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Spartana

Spartana

Madeline Phuong, Junior Editor

All content by Madeline Phuong

How the Spartana is Made: From Pub Room to Printing Press

March 1, 2022

A knock on the door. Moments later, a glossy pile of magazines floats into the room, bringing with it the heady scent of ink. Whether placed on a discreet...

Bus Driver Shortage

Bus Driver Shortage

December 16, 2021

    Southwest Allen County is facing a pressing staff shortage.      The district’s shortage of bus drivers is especially impacting students...

Behind the Scenes: Cafeteria Confections

Behind the Scenes: Cafeteria Confections

December 13, 2021

Many look forward to the delightful bite of cafeteria cookies on the daily or of cinnamon rolls on the monthly, but who is behind the making of these scrumptious...

Cafeteria Cookies

Cafeteria Cookies

November 17, 2021

Chocolate Chip Cookies 1 ⅝ cups flour ¾ cup white sugar ¼ cup brown sugar ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½...

Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

October 26, 2021

  Isabella Ambrose Isabella traditionally goes camping at the Chain ‘O Lakes campgrounds with her aunt and family every fall. While there, she...

Mural Walk

Mural Walk

September 30, 2021

(1) Theoplis Smith III - I Scream Fort Wayne Mural (222 Pearl Street) Theoplis Smith III, artist and owner of Phresh Laundry LLC, views everything as...

Spring Arts Week

Spring Arts Week

May 20, 2021

It’s back! Spring Arts Week graces the virtual halls of Homestead High School for its 20th anniversary. In 2001, former Homestead English teacher and...

Stop AAPI Hate

Stop AAPI Hate

April 25, 2021

Pulled by the opportunity of striking it rich in gold, East Asians began to immigrate across the Pacific Ocean during U.S. westward expansion. In 1871,...

Womens Herstory Month

Women’s Herstory Month

March 20, 2021

Amid the March Madness craze for basketball and the growing dread of Tax Day, one vital celebration is too often disregarded: Women’s History Month....

Taking a Shot at Flattening the Curve

Taking a Shot at Flattening the Curve

February 25, 2021

“Do we prioritize infrastructure or lives saved? Those are different strategies,” Allen County (Ind.) Health Commissioner Dr. Matthew Sutter said during...

Hindsight 20/20

Hindsight 20/20

December 14, 2020

It’s safe to say that this past year has been quite a journey for all of us. In the unpredictability and anxiety of it all, the accomplishments that...

The Art of Giving

The Art of Giving

November 24, 2020

Thanksgiving — a holiday rooted in the Wampanoag tribe’s legendary generosity when welcoming Plymouth settlers with a feast, spurring the annual day...

Allen County SPCA Adoptions

Allen County SPCA Adoptions

November 24, 2020

For many, quarantine was the purr-fect opportunity to welcome a new furry friend to the family. Countless adopters found their match at the local nonprofit...

The Art of Quarantine

The Art of Quarantine

October 31, 2020

ARTicle:  Creativity blooms under the most unlikely of circumstances. In the case of the COVID-19 pandemic, quarantine allowed for a creative utopia...

The Art of Diversity

The Art of Diversity

October 30, 2020

Right now, there’s a lot of frustration in our community that we wouldn’t be experiencing in better times,” Mayor Tom Henry said. “The culture...

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