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Ban the Tan

Carly Heying, Author

March 31, 2017


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As prom season begins, tanning-danger-awareness organizations are promoting a tan-free prom season. OutRun the RAYS, a non-profit organization, has turned tanning-danger awareness into a chance for high schoolers to win cash and prizes. OutRun the RAYS is sponsoring a program called Ban the Tan for j...

Hitting the jackpot

Sam Ambrosy, Reporter

March 29, 2017


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  Although almost everyone dreams of winning the lottery, very few are lucky enough to live out that dream.The lottery is a process of raising money by selling numbered tickets and giving prizes to the number holders at random. While the chances of winning the lottery are very small at on...

Renovation report

Ali Schneider, Reporter

March 10, 2017


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  If you were sitting in the Wahlert gymnasium during Ash Wednesday mass, you were probably wondering where the booming noises were coming from. No, there were not giants playing basketball on the roof. Like most of the strange noises you’ve been hearing for the past year, it was coming from ...

Wahlert dress swap

Wahlert dress swap

Alaina Robbins, Reporter

March 10, 2017


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With Prom just around the corner, planning has already begun. After receiving the "go ahead" from the administration, Caroline White, '17, decided to bring a dress swap to Dubuque. Although the swap is run through Wahlert, it is open to the entire Dubuque community. On March 31, Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle Sch...

Rock The Rafters

Rock The Rafters

Ashley Steele, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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Last Sunday’s Rock the Rafters was one of the most successful ever. An annual fundraiser and showcase for the Dance Team, Rock the Rafters has been an annual tradition for ten plus years.   Rock the Rafters is also a camp for girls and boys ages 4-12, and this year’s camp attracted a record-bre...

Science team competes at Science Quiz Bowl

Carly Heying, Author

February 1, 2017


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What is the one constant in Einstein’s Theory of Relativity? Answer: Speed of Light What is the principle that states that a particle’s position and velocity can never be known precisely at the same time? Answer: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Does ebola cause hemorrhaging? ...

From The Gleaner to Telegraph Herald

January 13, 2017


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by Elizabeth Gehling Of the Gleaner   Starting as the Assistant Editor at The Gleaner, Amy Gilligan has moved up in the world to become the new executive editor for Dubuque’s Telegraph Herald (TH). “(It’s) a bit of a dream come true,” said Gilligan. “If you had asked me...

Art Club gives back

Alaina Robbins, Author

November 28, 2016


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Art Club is more than just students meeting every once and awhile. Rather, "Art Club students come together to work on art projects that are both fun and benefit our community," said Megan DeLire, '17. Last Christmas, the club donated handmade Christmas ornaments to Sunny Crest. This year...

Students ‘pumped’ to give blood

Jack Kalb, Author

November 18, 2016


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by Jack Kalb Of the Gleaner Here at Wahlert, students are given a plentiful number of opportunities to make a difference in our world. Recently, one of these opportunities occurred at the blood drive on Nov. 7. The blood drive was hosted by the Red Cross and was offered as an opportunity to students...

Coming Soon: Snap Inc Spectacles change Snapchat world

Alaina Robbins, Reporter

October 12, 2016


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After two years of rumors, Snapchat, now known as Snap Inc, released two new blog posts on Sept. 24, 2016. Out of nowhere, Snap Inc informed their users about the new and improved Snap Inc product. The product is a pair of sunglasses that allows the owner to record events with the Spectacles. Snap I...

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