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Real Talk: Transition from middle to high school

Real Talk: Transition from middle to high school

Remi Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

With seniors leaving the nest, eighth graders will come in to replace them. But how do they feel about the transition from middle school to high school? For the final edition of Real Talk, WTV’s Remi Williams hits the middle school halls to get their opinion about high school.

Leaving the nest, Wingspan’s leaders say goodbye

Leaving the nest, Wingspan’s leaders say goodbye

June 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It's the end of an era for Wingspan's three editors-in-chief as they embark on new paths. Overseeing one of the most successful high school publications in the country, seniors Brooke Colombo and Keegan Williams, and junior Megan Lin helped lead the way to a multitude of honors including the 2018 NSPA Online Pacemaker, a 2018 CSPA Digital Gold Cro...

Opinion: media maintains its value

Opinion: media maintains its value

Kanika Kappalayil, Guest Contributor

May 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Credibility has become an issue in the explosion of digital media in this age. Surely, it’s always been a concern, especially for journalists who seek to honor their craft, but since President Trump has coined and popularized the term “fake news” and blatantly labelled certain sources of news as untr...

Say it Louder: Ready to be a senior

Say it Louder: Ready to be a senior

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am now 75 percent done with my high school career and I have to say that junior year was definitely the worst one. I have always done fairly well in school ever since I was a little kid. This year, however, things took a turn for the worst. Everyone always warned me about how junior year was the hardest ...

Real Talk: Four day weekend

Real Talk: Four day weekend

Vinanti Vemulapalli, WTV Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

WTV's Vinanti Vemulapalli hits the halls to ask students for their thoughts on the four day weekend right before summer break.

A Little Wisdom: Try something new

A Little Wisdom: Try something new

Abby Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

The year is winding to a close and for some, including myself, our high school careers are ending as well. Regardless of what grade level you’re in, though, the next year probably promises to be different: tougher, more rigorous, bringing a new set of challenges that you don’t think you’re pr...

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why to watch season two

Opinion: 13 Reasons Why to watch season two

Aaron Boehmer, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Warning: Below are 13 Reasons Why spoilers and mention of mature or sensitive content. Viewer discretion is advised. When the first season of Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why was released March 31 of last year, many called into question if the creators presented the sensitive teen-drama in the correct wa...

Sincerely Sydney: 13 Reasons Why not to watch season two

Sincerely Sydney: 13 Reasons Why not to watch season two

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Columns

A few days ago the second season of 13 Reasons Why debuted on Netflix. Just as with the first season, it has many people praising and criticizing the issues they talked about. The debate it still going on whether it’s a healthy show that helps teenagers feel less alone, or one that encourages self-destructive behavior. ...

Opinion: Split identities as Israel and Iran tensions flare up

Opinion: Split identities as Israel and Iran tensions flare up

Yael Even, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Israel and Iran have been back and forth with each other for decades, however the conflict now seems to be heating up even more in Syria. With Iran launching missiles into Israel and Israel retaliating, the relationship between the two countries has been at a low point these last few weeks. And ever since the Iranian...

Say it Louder: early mental health education is necessary

Say it Louder: early mental health education is necessary

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Mental health, especially in high school, is typically an issue that people believe they are educated about. Schools will discuss suicide awareness and what signs to look for, but then move on as if this type of thing doesn’t happen every single day in our country. From a young age, kids should be tau...

Real Talk: Senior Skip Day

Real Talk: Senior Skip Day

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

On this week’s edition of Real Talk, WTV’s Julia savage hits the halls to ask students their opinion on senior skip day.

A Little Wisdom: the value of teachers

A Little Wisdom: the value of teachers

Abby Dasgupta, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Teachers in Oklahoma recently went on strike to protest their low wages and insufficient classroom funding. They initially demanded a $10,000 increase in pay over the next three years and an additional $200 million in classroom funding to go towards textbooks, technology, and other learning aids. It...

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