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July 20, 2019

“World War Joy” by The Chainsmokers

June 21, 2019

I’ll be honest - when I first heard that The Chainsmokers had released a new album, my first reaction was, “Really? Again?” And this is not to say that I don’t like their music, because I do. The only reason I feel this way is because their last album, “Sick Boy,” dropped on December 14...

“Collaborations Project No. 6” by Ed Sheeran

June 21, 2019

Excited. Overjoyed. Dying of anticipation. These are all accurate descriptions of how I felt when I found out that Ed Sheeran was coming out with a new album. And, let me be clear, I am most definitely not an Ed Sheeran fanatic, a Sheerio, as those who are like to call themselves. I am, however, a fanatic...

“Hurts 2B Human” by P!nk

June 21, 2019

A few weeks ago, P!nk released her new album, “Hurts 2B Human,” in which, she addresses difficulties she’s faced in her life and well, quite simply, how it hurts to be human. P!nk is known for her albums “The Truth About Love” and “Beautiful Trauma,” both of which contain songs most of...

“Nightmare” by Halsey

June 21, 2019

American singer and songwriter Halsey has only recently come to my attention. Personally, I feel like she might be one of those celebrities that people don’t realize they’ve heard of. For example, if somebody had said her name, I wouldn’t know who they were talking about - yet, if one of her songs...

Destruction of historic buildings causes controversy

Destruction of historic buildings causes controversy

Emily Chafe

June 20, 2019

The decision to raze two historic buildings in the Wayland Town Center has set off a contentious relationship between local preservationists and the Trinitarian Congregational Church. The Trinitarian Congregational Church’s former parsonage, built in 1903, and former Ewing office building, built...

7th graders take on the world through Destination Imagination

Remmi Shaw, Ellie Tyska, and Isabella Arenas

June 19, 2019

Editors Ellie Tyska and Remmi Shaw explore the Wayland Wizards, Wayland’s Destination Imagination team. Members share their experiences after their return trip from Kansas City for the STEM Global Competitions. The global finals required for the Wizards to show off its teamwork and management skills,...

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Atharva Weling named winner of Freedom Prize

Caterina Tomassini

June 19, 2019

Sophomore Atharva Weling is the winner of the 14th annual Freedom Prize Essay contest. Not only does Weling get to put this honorary title on his future college resumé, but he also walked away with a $500 check and a framed certificate. Each year, all 10th graders at WHS write essays regarding freedom...

Wayland’s best places to visit this summer

Wayland’s best places to visit this summer

Nicole Erdekian

May 30, 2019

1. Wayland Town Beach This is a great local option for a quick beach day. Grab a towel, sunscreen and a friend, and head to the beach! It’s also a great location to either go paddle boarding or kayaking. There are services to rent either. 2. Rope swings In the mood for an adventure? Take a trek...

National school shootings influence WHS policies

National school shootings influence WHS policies

Meredith Prince and Caitlin Newton

May 29, 2019

Since shootings such as that at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida last year and more recently at Highland Ranch STEM school in Colorado, schools around the country have taken into consideration the revision of their policies regarding lockdowns and shelters. Wayland High School...

Internships give students opportunities to pursue passions

Internships give students opportunities to pursue passions

Jess Reilly

May 28, 2019

While trudging through the depths of quarter four, many students are desperately daydreaming of their summer plans. Most are counting down the days to a summer full of relaxation and fun. Some students at WHS, however, have taken the initiative to get involved in internships this summer. Working at an...

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