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A concert-goer’s conflict: Is General Admission worth it?

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

December 1, 2017

​Sweating. Dehydrated. Feet aching. Sounds terrible, right? Some people would call this a good time—a great time. Especially if they’re at a concert. ​ These are just some of the things that come with a General Admiss...

Superwomen save society

Sarah Fox, Business Manager/R3 News Editor

December 1, 2017

Welcome to the newest generation of powerful superhumans—or should we say superwomen? ​More and more, we see women taking a larger role in superhero films. In Wonder Woman and Justice League, we see Wonder Woman (played...

Coco celebrates Mexico’s cultural side

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

December 1, 2017

Recently, Mexico’s reputation has taken a lot of hits. In television shows, Mexico is often portrayed as filled with drugs, violence and criminals; and it didn’t help that during the 2016 election, President Donald Trump called...

Streaming takes down cinema

Bridget Hyland, R1 Editor in Chief

October 31, 2017

​It’s a Friday night in 1957, and you and your friends are about to do the same thing you do every week: go to the movie theater. Today, 60 years later, the parking lot of that theater might be deserted. This is not to say that movie theaters have gone extinct, but r...

Stranger Things salutes ’80s

Lindsay Freidenrich, Business Manager/R3 News Editor

October 27, 2017

The Season 2 release of Stranger Things has finally arrived, much anticipated by its sci-fi-loving fan base who initially expected the new season’s debut on Halloween. After the Netflix original series’ first season unexpect...

WHS students embrace eccentric Rick and Morty

Peter Ghaly and Stewie Pollock

October 27, 2017

It’s 11:30 p.m. on a Sunday, and junior Cooper Brennan lounges on his couch, eagerly waiting for the latest Rick and Morty episode to begin. ​Brennan, like many others, loves the animated science fiction comedy that airs on Car...

Music artists branch out from pop music roots

Catherine Moore, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

        It came as a shock to many young Disney Channel fans when Miley Cyrus abandoned her country-girl, ringlet-curl image for a platinum blonde pixie cut makeover. Instead of singing about “The Climb,” she swung around...

Netflix cancellation of The Get Down lets down students

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2017

      The Netflix original series The Get Down has been cancelled after just one season. Because it is such a racially inclusive show that portrays the beginnings of hip-hop culture in the 1970s, the cancellation has sparked...

Female superheroes: Entertaining and empowering

Olivia Morrison, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

      Like a lot of girls, I’ve never been a die-hard fan of superhero movies. They were always long and unrealistic, making it arduous for me to sit through. I was never interested in watching a bunch of heroes save the da...

Contact camera takeover? 

Eric Storms

May 27, 2016

DATE:  April 28, 2016:  Today, Sony received a patent for a proposed device that would allow a person to wear a video camera inside a contact lens, and that also allows them to play video back. DATE: May 20, 2021: Tod...

Music with a message: Anohni takes on social issues 

Justin Dudzinski

May 26, 2016

Hopelessness by Anohni is a call to action, proclaiming that if we continue on this trajectory, our future is bleak. This album is a medium for Anohni’s critical messages on a variety of social issues, from climate chan...

A Tip on Tipping

Michelle Ciampa ​ and Teddy Mebane

May 13, 2016

Although tipping is not a legal necessity, it’s vital to the worker and very important for the well-being of society. Too many Americans don’t know the effect that tipping has on waiters and waitresses, especially those ...