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Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Opinion: The inaccessibility of SAT help hurts lower income students

Abby Mitty and Naomi Lathan
June 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Showcase, WSPN

The typical WHS junior sits at home and scrolls through the necessary SAT scores for the college of their dreams. They took the test a month ago and their scores aren’t exactly what they want them to be, but this student has nothing to fear. A quick email to their college counselor with a CC to their...

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why I Don’t Recommend Watching 13 Reasons Why

Lucy Hughes
June 15, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts, Reviews, WSPN

I started watching 13 Reasons Why because my friends told me to. “You have to watch it,” they told me. “Why?” I’d ask, “Is it that good?” “No, it is not good, but it is something you have to watch,” they would reply. “You have to watch it because it teaches about suicidal students...

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2

Matt Karle
June 14, 2017
Filed under Articles, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews, Showcase, WSPN

James Gunn’s second installment to his successful “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise falls somewhat short of its predecessor’s unique charm, but through its impressive effects, entertaining action sequences and light-hearted sense of humor, it still provides a fun film for audiences looking ...

WSPN looks at summer fashion trends

WSPN looks at summer fashion trends

Masha Yakhkind and Aimee LaRochelle
June 14, 2017
Filed under Features, Multimedia, Opinion, WSPN

WSPN's Masha Yakhkind and Aimee LaRochelle take a look into the latest summer fashion trends popping up this season.    

Review: Wayland High School Planner app – a breath of fresh air

Review: Wayland High School Planner app – a breath of fresh air

Jay Abdella
June 5, 2017
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Showcase, WSPN

The new Wayland High School Planner application is a vast improvement over the last. It's as simple as that. The app is a complete upgrade from the buggy and crash-prone software created by a former senior. The three main aspects of the app -- accessibility, memory and the user interface -- work together...

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
Filed under Articles, Opinion, Recent Posts

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.

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