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Scorching takes from the students

Kate Hingtgen, Reporter

March 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

“Chinese food at school isn’t even that good.” - Ricky Walker, ‘21 “Kiwi is better with the skin on it.” - Jacquelyn Peckosh, ‘20 “BLT and peanut butter is the best combination.” - Ella Pettinger, ‘21 “Twitter is better than Instagram.” - Olivia Lenz, ‘20 “Happy Joe’s i...

Parkland, 1 year later: has school security improved?

John Sulentic, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Just over a year has passed since the Parkland shooting became the deadliest school shooting in the history of the United States. While protests arose in the following months, they eventually fell back down to the status quo. Gun control and school safety has become a hot button issue in the United ...

What’s next for the Church?

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In August of 2018, a bombshell report by a grand jury in Pennsylvania revealed widespread abuse of minors by priests throughout the state. The report detailed how for 80 years, 54 of 67 parishes in the state had been involved in abuse, and how other clergy members had covered it up. This led...

Why journalism matters to me

Maddie McCarron, Editor

February 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Bias is everyone’s worst nightmare when it comes to news and news reporters. As the days pass, it becomes harder to find straight-forward, honest journalists to deliver ground-breaking, new information. Everyone wants to tie in their opinions with slightly, altered facts to fit what they want the story...

Go on an Adventure

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

It's not everyday you come across a young musical prodigy. Even rarer, to find one that can make his debut album so appealing. Yet, that is exactly what French music producer and DJ Madeon, real name Hugo Pierre Leclercq, has done. Madeon produces electronic music that is reminiscent of pop, yet...

Clerical abuse in the Church

Alejandro Rojas, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In mid-August, a bombshell report from a grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania to the Catholic Church revealed decades-long abuse of members of the Catholic Church, mostly children, by multiple priests throughout the state. Following the report, multiple other states announced that they would begin...

It’s not all in your head

It’s not all in your head

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Oct. 10 marks what many have come to recognize as World Mental Health Awareness Day. People all around the world are affected by some type of mental illness. In fact, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, almost 75 percent of people with mental disorders remain untreated in develop...

Uniforms,to be or not to be?

Uniforms,to be or not to be?

Jacob Richard, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Uniforms. To be or not to be. For seniors, not only can it be a countdown for the end of their high school but also for an end to the polos and tan pants we have all came to love throughout the high school years at school. So why uniforms? There are positives and negatives for school uniforms. ...

Oh Freshman Abby…

Oh Freshman Abby…

Abby Burns, Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

            Wahlert Catholic High School, our beautiful home we all love to hate. By senior year, we’ve all tried to convince an underclassman we have a pool (which we definitely do), we’ve all stayed out in the parking lot until at least 10 p.m. just talking with friends at least f...

Seriously suffering in statistics

Seriously suffering in statistics

Ali Schneider, Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In the past four years, I’ve taken 35 different classes, spent approximately 776 days in school and cried upwards of 100,000 tears over due dates, boys and the inevitable friendship drama. After spewing out all of these statistics, one might begin to believe that I am actually good at stats. The col...

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