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  • October 9Seniors Scott Ladish and Elle Blake crowned homecoming king and queen

  • September 26The homecoming dance will be held 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 7

  • September 26The homecoming game will take place Oct. 6 against Bishop Ward

  • September 18The PSAT will be held Wednesday, Oct. 11 from P1 to P2.

Talkin reflects on his time at Piper

Talkin reflects on his time at Piper

Trey Trumbo, Sports Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under All About Alumni, Student Blogs

Piper has had 98 grades to graduate. Each graduating class has had special students in every single grade. One of these alumni is Jacob Talkin. Talkin graduated in the school year of 2015-2016 and now attends Washburn University. He participated in soccer, bowling and much more during high school. ...

Shelton develops goals for last year of high school

Taylor McEachron, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Senior Year Flashbacks, Student Blogs

Senior year is a time to reflect on the past three years of high school. Senior Jordan Shelton said that his high school experience has been surreal. Shelton describes his experience as adventurous. He has enjoyed getting to meet new people and all of the teachers as well. Along with that, Shelton has a ...

Conspiracy theory: Lohan sees double

Conspiracy theory: Lohan sees double

Hannah Haworth, Co-Web Editor

September 20, 2017


Filed under Illuminati Confirmed

I am an avid conspiracy theorist. I lose myself in the ideas that live behind our reality that may or may not be real. The first theory involves a well known celebrity from many people’s childhood, Lindsay Lohan. Lindsay Lohan, before her eventual downfall into a life of court appearances and DUIs...

Golden shares senior advice

Golden shares senior advice

Colton Lloyd, Co-Business Manager

September 12, 2017


Filed under Senior Year Flashbacks, Student Blogs

Senior year can be an intimidating time for many with college, TEC, entering the workforce or any other post-secondary decision right around the corner. Among the seniors this year, Emma Golden offered her opinion of senior year and advice to the underclassmen. “Bittersweet” was the word that Golden used t...

Book store’s rich past influences promising future

Book store’s rich past influences promising future

Scout Moulder, Managing Editor

August 31, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, Showcase

As you enter The Raven Bookstore in downtown Lawrence, you’re immediately greeted by the feeling of nostalgic comfort. This sense of homeyness is the type of feeling that can only exist when the faint scent of books is lingering in the air, the shelves are stacked high with stories waiting to be read...

Past staff member creates room to preserve history

Past staff member creates room to preserve history

Emma Johnson, Mass Media Student

August 28, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, News, Showcase

Piper is quickly coming up to its 100th class to graduate in 2019, which is a milestone for its history. There is one woman who is trying to preserve history in one small room in the school’s district office. Her name is Sandy Hennessey, and she is the creator of the Piper Historical & Alumni R...

Local shop owners share their part in Lawrence’s history

Local shop owners share their part in Lawrence’s history

Lauren Textor, Web Editor-In-Chief

June 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Hidden Kansas City, Showcase

While Lawrence, Kansas, is not a cultural hub like New York, London or Paris, it has its own vibrant history, and not all of it dates back to its role in the civil war. Local shopkeepers play a part in continuing to keep Lawrence relevant in a different way.

Tuesday Advice: Investing and dating are the same thing

Jenna Asherman, Design Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Student Blogs, Tuesday Advice

A lot of you are bad at investing, which is why you’re bad at dating, Let me tell you why you buy high and sell low - You’re like, “Oh, this stock is amazing. Everyone is buying it. Let me buy a few shares and see what it’ll do.” You know what happens here? That stock goes down. That’s w...

Tuesday Advice: What your resume is and what it should be

Jenna Asherman, Design Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Student Blogs, Tuesday Advice

Kids, I have recently been spun into the rank of soulless retail drone. And let me explain how that happened. This summer, my mother made me choose between getting Lucy, the cutest dog you’ve ever seen, or getting another tattoo on my ribs. It’s clear what decision I made, as currently I d...

Tuesday Advice: On appreciating others

Tuesday Advice: On appreciating others

Jenna Asherman, Design Editor

September 6, 2016


Filed under Student Blogs, Tuesday Advice

Originally written Oct. 8, 2015 TB to when I was a kid, and whenever it was snowing, I’d go outside with the lids of plastic bins and sled down hills with them over and over until I almost lost my thumb due to frostbite. If I was at my grandparents house, I would slide down onto the top of a fr...

Papa in the Kitchen: Eat your Zoodles

Papa in the Kitchen: Eat your Zoodles

Mikaela Papageorgiou, Managing Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Papa in the Kitchen

  March 11, marks one of the best holidays I never even knew existed until this past week. It is national “eat your noodles" day. So what I decided to make for you was some delicious noodle stir fry. Correction; Zoodle stir fry. No, that is not a typo, I really meant to type Zoodles. Now honestly,I don...

Papa in the Kitchen: Sushi

Papa in the Kitchen: Sushi

Mikaela Papageorgiou

September 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Papa in the Kitchen, Showcase

As the leaves start changing and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes and the sight of UGG boots are around every corner, there’s only one thing that can really get you into the fall spirit. And that is ... Sushi. OK, wait; before you stop reading this because you think I’ve gone insane, just h...

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