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Wayland Student Press

End the Cuban trade embargo

Basil Halperin

April 27, 2009

The American trade embargo against Cuba, created in 1962 in response to the Cuban Revolution that instituted the Communist regime of Fidel Castro, and later the Cuban Missile Crisis, has managed to last 47 years. It somehow survived the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and 10 American presidential...

WSPN picks up the Pacemaker once again

WSPN picks up the Pacemaker once again

Melanie Wang

April 26, 2009

WSPN shined under the blazing Phoenix sun last week, picking up its second consecutive Pacemaker Award from the National Student Press Association (NSPA) on Saturday, April 18th. Six Wayland students and two teachers were on hand to receive the honor in front of a crowd of thousands of fellow student jo...

Participate: Mystery Voice Competition


April 26, 2009

This week, WHS Language Department is hosting the annual Mystery Voice Competition, in which students guess the owners of the voices recorded in mp3 files online. Sentences spoken in these files are in foreign languages, and a new file is updated on each day. Any faculty member could be speaking the...

Ultimate Frisbee makes a Spartan stand

Sam Boegehold

April 17, 2009

The Wayland Ultimate Frisbee team, known as "the Sports" and feared by all, fell to the Lincoln-Sudbury Taco Wagon last Wednesday, 15-7. Greatly outnumbered, ten Waylanders battled the massive LS team, which was made up of an estimated thirty trained and dedicated Ultimate players. The match is already...

WHS to observe Day of Silence

Sasha Pansovoy

April 14, 2009

On April 17th, hundreds of students at Wayland High School will refuse to speak, and their silence will be heard loud and strong. They will be participating in the annual national Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a project from The GLSEN, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, and it was...

Modern day pirates challenge the U.S.

Basil Halperin

April 12, 2009

Rogues harassing the world’s great powers. Muslim African pirates capturing American sailors far off the coast of Africa. This could describe this week’s scene on the Indian Ocean, off the coast of Somalia, where Somali pirates took an American skipper hostage. It would equally well describe the...

Spring Track: new season, new goals

Jennifer Adler

April 8, 2009

The air is warmer, the days are longer, and once again the outdoor track is in full use. Both returning champions and first-year athletes can be found on the girls track team, each prepared to set and accomplish her own individual goals. “As the new head coach of the outdoor track season, I am excited...

Window: nine down, seven to go

Mellisa Yu

April 7, 2009

Nine dances down and seven more to go. With over a month left, it would seem like the Window Dancers are in good shape for their performance in mid-May. However, as much choreography as they have down, there are still what feels like an infinite number of miniscule details to work on. "We are doing...

Ultimate Frisbee defeats rival Weston

Sam Boegehold

April 7, 2009

Blood was spilled, territory was claimed, and Wayland made itself known as a fierce competitor, coming away with a big win in the Weston-Wayland Ultimate Frisbee game last Wednesday, Wayland's first official in-league game of the year. The final score of the match, 15-4, is testament to the tenacity...

Fighting global warming in the recession

Basil Halperin

April 6, 2009

Last week, House Representative Ed Markey, who represents the third precinct of Wayland, and is chairman of the special House committee on global warming, introduced a bill that would set up a cap-and-trade program to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. The...

Helping out the environment

April 2, 2009

You may have noticed that during the past few weeks, biology students have been running bake sales, adopting animals and doing other good deeds in the name of the environment. Here are few eco-friendly messages, brought to you by Oliver Levin, Elena Drews, Cassidy Way, and Lauren Obermiller: Save the Rai...

Teaming up for Coach Adrian

Kathryn Washek

April 2, 2009

For any Wayland child who has learned to play basketball, soccer, or baseball, chances are it was with the help of Wayland legend Adrian Gomes. For over 20 years, he has been dedicated to coaching and teaching sports in Wayland. Unfortunately, Gomes’s teenage daughter, Alex, has been battling cancer...

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