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Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

The student news site of Wayland High School

Wayland Student Press

WSPNs Nadya Chase discusses the stigmatization and realities of extra time.

Opinion: I’m not “lucky” to need extra time on tests

Nadya Chase November 22, 2022

It’s no secret that I have severe anxiety. I’m physically unable to hide it, no matter how much I wish I could. My mind constantly feels like a hive, buzzing with worries and intrusive thoughts. I...

WSPNs Katya Luzarraga discusses the negative aspects of always being real.

Opinion: BeReal makes me feel like I need to BeFake

Katya Luzarraga November 18, 2022

Social media revolves around presenting a perfect version of your life, no matter the detriment to your mental health. It’s a vicious cycle. Yet, here we are, with another social media that’s going...

WSPNs Selena Liu discusses Quizlets decision to lock most of its features behind a paywall.

Opinion: Quizlet needs to be more accessible

Selena Liu November 15, 2022

Whether I was learning the different parts of the cell in freshman year biology, memorizing the seven strong acids in sophomore year chemistry or studying for my vocabulary test in junior year English,...

WSPNs Reva Datar discusses how much pressure students are under, and how burn out is a common thing for many, including herself.

Opinion: Hi, I’m burnt out, but let’s pretend I’m not

Reva Datar November 14, 2022

I’ve been standing in the same spot in my bedroom for the past ten minutes. Tears are streaming down my face, and I’m laughing quietly, hysterically to myself. It’s past 10 p.m., and I haven’t...

WSPNs Katya Luzarraga discusses the benefits of having a dog in your life.

Opinion: Dogs are the best remedy for high school anxiety

Katya Luzarraga November 12, 2022

Your day is filled with stress and activities, with no time to even take a breath. Nothing is going your way and you want to cry, but as soon as you open your front door, there’s your dog. Their tail...

WSPNs Bella Schreiber discusses Kanye Wests recent hateful comments, along with his past actions towards certain groups.

Opinion: Kanye West doesn’t deserve a free pass anymore

Bella Schreiber November 10, 2022

18.2 million. That's how many people on Instagram are following Kanye West. Even worse, 31.6 million people follow him on Twitter. Millions of people enable, if not agree, with his horrible behaviors. From...

WSPNs Kally Proctor discusses the Marthas Vineyard immigration incident that occurred last September.

Opinion: Martha’s Vineyard immigration incident

Kally Proctor November 5, 2022

What was he thinking? Just last month, Florida’s governor Ron DeSantis organized a flight of almost 50 illegal migrants – mostly Venezuelan asylum seekers – from San Antonio, Texas to the tiny...

WSPNs Katya Luzarraga discusses the Netflix show, Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story and highlights the drawbacks of the disturbing hit show.

Opinion: Jeffrey Dahmer is receiving the wrong type of attention

Katya Luzarraga November 4, 2022

Why is America so fascinated with serial killers? America's past-time is filled with true-crime dramas glamorizing a cannibalistic serial killer. Not only is it morally concerning, but it brings into question...

WSPN’s Aimee Smith discusses the difficulties surrounding dropping out of classes at Wayland High School.

Opinion: The detrimental effects of dropping classes

Aimee Smith November 3, 2022

Going to my history class feels like sitting in a graveyard. Every other seat is abandoned, mourning the loss of a student who dropped the class. On the first day of school, 13 hopeful students sat in...

Opinion: The comments affect everyone

Opinion: The comments affect everyone

Deirdre Brown November 1, 2022

“Get off the field!” “How’s it feel to play a girls sport?” “Put a skirt on!” I have witnessed grown adults yell all of those comments at my two male teammates on our field hockey team....

WSPNs Genevieve Morrison discusses the lack of free and accessible menstrual products at Wayland High School.

Opinion: We need free access to period products

Genevieve Morrison October 19, 2022

Every girl remembers their first period. Mine was a seventh grade slumber party. Staring at the tile floor of my best friend's bathroom, listening to giggles from the basement, embarrassment and confusion...

WSPNs Emily Roberge discusses the greater implications of Tua Tagovailoas head injury and what it means for the NFLs concussion protocol.

Opinion: Hey NFL, brain health matters

Emily Roberge October 18, 2022

NFL organizations have swept another systemic issue under the rug. Shame on the Miami Dolphins. Head protection is not an issue to play around with, and it’s about time that teams prioritized their players’...

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