Wayland Student Press

  • March 17WSPN Practice ACT and SAT exam through Revolution Prep to be administered online
  • March 17All MA public schools to be closed until April 6
  • March 3"Squirrel Girl Goes to College" advances to the semi-final round
  • March 3Wayland SEPAC meeting to take place Thursday, March 12 at 7:00 pm in the Wayland Town Building
  • March 3WSPN to host practice ACT March 21 and practice SAT on April 4th from 9am - 1pm
  • March 3Peer mentors to visit middle school on Thursday, March 12. Peer mentors should contact Benjamin Buffa if interested.
  • March 3Famous Latina director Ligiah Villalobos to visit WHS on Friday, March 6
  • March 3"Super Tuesday" primary elections to take place in the Wayland Town Hall and Wayland Middle School on Tuesday, March 3
  • February 13The Wayland Public Schools Foundation (WPSF) Annual Fundraiser is Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at the Weston Golf Club
  • February 13Wayland World's Fair to take place at the Loker School on Saturday, March 28 from 1-3 pm

Album Review: Spanish Love Songs’ “Brave Faces, Everyone”

Album Review: Spanish Love Songs’ “Brave Faces, Everyone”

Brendan Ho

April 2, 2020

I have a bit of a confession to make–I never intended to use this outlet as a sort of “Recommendations Corner.” I wanted to be a proper critic, who not only trumpeted praise when it was deserved, but came down on records that weren’t up to par. With reviews of two records I adore already published,...

Chat with Cat: “Coronacation” is not an appropriate term

Chat with Cat: “Coronacation” is not an appropriate term

Caterina Tomassini

April 2, 2020

Unless you live under a rock, you are well aware of the nationwide pandemic, COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. This virus caused President Trump to issue a travel ban to Europe, beginning on March 13 through the following 30 days. The virus has also called for the closing of the American-Canadia...

Opinion: Everybody should attend summer camp

Opinion: Everybody should attend summer camp

Jimmy Paugh

March 31, 2020

Many teenagers and adults have experienced overnight summer camps throughout their lives for various reasons, whether it be to meet new people or to improve an athletic or artistic skill. The vast majority of campers and counselors have thoroughly enjoyed their experiences each summer. Each camp has...

Warrior Weekly: MLB Power Rankings

Warrior Weekly: MLB Power Rankings

Josh Schreiber

March 29, 2020

Opening Day is one of the most exciting days of the year for baseball fans around the country. This past week, the MLB season was supposed to kick off with all 30 teams playing in games, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the season will not likely start until at least after Memorial Day weekend. With...

Opinion: Coronavirus isn’t an excuse for blatant racism

Opinion: Coronavirus isn’t an excuse for blatant racism

Atharva Weling and Brasen Chi

March 29, 2020

It was called “The Yellow Peril.” Chinese immigrants flooded into the United States during the latter half of the 19th century, enticed by the possibilities of striking it rich mining gold or just earning a living building railroads. White Americans reacted with unadulterated xenophobia. Lynchings...

Opinion: More than just a headache

Opinion: More than just a headache

Meredith Prince

March 26, 2020

Every student has suffered through a headache at least once in their life, likely many more than one. However, several unlucky teens, such as myself, have suffered a much worse hardship than your typical headache: a migraine. Unfortunately, many people in our society are not very empathetic towards...

Coronavirus’s Impact on the Basketball World

Coronavirus’s Impact on the Basketball World

Dante Coppola

March 24, 2020

After it became public knowledge that Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, March 11, the NBA took the unprecedented step of suspending its season. The NHL followed suit, and the MLB chose to end spring training early. Particularly for the NBA, a decision like this has many...

Album Review: Lil Baby’s “My Turn”

Album Review: Lil Baby’s “My Turn”

Andrew Boyer

March 23, 2020

Lil Baby, one of the breakout stars in the era of autotune and mumble rap, has released his second studio album, "My Turn," a follow up to his debut, "Harder than Ever," which boasted hits like "Yes Indeed" and "Life Goes On," songs that featured the likes of Lil Uzi Vert, Drake and frequent collaborator...

Warrior Weekly: College Lacrosse February Recap

Warrior Weekly: College Lacrosse February Recap

Aiden Chitkara

March 18, 2020

The first month of this year’s college lacrosse season is in the books, and this season is shaping to feature more offense than ever. The 80 second shot clock has made for faster play and more shots. Teams with elite offenses like Penn State, Virginia and Hobart have benefited from this rule change....

Opinion: ‘Avatar: the Last Airbender’ is the best children’s cartoon

Opinion: ‘Avatar: the Last Airbender’ is the best children’s cartoon

Brasen Chi

March 11, 2020

With the 15th year anniversary of "Avatar: the Last Airbender" having recently passed on Feb. 21, I believed that this masterful show deserved to be remembered. For the uncultured, "The Last Airbender" revolves around a world with four nations, each represented by the element that its people can control,...

Opinion: I’m really going to miss Pete Buttigieg

Opinion: I’m really going to miss Pete Buttigieg

Atharva Weling

March 9, 2020

I’m willing to bet that you had never heard of South Bend, Indiana until the race for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination began. It’s the fourth-largest city of America’s 17th-largest state and other than the University of Notre Dame, which lies a few miles north of the city, there are...

Opinion: Remembering Pam Pingeton

Opinion: Remembering Pam Pingeton

Meredith Prince

March 6, 2020

Some of a child’s most impressionable years are the five years they spend in elementary school. Each year, children learn to cooperate with classmates, work as a group, create connections and express their feelings. While a child’s classmates help them develop into who they are, their elementary...

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