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Song Review: “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa

Coldplay's lead singer Chris Martin performs onstage with his bandmates. WSPN's Alyssa Dickstein offers a review on the band's latest album,

Alyssa Dickstein

December 16, 2019

Dua Lipa is back! After a one year hiatus, Lipa has returned to the top charts with her new single, “Don’t Start Now.” The song opens: “Did a full 180, crazy.” But, despite what this intro implies, Lipa has not changed at all. In fact, based on this new release, her music has stayed the same...

Album Review: “Everyday Life” by Coldplay

Coldplay's lead singer Chris Martin performs onstage with his bandmates. WSPN's Alyssa Dickstein offers a review on the band's latest album,

Alyssa Dickstein

December 16, 2019

After seven albums, Coldplay has decided to try something new in album No. 8, “Everyday Life.” It’s refreshing. It’s different. It’s a change for the band, but even though it changed its genre, it did not change the topic it sings about: tragedy. In the past, Coldplay had a very specific sound:...

WSPN’s holiday gift guide

As the holiday season comes closer, so does the time for gift giving. Shopping for anyone can be stressful, especially if you aren't sure what to buy. Any gift will make your recipient smile regardless, but check out the ideas below for some fun options.

Anna Ilyin and Rebeca Kamens-Gil

December 12, 2019

As winter arrives, along comes the season of gift giving. For many, gift giving can be a stressful task, especially when you have no clue where to start or what to get. But it doesn't have to be this way! As long as your gift is meaningful, it's sure to be loved by its recipient. Still not buying it?...

WSPN’s holiday movie guide

It’s A Wonderful Life hangs on a Christmas tree, as it’s remembered as one of the best Christmas family movies ever. It’s remembered for the message it spreads about family, love and hope. Not only that, but it also tells the story of a man who’s just about given up but kept going.

Brasen Chi

December 11, 2019

As Christmas approaches, the time to watch holiday movies arrives as well. Whether it be a Christmas throwback or a newer release, the options are plentiful for the season. Comedies: "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (1967, 2000 and 2018) "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is a holiday classic...

Senior Ryan Dowling’s “back2california” smashes Spotify following release

Senior Ryan Dowling releases a new song with artists Hannah Hausman and

Jessica Reilly

December 10, 2019

While WHS students got an exclusive preview of senior Ryan Dowling’s newest song “back2california” during the Spirit Day pep rally, the song was officially released on Thanksgiving day. Since the release, its popularity has expanded well outside the WHS community, earning spots on 11 Spotify editorial...

Behind the scenes of a cappella rehearsals (video)

Behind the scenes of a cappella rehearsals (video)

Julia Wegerbauer and Julia Raymond

December 9, 2019

A cappella is one of the most widely known student-run organizations at WHS. The co-ed Madrigals, male T-Tones and female Muses put in hours of work before each concert, and reporters Julia Wegerbauer and Julia Raymond went to see what goes on during a rehearsal.

Artist of the Month: Aydan McGah

Junior Aydan McGah has been painting for over five years, ever since she took her first art class at summer camp. “[My favorite piece I’ve created] is a landscape painting of the mountains and flowers. I really loved the picture online, so I just wanted to recreate it,” McGah said.

Christina Taxiarchis

December 2, 2019

One summer, five years ago, junior Aydan McGah partook in a random art class whilst at summer camp. Little did McGah know that she would discover her love for painting, a hobby she would later bring back home. “I have been painting for around five years," McGah said. "I became interested in art...

Disney+ streaming service launch a screaming success, competes with Netflix

Junior Luke Tacelli scrolls through the Disney+ page in the media center. “If I got Disney+, I would be excited to watch the old shows and movies that remind me of my childhood,” Tacelli said. “I liked all the Marvel movies, 'The Simpsons,' 'Pirates of the Caribbean,' and also 'Tron' and 'Big Hero Six.'”

Allie Nunn

December 2, 2019

Netflix lovers, meet the new streaming service that hit 10 million subscribers in a matter of hours. After years of preparation, The Walt Disney Co. launched its first streaming service: Disney+. Disney+ consists of an endless selection of legacy content produced by Disney and Fox, as well as new exclusive...

Josh Ellenbogen

Josh Ellenbogen

Christina Taxiarchis

November 30, 2019

Name: Josh Ellenbogen Grade: Senior Favorite store: “My favorite store to shop at has got to be Nordstrom because it encompasses my style. They have a lot of items that I would like to wear, and I [know] I can go through and find pieces I enjoy.” Online shopping or in-store? “I definitely...

Michayla Mathis

Michayla Mathis

Christina Taxiarchis

November 30, 2019

Name: Michayla Mathis Grade: Senior Favorite store: “I like shopping at Forever 21, Urban Outfitters and H&M. I like those stores because the clothes fit me nice.” Online shopping or in-store? “I like online shopping because being in the store causes a lot of anxiety.” Fashion...

A Cappella accomplishes first show (video)

A Cappella accomplishes first show (video)

Julia Callini and Julia Wegerbauer

November 27, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 26, the Muses, T-Tones and Madrigals performed for the first time this year.

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