ICYMI: Week of January 16 – ChatGPT, future WHS college athletes and speaking out against racism


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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 Aimee Smith shared an infographic about students’ preparation for midterms. Editor Nadya Chase reported on the Academic Center offering midterm review sessions next week.


WSPN’s Nina Wilson and Co-Editor Sophia Oppenheim reported on the influence ChatGPT has had on WHS.

“The future is unknown with technology like ChatGPT readily available,” Wilson and Oppenheim wrote. “While models like it remain very new, some believe that this invention will change the shape of technology as we know it, and with it, our lives.”


Staff Reporter highlighted freshman Ella Getz’s success on the WHS girls basketball team in this month’s edition of Athlete of the Month.

“Nerves have not stopped Getz from putting up two 25 point games, a 16 and 17 point game and a 13 point game so far this season,” Shine wrote. “Her performances on the court have sparked attention from MetroWest Daily News and the Boston Globe.”


WSPN’s Talia Macchi and Staff Reporter Abby Rafter produced a video about WHS athletes progressing onto the college stage.


Staff Reporter’s Mischa Lee and Sierra Dale shared the top trends of winter 2023. Meanwhile, Oppenheim reviewed the new Netflix documentary, “Harry and Meghan.”

WSPN’s Kris Poole-Evans highlighted Amartya Nagesha in this month’s edition of Artist of the Month. WSPN’s Jackie Cahaly and Deirdre Brown shared an infographic about Winter Week events.


Staff Reporter Jeffery Zhang shared his opinion about the downfall of Cristiano Ronaldo. Meanwhile, WSPN’s Editorial Board wrote about the impact of the racist graffiti found last month, as well as the importance of speaking out against racism.