West Side Story

  • Girls soccer plays Xavier at home May 22.

  • Softball plays Dubuque Hempstead at home May 22.

  • Show Choir Auditions from May 23 - 25.

  • Last day for seniors is May 23.

  • Graduation Rehearsal for all seniors at 12:30 at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, May 23.

Summer popsicles

Summer popsicles

Deniz Ince and Kristina Rosebrook

May 25, 2018


Filed under A&E, Entertainment, Food, Showcase

Recipe 1 Perfect Peach Ingredients: 2 cups water 2 peaches 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons lemon juice Directions: Combine water, diced peaches, honey and lemon juice and blend until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and place in freezer. Insert popsicle sticks after about one hour. ...

The Reynolds Year Review

The Reynolds Year Review

Luke Reynolds, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under A&E, Arts, Film, Literary, Music, Reviews, Showcase

It has been one heck of a year. I'd like to take a moment to look back on some of the best things I reviewed this year and other titles I didn't get a chance to talk about but deserve their moment in the spotlight. On a side note, this year on West Side Story has made me appreciate the power of writ...

Missing in action: a “Monday’s Not Coming” review

Missing in action: a “Monday’s Not Coming” review

Luke Reynolds, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, Arts, Literary, Reviews, Showcase

I remember looking up at the Missing Persons Board at Walmart when I was younger. My mind would always rile up with fear, thinking that one of the kids photocopied on a piece of paper could be me someday. What if I went missing for so many years that I got a digitally-rendered photo of me as an adul...

Breaking world records

Breaking world records

May 21, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Humor, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

Staff member Ethan Goers attempts to break some not-so-serious world records in a not-so-serious video.

Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody: an eloquent orchestra

Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody: an eloquent orchestra

Carmela Cohen Suarez, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Music, Showcase

Located on a busy intersection downtown Iowa City, the Voxman Music Building is the stunning venue of Orchestra Iowa’s concert. The Voxman Concert Hall is acoustically designed to distribute sound to the audience equally, and the majority of the building is dedicated to the study of musical perfor...

Met Gala 2018: top 15 best dressed

Met Gala 2018: top 15 best dressed

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, Fashion, Showcase

The annual Met Gala is a gathering of celebrities to raise money for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and is easily the single biggest night for fashion. Essentially mixing prom and haute couture fashion, the Met Gala is an extravagant night to celebrate fashion and art. With this...

Chalk the Walk Mount Vernon 2018

Chalk the Walk Mount Vernon 2018

Teya Kerns, Photographer

May 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Multimedia, Showcase

This year marks Mount Vernon’s 13th annual Chalk the Walk. Many of the artists opted for vibrant drawings from the movie “Coco”, in honor of Cinco de Mayo. With live music, scrumptious food, and beautiful art, this year’s Chalk the Walk served as a way for artists to feature their skills and fo...

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