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Looking Back At The February 2019 Incoming Freshmen Fest

Looking Back At The February 2019 Incoming Freshmen Fest

Jessica Lim, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2019


Filed under News

On February 13, Warren held one of their first 2019-2020 incoming freshmen events. Tables covered in alternating blue and yellow cloths manned by current Warren student representatives brought the school spirit to what was surely a warm and exciting welcome for eighth graders looking towards their future. Following...

The Reemergence of Thrifting

The Reemergence of Thrifting

Anna Wheeler, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under News

Thrifting has recently become a popular activity among teenagers, especially with its glorification on social media platforms. Now, what was once seen as an indication of low income is considered to be trendy. While this may seem amazing on the surface, as wearing secondhand clothing helps save the environment, ...

National Letter of Intent

National Letter of Intent

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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What is the National Letter of Intent? The National Letter of Intent is a document that indicates a student athlete's commitment to participating National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) colleges and universities in the United States.  It is a legally binding contract that may only be signed by...

What Even Was The Government Shut Down?

What Even Was The Government Shut Down?

Damaria Finley, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


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“Will the Wall be built?” Each year the government negotiates 19 appropriation bills set to be finalized by October 1st. In 2018, Congress could not come to terms on bills, so they passed time by agreeing on short extension bills to get the US by. But then Trump demanded that any further extension ...

Educating Voters

Educating Voters

Athirai Ambikkumar, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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On November 6, 2018, an estimated 113 million Americans turned out for the midterm election, a startling increase from past years (Vesoulis). The driving force for this change? The record number of 18-24-year-old voters that made it out to the polls. This was unexpected considering the inclement wea...

Encore Performance of “And Then They Came For Me” To Support Pittsburgh Victims

Encore Performance of “And Then They Came For Me” To Support Pittsburgh Victims

Jessica Lim, Chief Editor

November 1, 2018


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Ms. Janice Zimmerman, Director of our Fall Dinner Theatre program would like students to be aware of a very special event. "This Sunday, November 4, the WTHS Theater Department will be performing once more the play And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank. The performance ran ...

CLC Offering Guaranteed Transfer Admission To 20+ Universities

CLC Offering Guaranteed Transfer Admission To 20+ Universities

Jessica Lim, Chief Editor

October 1, 2018


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With many of our seniors now applying to colleges, a common concern is the often exorbitant cost that comes with attending. One alternative may be studying at a community college for a few years before continuing undergraduate education elsewhere. Located nearby, the College of Lake County enables students to f...

Up and Coming at Six Flags…the Maxx Force

Up and Coming at Six Flags…the Maxx Force

Lena Groth, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Get ready, because Six Flags Great America’s up and coming Maxx Force is not a roller coaster for the faint of heart! It is a triple record-breaking and thrill-filled launch coaster coming in 2019. Reaching 78 miles per hour in under two seconds, it has the fastest launch in North America! But that...

The U.S’s bombing of Syria

Brianna Thompson, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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On Friday night, the United States, Britain, and France bombed Syria. Together, all three countries hit three of the following targets: a research center, a storage facility, and an equipment facility and command post all believed to be related to Syria's chemical weapon's program. Russian Presid...

The Talk

The Talk

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

While watching a recent Blackish episode on ABC, "The Talk" was drawn to my attention for the first time. In this specific episode, the show teamed up with P&G in their My Black is Beautiful initiative to spread awareness of "The Talk," presented as a dialogue between African American parents and...

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