ICYMI: Week of February 13 – Mock Trial responds to “sexist” comments, Turkey-Syria earthquakes and behind the scenes of a capella


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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 reported on the search for a new forensics teacher. Co-Editor-in-Chief Genevieve Morrison wrote about the WHS Mock Trial receiving alleged sexist comments by a competition judge. Meanwhile, Staff Reporter Selena Liu broke down the recent Turkey-Syria earthquakes.

Morrison also broke down Superintendent Easy’s discrimination claim. Staff Reporter Chloe Zilembo reported on the Loker Elementary School field day at WHS.


Guest writer Elyssa Grillo highlighted the WHS Cooking Club.

“Senior Eileen Kaewprasert created the Cooking Club at WHS this school year,” Grillo wrote. “The Cooking Club gives WHS students the opportunity to stay after school and learn new recipes from different cultures.”


Staff Reporter Jeffery Zhang shared his opinion on Enzo Fernández’s potential to bring Chelsea to the top of the Premier League. Meanwhile, WSPN’s Bella Schreiber highlighted the IBL tradition at WHS.


Staff Reporters Tina Su and Hallie Luo shared the behind the scenes of the WHS a capella groups. Morrison, WSPN’s Delia Caulfield and WSPN’s Tess Alongi photographed the boys varsity basketball senior night.


Macchi and Staff Reporter Sierra Dale shared their favorite makeup products.

“After TikTok star Alix Earle went viral for her ‘get ready with me’ (GRWM) style videos, fans sold out of many of the products she uses,” Macchi and Dale wrote. “Since these videos have become more popular, we wanted to share our favorite makeup products and why we love them.”


Staff Reporter Nathan Crozier discussed the differences between schools in Florida schools and WHS. Editor Katya Luzarraga shared her opinion on the ban of the term “Latinx” in Arkansas.