Wayland Student Press

  • Vice Principal James Nocito to retire

  • Wrestling wins quad meet against Keefe Tech, Lexington and Holliston on Saturday 12/8

  • Seniors Rachel Chau, Sid Iyer, Andy Wang, junior Tristan Wolff recognized with All-Eastern musical honors

  • Wayland prohibits recreational marijuana shops

  • BREAKING: School Committee votes for 8:35 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. WHS schedule, shorter Wednesdays to remain

  • Second vote for WHS Athletic Complex Renovation project postponed from November to April

Sam Boegehold

Sam Boegehold

Ian Stack

March 22, 2009


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Why do you think Waytown Cosmo chose you to interview? Clearly I was your last resort. Ski a mountain or surf a wave? Surf a mountain. I was just thinking, if I was invincible I think surfing the lava flowing out of an erupting volcano would be really intense. What is the most awkward moment of ...

An unfit response to genocide

Basil Halperin

March 9, 2009


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Last week the International Criminal Court indicted Sudanese president Omar Bashir for war crimes committed in Darfur, despite calls for restraint because of ongoing peace negotiations. The indictment was the first ever warrant issued by the International Criminal Court, or the ICC, against a sitting...

Senator Burris, it's time to resign

Basil Halperin

February 26, 2009


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Senator Burris, you need to step down. We at Wayland High School are lucky enough to live in a (relatively) corruption-free state. Those in Illinois are not as lucky. Illinois state history is a how-to manual in corruption. Six Illinois governors have been indicted for corruption, and that’s not inclu...

Lucky 18 in Israel?

Basil Halperin

February 22, 2009


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The number 18 carries a special value in Hebrew. It is representative of the word "chai," meaning "life." You might know it as a symbol worn as a necklace by many Jews, or as the amount of money given as a Bar or Bat Mitzvah gift – actions meant to symbolize the blessing of long life. The number 18,...

WSPN Promo: Did I tell you I love you?

Sasha Pansovoy

February 3, 2009


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Back in the day, Walt Disney said: “I love Mickey Mouse more that any woman I have ever known.” For Valentine's Day, make your affection known to everyone and your loved one by submitting a shout-out to WSPN! Once you submit a sentence, WSPN will feature it on the top of the front page where the...

Bush makes last push to curb reproductive rights

Sasha Pansovoy

January 16, 2009


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President George W. Bush has taken one final shot at the abortion issue. Specifically, he has pushed to pass the “right of conscience” legislation which will allow medical personnel “to refuse to participate in any practice they object to on moral grounds, including abortion but possibly birth...

Paradise on Earth

Sasha Pansovoy

December 1, 2008


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Vacation traveling is usually entertaining, but when I found out, near the end of last spring, that my family and I were going on a two week sailing vacation in French Polynesia, I got really excited; the French Polynesian Islands are considered “paradise on Earth,” and I was about to see for myself....

Expensive snacks make students go crazy

Whitney Fletcher

November 8, 2008


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One fifty for a croissant? Sixty cents for a chocolate chip muffin? Most of you were probably appalled to discover the sudden increase in nearly all the snack line items. This change probably came unexpectedly, leaving you to frantically search for spare change in your pockets, while quietly cursing...

Latest Recalls: Chocolate and Coffee

Latest Recalls: Chocolate and Coffee

Sasha Pansovoy

October 28, 2008


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We all remember the toy recall last year; many Fisher-Price toys were recalled due to a lead poisoning scare. Of course, no one wants their child to get lead poisoning. Now, the recalls have been announced on such popular items as chocolate or coffee. Recently, seven hundred tons of milk powder wer...

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