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Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 5
Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 5
Lauren Johnston and Xavier Potts January 30, 2023

LJ and Xavier are back with a new installment of Passing Time just in time to fill the long winter months. Today's episode covers everything from food to spirit animals.

Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 4 is here: Holiday Edition
Passing Time Vol. 3, Episode 4 is here: Holiday Edition
Lauren Johnston and Xavier Potts

Lauren and Xavier are back again with another LjX Production: Passing Time, Vol. 3, Episode 4 is here, Holiday edition.

Griner, who was detained in a Russian prison since February on possession of  marijuana, was released in a prisoner exchange on Dec. 8. She returned to the U.S. the following day.
Britney Griner returns home in exchange for “Merchant of Death”
Lauren Johnston, Staff Writer

After a 10 month detainment in Russia and getting sentenced to nine years in prison on drug charges Britney Griner, WNBA star, has returned home...

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

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...

House File 9 proposal concerning for LGBTQ students
House File 9 proposal concerning for LGBTQ students
Matthew Gardner, Staff Writer • January 25, 2023

During the first week of 2023, Iowa House Republicans released their first slate of legislation for the year, including a proposal of new requirements for schools on student gender identity. The House File 9 Bill would prohibit school districts from...

Cody Trevino gets the win in his match against Pleasant Valley earlier in the season.
Boys Wrestling takes third at The Clash
Xavier Potts January 11, 2023

Last weekend, the top-ranked Bulldogs traveled to La Crosse, Wisconsin to compete in one of the biggest national wrestling tournaments in the country, The Clash.  Fueled by a 3-0 outing from sophomore Tycho Carmichael and all-tournament performances...

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...

Swifts Midnights reveals a master at her craft
Swift's "Midnights" reveals a master at her craft
Lauren Johnston, Staff Writer • December 20, 2022

Anticipation was high for the clock to strike midnight on Oct. 21 for Taylors Swift’s 10th studio album, “Midnights” and eventually at...

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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
Olivia Pridemore
Olivia Pridemore
Staff Writer

This is Olivia's first year as staff writer for  The Growl. Her hobbies include napping with puppies, planning student council events and meeting new people. Her favorite subject is AP Psych.

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