The Gleaner

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...

Valentine’s Day Edition: Couple Trivia

Abby Burns and Jennifer Carpenter, reporter

February 27, 2018


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Couples were asked questions to see how well they know their significant other!

Home Show is only the beginning

Home Show is only the beginning

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

January 12, 2018


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Jennifer Carpenter Of the Gleaner The suits are on, the hair is curled and the dancing and singing is never-ending. The Wahlert Show Choir 2018 competition season is on its way. Varsity and Prep have been working to make this season one of the greats. The competition season this year runs fro...

Thes Fest Success

Elizabeth Gehling, Associate Editor

November 29, 2017


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Have you ever wanted to become better at a sport or other activity? If you enjoy theater, the Thespian Festival is the place to do just that. Thespian Festival is open to all Thespians and freshmen who haven’t been inducted yet. It lasts from Friday morning until Saturday evening and takes place at the University of ...

John Green is coming out of his shell

Sophia Shubatt

November 14, 2017


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      When wanted billionaire, Russell Pickett, goes on the lamb with a $100,000 bounty on his head, sixteen-year-old Aza steps in. Along with her best friend and Pickett’s son, Davis, they stay hot on the trail of the fugitive, while discovering themselves in the process.         I can remember in se...

New shows means new obsessions

Jennifer Carpenter, Reporter

October 31, 2017


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Looking for a new TV show to obsess over? These shows have everyone ready to go home, grab the remote, fall into the couch and get lost for hours.   Stranger Things - Dramedy/Sci-Fi and Fantasy  Season 2 Netflix Based in the 1980’s, this TV show centers around a group of kids who have a lot more to worry about then homework. Lucas, Mike, Dustin, and Will’s...

Making a Musical

Making a Musical

Noah Burns, Author

March 31, 2017


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The Iowa Thespian Festival allows students from all over the nation a chance to perform and compete with other very talented theater and music students. Students compete at state Thespian Festivals in order to qualify for the International Thespian Festival where, if chosen, they will perform in front of t...

Evening of Theatre Recap

Evening of Theatre Recap

Noah Burns

February 3, 2017


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  What if students were in charge of an event? Would chaos reign or might you get something like “An Evening of Theatre”? This year’s winter performance of three one act plays featuring freshman and sophomore actors and junior and senior directors, showed what dedicated students can pul...

A novel challenge for November

Elizabeth Gehling, Author

December 8, 2016


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6 continents, 633 regions, 1,012 libraries/bookstores/community centers, and 431,626 participants were all a part of the National Novel Writing Month challenge (NaNoWriMo.) NaNoWriMo, a non-profit organization, offers  a new approach to writing. Aspiring novelists have from Nov. 1 to 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 30 to write a 50,000 word book.  At the end o...

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