William Gruwell

What to expect: COVID-19 and the presidential election
Photo courtesy of Wikicommons | President Donald Trump at a rally in New Hampshire, in July of 2015 By William Gruwell ’21 The ROUNDUP COVID-19 single handedly put the entire world on hold. It halted immigration, world trade and the stock market nearly as quick as the eye can see. With the upcoming 2020 United States presidential election, changes are imminent, and questions must be answered. How will the candidates…
Water-based Horror films
Photo provided by Wikimedia Commons | The main antagonist of the “Jaws” franchise, Bruce, swims toward the ocean surface on the 1975 “Jaws” book cover. By Will Gruwell ’21 THE ROUNDUP Throughout the past few decades, the entertainment industry has witnessed a significant increase in the production of horror films revolving around the ominous mystery of the vast ocean. The movie “Jaws” kicked off this trend in 1975, featuring a…
High school bans backpacks
Photo illustration by Ridge Peterson ’21 | Students wearing backpacks like these can soon be considered a threat on high school campuses across the country. By Will Gruwell ’21 THE ROUNDUP Local Arizona high school is banning backpacks on campus following a long lockdown after an apparent gun threat that occurred on Oct. 9, 2019 at Douglas High School. There was an anonymous alert for a school shooting threat, endangering…