The Wayne Stater

The heartbreaking story of Gabriel Fernandez

Kaitlynn Breeden, A&E Editor

March 4, 2020

“The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is a new Netflix documentary that follows the murder trials of eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez. Pearl Fernandez and her boyfriend Isauro Aguirre tortured her son for eight months, keeping...

Animal Crossing popularity continues

Zachary Hain, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Animal Crossing, an open-world video game, will come to the Nintendo Switch on March 20. The Nintendo company broadcast a 25-minute gameplay episode of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Youtube, Twitch and Facebook on Feb. 20....

WSC junior leads Sioux City symphony

Whitney Winter, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Kaylee Moe, a junior, music education major at Wayne State College, conducted the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra while they played “A Crazy Thing Called Love.” “It was crazy, it was cool, it was fun and it was really exciting,”...

“Just Read” this new podcast review

Zachary Hain, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

WSC student Nick Ulrich recently recorded the first episode of his new podcast “Just Read It!” It’s a podcast featuring WSC English professors Dr. Becky Zavada and Dr. Stephanie Marcellus. The description of the podcast...

JP Saxe drops extended play works

Zachary Hain, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Artist JP Saxe released a new EP, (extended play), called ‘Hold It Together’ on Spotify. This EP contains six songs including: 25 in Barcelona: "If The World Was Ending,” featuring Julia Michaels; “Sad Corny F***;” “3...

“Maniac” portrays mental health

Christina Coffman, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

Mental health is a conversation that, in recent years, has come to the forefront and is widely talked about. Taking these types of health concerns seriously has been both beneficial and controversial in the United States. Some...

Soldiers’ journey

Zachary Hain, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

“1917” is an intense World War I film, which follows the journey of two soldiers. It is the eighth film directed by Sam Mendes. The film was written by Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns, produced by Mendes, Pippa Harris,...