BraydenIest

Brayden Iest

About Brayden Iest

Brayden Iest, ‘21 plans to study agricultural engineering at Fresno State or Cal Poly to create his own farming business. Iest, growing up on his father’s dairy, spent the last five summers caring for calves, and driving tractors. He will continue to participate in CSF and Brother to Brother, mentoring junior high boys. He loves playing tennis and last year achieved runner-up champions with his team in division playoffs. At his church, Iest volunteers in the summer as an actor for the yearly VBS dramas. While in The Feather, Iest hopes to make a difference in his school and community.

COLUMN: Respecting leadership

By |2019-02-04T16:01:45+00:00February 4th, 2019|Column, Feature Podcast, Opinions, Top 5|

Currently, America finds itself torn by opposing views of our leaders. I believe that many people judge our leaders solely on opinions from the media, without hearing the facts and deciding for themselves. I think that these opinions lead to a disrespect of the authority that God places over us.

Super Bowl LIII anticipated to draw millions of viewers

By |2019-01-25T09:58:26+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Athletics, Feature Podcast, Winter|

As one of the most watched sporting events of the year according to History.com, the Super Bowl attracts millions of viewers each year and has only grown in popularity over its 52 championship games. History.com also records that Super Bowl Sunday ranks 2nd in US food consumption with Thanksgiving at 1st.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate offers immersive gameplay

By |2019-01-09T12:11:49+00:00December 17th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Feature Podcast, Gaming/Tech|

Super Smash Bros Ultimate released for the Nintendo Switch on Dec. 7, 2018. As the 5th installment of the series, plenty of fans were eager to pick up the game, including my brother. The game features an possibility of 8 players at one time. The game also features over 75 playable characters, which in the first installment, only 12 characters were available. This all happened in a span of 19 years, with the first installment, Super Smash Bros, released in 1999.

Imagine Dragons returns with new album ‘Origins’

By |2019-01-09T13:26:20+00:00December 16th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Music, Reviews|

Coming out with their 4th album, Origins, Imagine Dragons attempted a few new aspects into their music. Music enthusiasts find it difficult to ignore their growing popularity since the release of the hit Radioactive in 2012. However, Imagine Dragons changed a few things with the release of Origins.

COLUMN: Dress code and daily clothing

By |2018-12-13T10:26:55+00:00December 13th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

According to the National Center for Education Statistics 57% of US schools have some type of dress code that they enforce on the students. Some contain more standards than others, but all try to maintain a sense of safety within the school. As a disclaimer, dress codes make up a fundamental part of schools and they have fair intentions. However, dress codes tend to contain a mistake or miscommunication here and there between students and teachers.

Subterfuge provides strategic challenge, team building with players

By |2019-01-09T12:17:24+00:00December 7th, 2018|Arts & Entertainment, Gaming/Tech, Reviews|

Strategy, diplomacy, and cunning. Playing Subterfuge involves all of these traits and more. A weeklong game of alliances, takeover, and a large amount of planning, the mobile game Subterfuge won several Mobile game awards in 2015. Subterfuge’s creators are Noel Llopis and Ron Carmel.   

PBS representatives provide insight into local journalism industry, productions

By |2019-02-08T09:43:42+00:00November 27th, 2018|Feature Podcast, Features|

As a multimedia corporation, PBS’s goal is to educate people of all ages nationwide. PBS created 15+ well-known kids shows such as Sesame Street, Arthur, Cyberchase, Wild Kratts, Barney and Friends, Caillou and Super Why. However, ValleyPBS also provides a broad horizon in education which includes various news outlets and adult through teen shows. 

Make a Difference Day encourages service to others

By |2018-11-01T18:34:36+00:00October 26th, 2018|News|

People think that it takes a lot of time and effort to get involved and make a difference in people’s lives. However, this is not the case. Make A Difference Day encourages citizens of all ages that the participation of little things does have a positive effect on others.  

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