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Passing Time, episode 3, Turkey Day edition
Passing Time, episode 3, Turkey Day edition
Xavier Potts and Lauren Johnston November 22, 2022

Lauren and Xavier are back with another LjX production: Passing Time, Vol. 3, Episode 3 is here, Turkey Day edition.

Eva Fiedler and Claire Franzman use teamwork to help load the truck on loading day.
Bettendorf places second in Hunger Drive competition
Lauren Johnston, Staff Writer

Bettendorf High School was able to raise 64,636 pounds of food which will provide 192,728 meals to families in need within the community. Bettendorf...

Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 2: Halloween Edition
Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 2: Halloween Edition
Lauren Johnston and Xavier Potts

Lauren Johnston and Xavier Potts are back with another episode of "Passing Time," Halloween edition.

Remembering Charly
Remembering Charly
The Growl Staff

Charly Erpelding was a graduate of the class of 2022. She first battled cancer in 2012 when she was eight years old and was cancer free in early...

Charlie Zimmerman helps load boxes of canned food during last years loading day. Last years hunger drive raised a total of 53,000 pounds of food.
Kicking off the hunger drive at Friday’s game
Lauren Johnston, Staff Writer

Fill-The-Truck is the kick-off event for the hunger drive. The annual event will take place at this Friday’s football game versus Pleasant...

BHS students react to Supreme Courts consideration of the Affirmative Action policy
BHS students react to Supreme Court's consideration of the Affirmative Action policy
Hialeah Bever, Editor • November 15, 2022

Throughout the decades, Affirmative Action has received plenty of pushback, along with cases that challenged its validity. But the Supreme Court has continuously ruled that when reviewing college admissions, race may be a factor to consider. Despite these...

Anticipation rises for the 2022 World Cup
Anticipation rises for the 2022 World Cup
Xavier Potts, Staff Writer • November 21, 2022

After four years, the World Cup is back. The biggest event in sports will begin on Nov. 20 in Qatar, and after failing to qualify in 2018, the US men’s team is looking to have (somewhat) of a redemption tour. After ending their 2014 World Cup campaign...

Wakanda Forever doesnt live up to first, but delivers in spirit
"Wakanda Forever" doesn't live up to first, but delivers in spirit
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer • November 22, 2022

Losing Chadwick Boseman seemed like a heavy blow to the Black Panther franchise. So making this movie at all just seemed like the wrong choice,...

Epilepsy, an often misunderstood condition
Epilepsy, an often misunderstood condition
Chaz Nomura, Staff Writer • November 11, 2022

Epilepsy is one of the most misunderstood neurological diseases and the fourth most common. November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and...

Spirit Halloween faces backlash over culturally insensitive costumes
Spirit Halloween faces backlash over culturally insensitive costumes
Jay Signer , Contributing Writer • October 27, 2022

With Halloween approaching quickly, many people debate over costumes that some have deemed culturally insensitive that most Halloween retailers,...

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From Powderpuff to the parade: A week in pictures
From Powderpuff to the parade: A week in pictures
Editorial staff September 26, 2022

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Meet the Staff

Hialeah Bever is a senior. This is her third year as a member of The Growl and her second as editor. Her hobbies include reading, gaming and writing. Her favorite subject is history.

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