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New club has a smashing good time

New club has a smashing good time

Noah Stran, Reporter

October 17, 2018


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There is a new club here at Wahlert called The Smash Bros. Club. The club is moderated by Mrs. Cathy Conlon, and It meets after school on Mondays. Super Smash Bros. is a fighting video game featuring mostly Nintendo characters and some third-party characters. There are four, soon to be five, games in...

All Things Autumn

All Things Autumn

Maddie Roling, Associate Editor

October 13, 2018


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The season of fall is in full swing, meaning that the trends are falling into place. From flannels and boots to candy corn and pumpkin spice lattes, there are many things to relish about fall. Many people enjoy different fall foods, such as caramel apples, apple cider donuts and pumpkin pie. Sister Kay...

Picturing our future

Picturing our future

Noah Burns, Reporter

May 21, 2018


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What is photography? Photography can mean many things depending on who you ask. Some may say it’s beautiful while others may say it’s a way to convey some of the harshest problems our world faces today. The possibilities are endless when it comes to photography. These possibilities have been explored...

Student driven cabaret giving back to the arts.

Student driven cabaret giving back to the arts.

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

May 18, 2018


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by Jennifer Carpenter Of the Gleaner   By the time the seniors graduate from high school, all of the work is done. Tests have been turned in, grades are final in Powerschool, and it’s summer time. However, for some Wahlert students, the work is just getting started. For seniors Eric L...

Music, always changing

Jacob Richard, Reporter

May 17, 2018


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You should pay more to music. It’s always changing. Every year there is something different than the year before. New bands, like Portugal. The Man,  are getting more popular as is with their hit song “Feel it Still.” It’s always going to evolve and change whether  it be a good or bad change...

Overwatch: Taking “Over” the FPS Genre

Overwatch: Taking “Over” the FPS Genre

Zachary Urbain, Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The first person shooter, or FPS, genre has been ever popular for a long time. Call of Duty has always been one of the most popular games within the genre, but Blizzard Entertainment's game Overwatch has been growing in popularity since its release in 2016, and could potentially surpass Call of Duty ...

Drawing on world events

Alejandro Rojas and Noah Burns, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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February was a jam-packed month, with multiple things going on. From the Superbowl at the beginning of the month, to the Winter Olympic Games towards the end, something was always happening. To this end, The Gleaner asked two talented Wahlert artists to sit down, and draw just a few of the things going ...

Something to do in Dubuque: Explore Film at JDIFF

Marcus Wahlert, Reporter

April 25, 2018


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If you’re looking for something to do this week, Dubuque may have something special to offer you. Starting on April 26th is the annual Julien Dubuque Film Festival(JDIFF) in downtown Dubuque. It aims to be a celebration of film media of all types, including feature films, documentaries, and short films....

Escape into a new world

Noah Burns, Reporter

April 19, 2018


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Dubuque has a new addition for entertainment options. Before this new adventure arrived, students  could go to the movies, to the mall, or even to a jump park. But now they can pay to get locked in a room for up to 90 minutes! Well, that’s not all they do, but, believe it or not, that’s part of the...

Taking stage

Noah Burns and Alejandro Rojas, Reporter

April 17, 2018


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“Music expresses that which cannot be said on which it is impossible to be silent.” -Victor Hugo. This is a phrase that many music students live by. Music creates words, pathways, and outlets for those who maybe can’t find the right words or way to express themselves. This expression can be do...

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