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This is a page from “Pasta,” a zine made by sophomore Julien Noble. In this zine, the protagonist makes spaghetti, the swirling noodles symbolize his swirling thoughts, and he is eventually consumed by his anxiety.

Youth in crisis

Vivian Wu, Staff Reporter; Videographer January 13, 2022

Homework, school, and other activities, worldly problems, personal problems - these are issues that all students face. With so much going on in teens’ lives, it can be difficult to find balance through...

Hawks spread cheer for all to hear

Vivian Wu, Staff Reporter; Videographer December 23, 2021

Holiday Hawks with heart

Vivian Wu, Staff Reporter; Videographer December 20, 2021

Happy holidays, AHS

Vivian Wu and Sarah Rose December 14, 2021

Crochet/Knitting Club founder, junior Ocn Brown, ready to go with her knitting supplies.

Welcome to the Knitting, Crochet Club

Vivian Wu, Staff Reporter; Videographer November 18, 2021

Do you ever walk around and see someone bent over with half a scarf made between two needles? Nowadays, it is not too rare to find someone exactly like that at school, and chances are, that person is probably...

Join Journalism!

October 29, 2021

Why Journalism? Be a voice for the community and the Hawk Nest. Cover real topics for real audiences using real skills. Not everyone who takes journalism goes on to pursue it after high school, but...

The Talon News team held a press conference with five of the seven candidates running for Ankeny School Board election on Thursday, Oct. 28 at Ankeny High School. Candidates spoke on a wide variety of topics including the importance of empowering leadership, diversity and inclusion, and providing safe and welcoming environments for all in the Ankeny Community School District. 

Candidates pictured from left to right: Lori Bullock, Joy Burk, Shelly Northway, Lori Lovstad, and Sarah Barthole

A conversation with Ankeny School Board candidates

With local elections approaching, the Talon news team met with five of the seven Ankeny School Board candidates looking to fill the three open seats. Candidates Joy Burk, Lori Bullock, Sarah Barthole,...

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