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Lianna Kowalke, Co-editor

January 11, 2017


Filed under News, Perspectives

Valentine’s day has a different meaning for everyone. For some it might inspire images of red roses and romance. Others might dread the inevitable, distasteful PDA on display in school hallways. The holiday could also be celebrated by crying alone to The Notebook, eating ice cream and wishing for love ...

The End & The Beginning

Susan Tran, Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under News

The United States of America is gearing up to bid farewell to its current president, Barack Obama, and welcome its newest president, Donald Trump. January 20th, 2017 marks the end of an era and signifies the beginning of another. Obama is not officially finished as our nation’s forty-fourth preside...

Students’ Motivation: Grades over Learning

Lydia Sundberg, Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

There is no argument that students require motivation in order to perform in school; however, where these motivations are directed has become corrupted. In modern high schools, there is great pressure on students to receive all A’s and take vigorous courses, and as a result, getting good grades has...

The Year of the Rooster

Susan Tran, Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

Lunar New Year, more commonly known as Chinese New Year, is a major holiday celebrated by Eastern Asian people all around the world. It signifies the first day of the lunar calendar, and this year, it falls on Saturday, January 28th. It is a time of fun and festivities, spent with plenty of family...

Backward-Looking and Forward-Thinking: The New Year

Riley Doyle, Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

The year 2016 has ever so gracefully come to a close, and all the promises of 2017 have just been unlocked.  There is something indescribable about the New Year: a lingering optimism that pervades our minds.  We set New Year's Resolutions, confide in others our goals for the future to come, and vow...

Gripes & Pipes

Alexine Siwy, Contributor

January 10, 2017


Filed under News

The year 2016 was historic. A year of plot twists and cliffhangers, a year of defeats and victories. For the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, 2016 was a year full of violence, anguish, and hardships which have carried on into 2017. The Standing Rock Sioux tribe in North Dakota spent months protesting the ...

In Memoriam of Josh Church – A True Friend

Jack Berens, Co-editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

On November 16 just five days after his seventeenth birthday, WTHS Junior swimmer Josh Church passed away unbelievably abruptly.  He was a friend of mine (and very many), and if you knew him or want to know about him, please visit his obituary page on the Warren Cemetery's website: http://www.warrencemetery.com/book-of-memories/2773566/Church-Joshua/obituary.php I...

Black Friday Blurb

Lianna Kowalke, Co-editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under News

Black Friday is best known for its crazy deals and the even crazier consumers that come along with it. As the first day after Thanksgiving, the last major holiday before Christmas, Black Friday marks the beginning of the Christmas shopping season. But have you ever wondered, Why call it Black Friday? You're not alon...

Changing Presidential Leaves and Fresh Lenses

Vicky Wagner, Contributor

November 14, 2016


Filed under News, Perspectives

November 9, 2016 was pivotal for the trajectory of the country. Picking who will be president for the next four years is hard and complicated. Many people have their own thoughts and their point of views.  Donald Trump is our next president and some people have to accept on what's happening....

Safe Roads and Better Roads

Safe Roads and Better Roads

Riley Doyle, Contributor

November 14, 2016


Filed under News

Turn on the television in the months prior to November, and attack ads seem to have monopolized every possible time slot.  Varying from absurdity to slander, many in the public have become jaded because of the constant political banter; after all, how many of these verbal assaults have relevance to...

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