The Gleaner

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, Showcase

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...

Review: Midnight Sun

Review: Midnight Sun

Ali Schneider, Editor

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Upon watching the trailer for Midnight Sun, the correct assumption to make is that the movie is merely another one of the countless teen romance movies. I went to the theater wholeheartedly thinking that this film would have no real plot line and be two hours of cheesy romance. I was pleased to find out t...

Respect Is Not Difficult

Maddie Roling, Reporter

April 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

With the society we live in today, judgment, hate, and ignorance can be found everywhere we go. The media often urges our generation to be the change we wish to see by becoming more open-minded and understanding of each other and our backgrounds. Instead, people often react by saying, “I’m just ...

Adventures from public school to private school

Paige Hummel, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Since it is Catholic Schools Week, we celebrate having the privilege to attend a Catholic school. Although it seems religious values are the only thing that separates our school system from Dubuque Community Schools, I have noticed from personal experience many differences. At Wahlert, we have...

This is Shane Broderick

This is Shane Broderick

Maddie McCarron, Reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Flashback to the Wahlert Homecoming skits in 2011. There’s a kid lying across a piano, dressed in a purple tux, impersonating Justin Bieber. He’s smiling from ear to ear making everyone laugh with his singing. This is Shane Broderick. That following spring, the Wahlert Men’s soccer team makes it ...

News about net neutrality

Dalton Avenarius, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, Opinion

Net neutrality is the rule that internet or web services are required to allow access to all websites and apps. With the removal of net neutrality, internet providers and cell phone carriers can charge additional fees to access certain websites and apps. They can also change the speed of an in...

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