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Review: Common Cafe and Kitchen

Review: Common Cafe and Kitchen

Aimee LaRochelle
May 16, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Reviews, WSPN

The first things you see when you walk into the aesthetically pleasing Common Cafe and Kitchen (the former Bakery on the Common) are laptops, children, and coffee. The once homey cafe went through a major transformation in fall of 2016 that has turned it into a chic, modern, and polished bistro. The...

Opinion: Do’s and don’ts for prom

Opinion: Do’s and don’ts for prom

Masha Yakhkind and Lucy Hughes
May 12, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

Do’s: 1. Look for your dress in advance. You procrastinator, you! Putting in the time early will be worth it when you’re confident on the orange carpet! Procrastination leads to unneeded stress. 2. Make a group with all of the girls in the grade to share your dresses in. Showing up to prom wear...

Opinion: The death penalty should be legal

Opinion: The death penalty should be legal

Audrey Camacho
April 26, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase

Since 1608, capital punishment has been heavily debated. Capital punishment is when a person is sentenced to death by the state for a particular crime. Ever since the death penalty was created, there has been controversy over whether or not it should be continued. For many years, our government as well...

Opinion: Pressures of high school lead to political apathy

Opinion: Pressures of high school lead to political apathy

Yaniv Goren
March 9, 2017
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You want to start a club, but you don’t have the time. There’s a BLM rally downtown today, but you dare not miss a test about civil rights in history. You just got home after a grueling swim meet, and you can’t wait to scour the Internet for exciting community service opportunities – yet you’re...

Opinion: Club sports win State Championships

Opinion: Club sports win State Championships

Andrew D'Amico
January 31, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase

Each year, the best boys’ and girls’ teams from around the state compete against each other in the MIAA State Tournament. Each year, the most elite athletes who give everything to their sport win the MIAA State Tournament. Coaches spend hours training their players, watching films, and going over...

How to survive midterms and second semester

How to survive midterms and second semester

Naomi Lathan, Matt Karle, Janani Gandhi, Jackie Stoller, Jay Abdella, Wendy Wang, and Meg Trogolo
January 23, 2017
Filed under Articles, Features, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

WSPN reporters offer their best tips on how to survive midterm season and succeed in the second semester of WHS' hardest classes.

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Opinion: Teenagers need more sleep

Genesis Morales
January 18, 2017
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Why am I always tired? In fact, why are all my friends always tired? This is because Wayland schools make me get up early and drag myself to class. Don’t they know that students my age need more sleep because we are growing? Because I don’t get enough sleep, I wake up miserable every morning. When...

Opinion: Lunar New Year should be a school holiday

Opinion: Lunar New Year should be a school holiday

Nathan Zhao
January 11, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, WSPN

In one of the most influential documents in our nation’s history, our Founding Fathers coined the phrase “All men are created equal.” Over time, this simple phrase has had different interpretations and meanings, but even today the basic idea of the phrase still remains relevant: a right to equality...

Opinion: Let the princess find her princess charming

Opinion: Let the princess find her princess charming

Abby McCarthy
January 5, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase

Overjoyed mice wave goodbye to Cinderella as her coach rolls away after the wedding. Cinderella leans forward to share a kiss with her beloved -- a stranger. Even as a child, I was never thrilled by the prince in Cinderella. Like many Disney princes, he offers little personality and serves as a nonentity...

Opinion: Bring the bees to your block

Opinion: Bring the bees to your block

Abby McCarthy
December 13, 2016
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

Imagine if two-fifths of your friends died in one year. That would be pretty traumatic. According to CBC, in the year 2014 alone, two out of five honey bee colonies in the U.S. died. Believe it or not, bees are your friends, and you should be concerned about their deaths. In addition to being cut...

Opinion: The Electoral College is outdated

Opinion: The Electoral College is outdated

Charlie Moore
December 12, 2016
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Politics, Recent Posts

The route to the White House is a long and twisty road full of campaigning, policies, and political treachery. At the end of the 18-month journey, it all comes down to one day: Election Day. The nation watches as states turn red and blue and one candidate gains the electoral votes to come out on top....

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