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Going pro with no dough?

Going pro with no dough?

William Herbst, Reporter

November 15, 2019

It has been a hugely disputed topic ever since the roots of college athletics back in the 1850s. When you have a billion-dollar industry like the NCAA among many other factors, the question must be asked, “Should college athletes be paid?” It has been a tradition throughout college sports for players to...

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Overrated or underrated: You decide

Lola Grap, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Dalton Timmerman, ‘21 Lil Nas X is completely overrated. He had one song that got popular, and then it was completely overplayed, and I heard it everywhere. It got so annoying that I zoned out every time I heard his song. Allie Kutsch, ‘21 “The Office” is not overrated because i...

A new look on PL

Tess Breslin, Reporter

October 2, 2019

by Tess Breslin of The Gleaner The new Personalized Learning program at Wahlert has received lots of praise from both parents, teachers, and students. Although many current and incoming students are loving the new style of learning, there are still many non-personalized learning students that have the...

Students Argue: Is cheer a sport?

Tess Breslin, Reporter

October 2, 2019

by Tess Breslin of The Gleaner Have you ever asked the question, “What really is a sport?” While there is no definite answer, the question remains. Cheerleading compared to the five other fall sports has always been a tad controversial when it comes down to being a sport or not. “Cheer i...

Humans impact Amazon rainforest

Humans impact Amazon rainforest

Alejandro Rojas, Editor

September 26, 2019

If you were to pick the ten most important places to humans, where would the Amazon rainforest rank? For most people, likely not very high.  Although many may not realize it, it is an important place because it, as a forest, produces five percent of the oxygen that we breathe. When the rainfo...

What’s on your summer bucket list?

What’s on your summer bucket list?

Kate Hingtgen, Reporter

June 6, 2019

Summer is right around the corner and everyone has some things they want to achieve this summer. For some people, it can be jumping off a bridge and for others, it's to ride a camel. Here are some of the student's top priorities these next few months. Go on a penny date, jump off a bridge, take my turtle ...

Time is short: A vignette of my time in high school

Jack Doyle, Editor

May 22, 2019

The fluorescent lights flicker carelessly as a smooth spring breeze carries a stray leaf across the otherwise desolate concrete. Five high school friends saunter nonchalantly to the court, balls and sneakers in tow. They don’t have much time left together before they go their separate ways, so a sense of s...

2 cents worth: Time flies, enjoy every moment

Jared Block, Reporter

May 20, 2019

by Jared Block Of the Gleaner As senior year comes to a close, the class of 2019 is looking back at their high school careers. Some look back with regret, some are satisfied with their time and others have mixed feelings. Some seniors offer advice to high schoolers next year based on what they...

New chapter or same story?

Jamie Vondra, Reporter

May 2, 2019

  This upcoming New Year’s, people will tell themselves, “I’m going to eat healthier,” or “I’m going to get more exercise.” Although many make New Year's resolutions, does anybody really follow through with them? Ms. Barbara Ressler’s least favorite holiday is New Year...

Wahlert’s what to watch for Christmas

Lola Grap, Reporter

May 2, 2019

Christmas break is approaching, and that means it’s time to whip out the classic Christmas movies and snuggle up on the couch with some hot cocoa and a fuzzy blanket. People may have different views on which Christmas movie is the best. It could the Home Alone series, the Grinch, Elf, the Polar Express, National Lam...

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