to my teacher, Instructor Paul McNitt, and asked if he would request me for seminar so I could study for the upcoming test.  He informed me that today was actually a […]

Keepin’ it real: “OK boomer”

November 20, 2019 9:55am | Anthony Short

It’s a phrase sweeping through classrooms, offices, and hallways alike. It’s representative of a growing frustration with an elder generation, coupled with today’s meme culture.  An unidentified man, of an older generation, made a video on TikTok, the platform of today’s youth, mocking millennials and […]

Let me give you a reason to smile

November 4, 2019 9:31am | Kaylyn Aulick

The world is miserable. The future is bleak. The past was good, but now everything is awful. We aren’t even trying to make it better… or so you say.    I live in this world with you. I see the things you see. I breathe the […]

The Infinite Ripple

November 4, 2019 9:25am | Greta Davis

   As a student, one undoubtedly uses a pencil every day. A pencil is made of wood, graphite, metal, and rubber. Let’s keep it simple and think of only one of the pencil’s four components: wood.    The wood came from a tree. That tree […]

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. […]

What do you want your child to believe?

October 23, 2019 9:02am | Hannah Broersma

One day you’re going to be a parent. You’ll have to teach your child what’s right, what’s wrong, what’s true, and what’s a lie. One day you’ll have to decide either lie to your child about Santa Claus or rob them of magical memories.   […]

Opinion: Comedy special of the year

October 14, 2019 7:57pm | Anthony Short

  “Good people of Atlanta, we must never forget… that Anthony Bourdain… Yeah!… killed himself. Anthony Bourdain had the greatest job that show business ever produced. This n**** flew around the world… and ate delicious meals with outstanding people. That man with that job hung […]

Evangelicals support Trump; I don’t get it

October 2, 2019 10:14am | Kaylyn Aulick

I turned on my phone. I opened twitter. I scrolled down. I turned off my phone.  I sat perfectly still, despite the outraged thoughts racing through my brain. I was stunned. On August 21, 2019, President Trump tweeted a thank you to Wayne Allyn Root […]