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Comic-based design student leaves GV on a high note

Comic-based design student leaves GV on a high note

Josipa Shmich, staff writer
April 17, 2014
Filed under Features

Funny and quirky, Carolyn Phongphachone, graphic design senior, will be graduating this year but has clearly developed a personal style as an artist during her time in college. Phongphachone said, “My time at Grand View has been awesome. I have met a lot of really talented people that inspired me... Read more »

The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge: Clive’s best kept secret

The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge: Clive’s best kept secret

Christina Finnell , News Editor
April 11, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Tucked away in a strip mall off of University, a quaint restaurant can be found if one looks hard enough. The Club Car Restaurant and Lounge is a locally owned restaurant located at 13435 University Ave. in Clive. Owners Mary Wellman and Dave Tasler took a big leap when opening the restaurant in... Read more »

Who to know: Adam Fast

Heather Carpe, Reporter
April 11, 2014
Filed under Features

College can be filled with challenges, but for Adam Fast, digital media production junior, one of these challenges has been a lifelong struggle. Fast has autism, and while he does not let this hold him back, he does recognize the difficulties that come with this condition. “I find myself asking... Read more »

The Way of the Vikings

The Way of the Vikings

April 11, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

This has been a stellar year for the sports department as many teams won a conference title and multiple teams went on to win national titles as well. Football, wrestling, men’s and women’s volleyball, men’s soccer, men’s and women’s bowling and men’s and women’s indoor track have all... Read more »

CYCLE AROUND IN STYLE

CYCLE AROUND IN STYLE

Theresa Macdonald, photo editor
April 4, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Classic bikes redesigned and completely customizable, from the wheels to the banana seats, stand in clusters around Ichi Bike. Dan Koenig, owner of Ichi Bike, greets customers by name, asking what he can do to help answer questions or pick out a bike. Ichi Bike is located at 311 East Walnut St. in... Read more »

‘Bad Words’ will make you L-A-U-G-H

Thaianna Finestead, staff writer
April 4, 2014
Filed under Features

With his sarcastically vicious ways and in-your-face attitude, Jason Bateman doesn’t F-A-I-L starring in and directing “Bad Words.” It’s a hysterical movie that will leave the viewer gasping for air, but it is also filled with emotion. The film is rated R for vulgar language and adult themes. Bateman... Read more »

Students’ view: should parents be active on social media accounts?

Evan Stober, staff writer
April 4, 2014
Filed under Features

With today’s society advancing technologically and the older generations catching on, it’s now time to confront the fear of having your parents, or in some cases, grandparents, on your social media sites. Parents and the elderly have connections to be made on the Internet as well, so it is not unlikely... Read more »

Dating in college

Sarah Price, staff writer
April 4, 2014
Filed under Features

Unlike Victorian times, when there was “the season” for young women to try and win over potential suitors, the dating season is always going on for today’s young people. Now, dates are no longer always first at a woman’s house or chaperoned. Today’s daters typically are more casual, less about... Read more »

Fleur Cinema and Cafe offers more than movies

Fleur Cinema and Cafe offers more than movies

Theresa Macdonald, Photo Editor
March 28, 2014
Filed under Features, Top Stories

Going to enjoy a movie at the theaters has been a favorite pastime for many people. Whether with friends, parents, or on a date, many enjoy the idea of sitting down, eating buttery popcorn and watching a movie on the big screen. Fleur Cinema and Café, located off Fleur drive, offers a different variety... Read more »

Doin’ doughnuts up dorm style

Cade Jones, Reporter
March 28, 2014
Filed under Features

Zach Renshaw, computer science freshman, and Roy Hummel, sport management freshman, have a lot in common. Both men are roommates, dual-sport athletes, and both are known throughout campus as world-class doughnut makers. Renshaw said, “They were magnificent.” It all started after the two friends... Read more »

Academics and Fine Arts

Sarah Price, Staff Writer
March 28, 2014
Filed under Features

When schools make budget cuts, the fine art programs are often one of the groups to feel the biggest loss. But studies and those in the fine arts have seen that subjects like music and theater positively impact students in other areas of life, especially academics. Nick Watson, music senior, said,... Read more »

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Amanda Willmert, Staff Writer
March 14, 2014
Filed under Features

Monster Cookies   3 eggs 1 ¼ c. packed brown sugar 1 c. sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. vanilla extract 1 (12 oz.) jar creamy peanut butter 1 stick butter, softened ½ c. M&Ms ½ c. chocolate chips ¼ c. raisins (optional) 2 tsp. baking soda 4 ½ c. quick-cooking... Read more »