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Real Talk: Blood Drive

Real Talk: Blood Drive

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

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

All Voices Matter: put the controller down

All Voices Matter: put the controller down

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

We’ve all got addictions that we aren’t ready to face yet. Like phone addictions. Studies show that it is a very real problem and has a handful of mental health risks. We tell our parents that we totally aren’t addicted to our phones and that we need our phones for many things, like school and wor...

Desperate to drive

Desperate to drive

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Upperclassman can drive themselves to dates, jobs, school, and so much more. But for freshmen, getting anywhere involves asking parents and siblings to drive us around. This is a challenge on so many levels. In a study by Stage of Life, 61 percent of teens have been in a relationship. While upperclass...

Keeping Up With Kanika: a little blood goes a long way

Keeping Up With Kanika: a little blood goes a long way

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


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One pint of blood. Yet three lives saved. It’s amazing what sitting in a chair with a needle in your arm for ten minutes can do for others. Having been a part of HOSA for so long, blood drives now seem like a routine to be involved in. From organizing sign ups, creating hall passes, and handing out sixteen yea...

Say It Louder: looking beyond the stars

Say It Louder: looking beyond the stars

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2018


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People tend to make fun of those interested/invested in astrology, but the concept is very interesting and makes a lot of sense. Basically, how it “works” (or believed) is that the alignment of the stars in the universe affect a person’s mood, personality, and environment depending on when they wer...

Real Talk: December holiday traditions

Real Talk: December holiday traditions

Sydney Andros, WTV Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

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

All Voices Matter: vaccinations

All Voices Matter: vaccinations

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018


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Winter is the season when viruses begin to peak, which means you’re more likely to catch a nasty sickness if you don’t take extra precautions. The CDC says that the influenza in 2018 is worse than the swine flu outbreak back in 2009, which killed around 200,000 people worldwide. Everyone hates getting sick, so that’s why we have medicine and vaccines...

Destination Health

Destination Health

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, Story Carousel

Wingspan's Katharina Santos offers advice, insight, and personal experiences revolving around health in her blog: Destination Health.

Barking out ways to help dogs in need

Barking out ways to help dogs in need

Allie Lynn, Guest Contibutor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Volunteering is often a word despised by teenagers, but most don’t know how easy and fun it can be especially when it’s working with animals. Animals are a great volunteering opportunity for everyone and there is many different places to help including Operation Kindness, SPCA, and Allen Animal Shelter.  With 6.5 million animals entering U...

Keeping Up With Kanika: benefits of introspection

Keeping Up With Kanika: benefits of introspection

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

With December here and deadlines swiftly approaching, I am going through what I believe are my last few rounds of college applications and forms. I’ve been writing short answers upon short answers for my supplementals, and while they can be stressful, I’ve found that a lot of good has come out of...

Say It Louder: life after senior year

Say It Louder: life after senior year

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

December 3, 2018


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Senior year is an odd one. You’re not quite an adult who is ready to live alone and pay bills and not rely on your parents, but in a few short months you’re going to have to be (if you’re going to college). It’s a very scary, yet very exciting transitional period. Everyone I’ve discussed this...

All Voices Matter: no means no

All Voices Matter: no means no

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

When we were all kids, we were all taught the words “stop” and “no”, and we took these words to heart. When you ask someone for something, and they say no, you stop asking. When someone tells you to stop doing something, you stop doing it. Sometimes we get angry or sad because of it, but we ge...

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