Making music from the heart

Director of campus ministry Andrea Arredondo sits in her office located in Goppert Center Sept. 6. Arredondo was the first to realize change was needed in Praise Band and has  implemented  changes with the help of Hillary Talken and Susie Adams. photo by Rachel Robinson

by Rachel Robinson, Opinion Editor

September 12, 2019

Regardless of a student’s religious beliefs, the Windmoor Collective’s mission is to make all feel welcome and able to participate.

Star Spotlight: Dr. Siabahn May-Washington

 St. Teresa’s Academy President Siabhan May-Washington talks about her excitement for her first year at STA Aug. 26. Washington mentions how she is making an effort to get to know students so she can better prepare them for college. photo by Becca Speier

by Sophia Durone, Features Editor

September 12, 2019

The Dart explores Dr. May-Washington’s likes and dislikes as well as her journey to becoming STA's president.

Star Spotlight: Aryanna Wyatt

Senior Aryanna Wyatt poses for a headshot April 22. Wyatt will be part of the EDHEC International BAA, a global business program where she will study abroad in France and Singapore. photo by Amy Schaffer

by Sophia Durone, Breaking News Editor

April 29, 2019

Senior Aryanna Wyatt will spend her college years at EDHEC Business School, an internationally-based college.

Living through climate: the effects of the weather on the Midwest

Richard Budke’s tractor sits in a field after the wet winter April 19. The “terraces” to drain rainwater and melted snow out of the field were damaged, costing Budke $15,000 to repair.

by Ella Norton, Features Editor

April 29, 2019

The recent climate has had many effects on the citizens of the Midwest, with some being devastating.

Student Productions: from playing to producing

StuPro Directors Lauren Daugherty and Grace Marshall critique the actors in their small cast at rehearsal April 9 at Brookside park. The two Seniors StuPro is called “A Day in Pompeii” and will include both singing and dancing. photo by Kendall Lanier

by Tess Jones, Instagram Editor

April 25, 2019

Seven seniors produce their own one act shows for Student Productions this year.

Director of Operations: Holly Long

Long manages her email in the 5th Congressional District Office April 8. When Congressman Cleaver is out of town, she spends her time coordinating events and meetings. photo by Julia Kerrigan

by Julia Kerrigan, Co Editor-in-Chief

April 22, 2019

“This office has taught me flexibility and it has allowed me to sharpen my leadership skills that are already had,” she said. “It just kind of helped me blossom. All the staff, from former staff to current staff, have taught me that.”

Vacationing has an extreme effect on the environment

Graphic by Claire Smith

by Annabelle Meloy, News Editor

March 29, 2019

As students start to travel during spring break, they should be aware of what their travels can do to the environment.

Plugging into Technology’s Impact

Junior Caroline Willis holds her phone after finding the file information of a selfie she took with junior Carlie Duus March 2. The photo file includes details from the timestamp to the camera settings it was taken with, information which becomes permanent once the photo is posted online. photo illustration by Amy Schaffer

by Olivia Powell, Writer

March 21, 2019

Digital footprints leave permanent data trails that may lead into the future.

Star Spotlight – Caroline Scofield

Junior Caroline Scofield, looks at the pictures she has taken on her camera. Scofield takes photos for the Truman social media. photo by Kendall Lanier

by Aspen Cherrito

March 19, 2019

Junior Caroline Scofield began her passion for photography during grade school and it has since escalated into taking pictures for such venues as The Truman and local Kansas City artists.

Reader’s Theatre presents pared performances

Sophomore Elizabeth Parra performs her monologue during rehearsals for STA’s first Reader’s Theatre: “SEVEN.” It took place March 8 in the auditorium. photo by Olivia Wirtz

by Sophia Durone, Breaking News Editor

March 15, 2019

The new Reader’s Theatre encourages STA performers to hone their acting abilities for a play with less than a week of rehearsal.

Defending Data

Senior Sydney Baker reaches toward a wall of data. The binary code is actually a translation of the entire Centerspread text. photo illustration by Amy Schaffer

by Julia Kerrigan and Anna Ronan

March 14, 2019

In an era of increased online usage, data is more vulnerable than ever.

Star Spotlight: Morgan Wright

Wright puts on her boxing gloves. Classes at Title Boxing begin with 7 minutes of warm ups. photo by Rachel Robinson

by Olivia Wirtz, Writer

February 26, 2019

Morgan Wright talks about her love for boxing