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Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Jazz band encourages student self-expression through freeform music

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

December 21, 2018


Filed under Special coverage, VOICES

Every day, classes of students meet in the band room to showcase their talents, but a certain group, known as Jazz Band, meets in the band room to explore their creative side when performing music. Junior saxophonist Joey Gillette believes jazz band is special because of the makeup of the group. “Ja...

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Jaguars defeat Blue Valley at home

Taylir Charest, JAG people editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under FALL, FOOTBALL, SPORTS, Top stories

The Jaguars defeated the Blue Valley Tigers 18-7, holding them to one touchdown on Friday, Oct. 13. To start the game, the Jaguars kicked off to the Tigers. The Jaguars forced a punt on the Tiger’s first possession. Senior linebacker Chase Shryock blocked the punt, which gave the Jaguars the ball...

Sideline Report: Should athletes cross sports?

Sideline Report: Should athletes cross sports?

Braden Shaw, JagWire editor-in-chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, SIDELINE REPORT

Tim Tebow is the epitome of a polarizing figure. He has garnered countless hours of coverage from every sports news outlet due to his devout faith and all around “good guy” persona. His college football career at the University of Florida was superb, although many doubted his transition to the Na...

Politics in discussion: two students discuss the presidential race

Politics in discussion: two students discuss the presidential race

Shelby Hudson, JAG editor-in-chief

April 2, 2016


Filed under FEATURES

Due to increasing tensions between political parties of both candidates and their followers, the school has seen its fair share of political debates between students. In an attempt to hear a debate that doesn’t involve rude remarks between individuals, two students of differing political ideologies, ...

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes second area visit

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders makes second area visit

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

March 5, 2016


Filed under NEWS

To junior Paige Habiger, a second chance to see Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was too good to miss. So, she went to Lawrence on Thursday, March 3, to see Sanders speak at a rally at the Douglas County Fairgrounds Community Building. Last week, Habiger attended the rally at Bart...

Letters From The Editors: Feedback

Letters From The Editors: Feedback

Justin Curto and Jena Smith

March 5, 2016


Filed under BLOGS, LETTERS FROM THE EDITORS

Welcome back to Letters From The Editors. Normally, toward the end of the quarter, we write about our latest special project. However, something happened last night that we want to share about. A few days ago, after hearing that Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Republican presiden...

Don’t count out the ‘unelectable’

Don’t count out the ‘unelectable’

Nick Booth, JagWire news editor

December 15, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

Ever since Bernie Sanders entered the race earlier this year, I’ve been an ardent supporter of his campaign. As somebody who considers the influence of big money the most important  issue in politics, I absolutely loved his message, including his own focus on smaller monetary donations. I agreed wi...

Campaign finance reform is the most important political issue

Campaign finance reform is the most important political issue

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

November 18, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Opinion columns

We’ve all heard of the one percent — this proverbial class of people that has more money than anyone could ever dream of. However, people don’t often talk about the top one percent of the one percent, even though that’s the most politically influential class of people in the U.S. In a country ...

The Music Man: I’m already waiting for Run The Jewels to come back to Kansas City

The Music Man: I’m already waiting for Run The Jewels to come back to Kansas City

Justin Curto, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief

October 23, 2015


Filed under BLOGS

In Run The Jewels’ 2 ½-year career, the hip-hop duo has done a lot. Members Jaime “El-P” Meline and Michael “Killer Mike” Render have topped critics’ best-of-the-year lists, played sets at festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo and even remixed their second album, “Run The Jewels 2,”...

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