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Simply Shreya: the reality of Thanksgiving

Simply Shreya: the reality of Thanksgiving

Shreya Jagan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

A time of gratitude and family. Thanksgiving. This tradition of giving thanks is universal in some sort or another. And celebrating good fortune has always been an event in every culture. But are we mashing the potatoes without understanding what Thanksgiving is actually about? In 1620,...

Piece by Piece: thanking teachers

Piece by Piece: thanking teachers

Madison Saviano, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Walk down any hallway at any high school and I guarantee that you will be bombarded by whisperings. Per the high school norm, most of what you hear is student related stuff. I have witnessed, however, a disturbing increase in the number of teacher-related snipes. Why, I wonder, is there seemingly mo...

Monday with Ms. Marvel: Snapchat filters

Monday with Ms. Marvel: Snapchat filters

Trisha Dasgupta, Managing Editor

November 18, 2019

Over the last few years, Snapchat has become one of the most popular social media platforms among teenagers and young adults. According to the Pew Research Center, in 2018, almost 68 percent of teenagers on social media had a Snapchat account. The social media platform has been growing exponentially s...

Real Talk: Disney+

Real Talk: Disney+

Sydney Andros, WTV Staff Reporter

November 15, 2019

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Sydney Andros hits the halls to ask students about Disney+.

My Latest Obsession: Citadel

My Latest Obsession: Citadel

Aden McClune, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

In this episode, host Aden McClune discusses Citadel: Forged in Fire, a fantasy survival game recently released for Xbox One and PC. ...

Goodbye Gluten

Goodbye Gluten

November 14, 2019

About 3.1 million people around the United States follow a gluten-free diet. One of the main reasons for a gluten-free diet is celiac disease: an autoimmune disorder that affects the small intestine and is caused by a reaction to gluten, proteins found in wheat and other grains.  Despite the fact that...

All Voices Matter: making a concert special

All Voices Matter: making a concert special

Aviance Pritchett, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2019

I went to my very first concert on Monday. It was the first stop of SuperM’s U.S. tour, so besides the fact that it was my first time at such an event, being able to see them live and therefore hear their new songs before everyone else did was an amazing experience. I failed to do the typical things...

Simply Shreya: let them

Simply Shreya: let them

Shreya Jagan, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

I’ve been seeing this for a while. As teenagers, we as a society always seem to undermine the generation before us. We always seem to undermine our parents, and them theirs. There are even certain catchphrases that have become more prevalent around campus. Us on the other hand, not even being...

Cinema Summaries

Cinema Summaries

November 13, 2019

Cinema Summaries is a new blog that will cover all things cinema: reviews, upcoming films, and movie news. With new updates multiple times every week, make sure to check back in for the latest in movie entertainment.

Piece by Piece: watch and learn

Piece by Piece: watch and learn

Madison Saviano, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2019

“Boomers,” or people born during the baby boom, often criticize millennials and Gen-Z for spending too much time on the internet. What they don't seem to understand is that Chrome is the modern day version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, only better. The internet supplies us with massive stores of...

Kanz’s Culinary Crusade

Kanz’s Culinary Crusade

November 12, 2019

Life as a picky and unadventurous eater can be a challenge. Eating the same food at the same place can get a bit tiresome, so this year, Wingspan's Kanz Bitar is embarking on a culinary crusade that will test her limits and push her out of her comfort zone.

Monday with Ms. Marvel: being organised

Monday with Ms. Marvel: being organised

Trisha Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

As we head deeper into the school year, students’ schedules are becoming even busier. Between tests, essays, presentations, and for many seniors, college applications, there are so many dates and deadlines to keep up with. It can become way too easy to become overwhelmed and forget certain dates, but l...

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