ICYMI: Week of December 19 – racist graffiti found on WHS grounds, “Love not Hate” rally and winter break


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Nadya Chase

In the weekly series, “In Case You Missed It,” News Editor Nadya Chase summarizes stories from the past week with links to the corresponding WSPN article.


WSPN’s Talia Macchi shared an infographic about tips for new drivers in the snow. Editor Nadya Chase wrote about the language department holiday gift drive for the Yawkey Center. Macchi, along with WSPN’s Katya Luzarraga and Co-Editor-in-Chief Genevieve Morrison, shared information about the racist graffiti found on WHS grounds.

WSPN’s Aimee Smith, Luzarraga and Chase reported on the “Love not Hate” rally in response to the racist graffiti. Co-Editor-in-Chief Emily Roberge, WSPN’s Charlotte Thirman, Luzarraga, Smith and Chase produced a gallery about the “Love not Hate” rally.


Staff Reporter Sierra Dale shared an infographic about WHS students’ plans during winter break.


Staff Reporter Jenny Shine created an infographic showcasing WHS students’ predictions about who would win the World Cup.


Staff Reporters Emma Zocco and Carolina Sdoia photographed the swim and dive meet against Holliston. Zocco also produced a gallery about the Wayland Winter Choral Concert.


WSPN’s Reva Datar reviewed the movie “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Meanwhile, WSPN’s Kris Poole-Evans recapped the 2022 Mnet Asian Music Awards. Staff Reporter Selena Liu created a Christmas crossword puzzle.

Liu and Staff Reporter Tina Su shared an infographic about WHS students’ holiday wishlists and spending habits. Meanwhile, Staff Reporters Jane Tardif and Jessi Dretler wrote about some of their favorite activities to do during winter break. Staff Reporter Mischa Lee shared her top five holiday movie recommendations.


Staff Reporter Jeffery Zhang wrote about the importance of Christmas spirit, as well as the controversy of celebrating Thanksgiving. Chase shared her opinion about Christmas overshadowing other important winter holidays.

WSPN’s Kally Proctor commented on the recent Earthshot prize in Boston. Meanwhile, Roberge discussed the controversy surrounding Candace Cameron Bure and Great American Family.