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Jordan Bakar

Jordan Bakar, Staff Reporter

Jordan Bakar is a senior at Millard West, and in his second year of being part of the Catalyst team. At Millard West, Jordan is actively participating in various clubs and organizations, such as the National Honor Society. Jordan does a lot of video making, digital design, editing, and photography on the side, as his hobbies. Jordan also enjoys producing YouTube videos on his YouTube channel, “CrewElite” as he loves to connect with fans. This is a great way to share the same interests with similar people, and share ideas. Being able to use and understand how to use complex software and applications gives me new ideas and interests to create something original.

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Clamping all the wood pieces together, senior Thomas Detlefsen wanted to get an idea for how his guitar would look semi-completed, without using glue. He just finished sanding the body of the guitar and had few more things to add to it. “Here I finished sanding on my body and decided to dry clamp all my wood pieces together without any glue along with a few pieces of hardware to get a rough idea of what the guitar would look like when it’s finally complete,” Detlefsen said. “After the whole process, it was satisfying to finally see it come together and start to look like a finished project, especially one that so closely resembles the original guitar it’s based on.”

Stringing innovation

March 11, 2021

Taking the plunge

February 19, 2020

Preparing for the future

February 19, 2020

Winter Driving PSA

January 23, 2020

New Years Resolutions

January 14, 2020

Building bots

December 5, 2019

Festive Friendsgiving

November 26, 2019

STS Promotional Video

November 13, 2019

Carving out some time

October 30, 2019

Learning in 3D

October 2, 2019
Discussing trending topics, junior Brock Evans and Skutt junior Ben Hawk produce their latest podcast episode. During this episode, the two talked about their opinions on who they think are the all time best NBA players. “This was a very interesting podcast to shoot,” Evans said. “We had a great time debating who we thought were the greatest NBA players and also tested each other on various NBA player’s stats.”

The Pick & Roll Podcast

September 17, 2019

BMX riders

September 5, 2019
Doing a clear in a lacrosse game, junior Alexander Rodenbiker (in black) plays lacrosse against the Waukee Warriors. This game was a long and adventurous one, lasting almost three hours. “Playing in the intense summer heat made this game hard,” Rodenbiker said. “I play on the offensive side of my team, which means I have to do a lot of running around the field.”

Interlaced Talent

September 4, 2019
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