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Wayland's state senator running for Kennedy's seat

Wayland's state senator running for Kennedy's seat

David Murphy

October 20, 2009

This past Friday, state Senator Scott Brown dropped off 11,500 signatures at the Secretary of State's office, the first portion of the 17,000 he needs to put his name on the ballot left empty by the late Ted Kennedy. The winner of this election will fill the position of Senator until a Senate race can be held in November of 2010. Brow...

2012 presidential candidates sound off on hopes, goals

Evan Barber

May 13, 2009

With the class elections coming up this week, these class of 2012 Presidential candidates have been working hard to get the last votes which will separate them from the others. The pressure is getting higher as the big day gets closer. The candidates, current President Carolyn Jones, and nominees Kush...

Student Council presidential candidates speak

Larissa Franklin

May 11, 2009

As the end of the race for Student Council President draws near, WSPN asked each of the candidates four questions, giving them the opportunity to get their messages out to the entire Wayland population as well as give the Wayland High School population the opportunity to compare answers from the candidates...

Interview with Valerie Eisenson, '11 presidential candidate

Interview with Valerie Eisenson, '11 presidential candidate

David Ryan

May 11, 2009

With class elections rapidly approaching, many students have seen campaign posters around campus. While entertaining, the posters don't explain what each candidate plans to do as a class officer. WSPN contacted all of the candidates for President and Vice-President from the Class of 2011, asking candidates...

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...

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...

Spanish inquisition chases Bush officials

Basil Halperin

March 31, 2009

A Spanish judge, Baltasar Garzón, famous for prosecuting Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, has begun taking steps towards prosecuting Bush administration-era officials for torture. For years, many on the far left have been calling for special prosecutors to scrutinize the roles of top level Bush administration...

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