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Side Effects of Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine

Estefany SortoMelendez, Writer June 15, 2021

What could be a possible side effect after getting a COVID-19 vaccine? According to the CDC updates/information, the most common side effects are pain, redness, and swelling. You can also feel tired, get...

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Shrimpy’s Burrito Bar—Exclusive Interview

Gianna Dennis, Writer June 15, 2021

Have you ever tried Shrimpy’s Burrito Bar? It’s a restaurant owned by Walt Whitman High School graduates. The owners Ryan and John are incredibly dedicated to the business and leave every one of their...

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Vaccine Passports—Everything You Should Know

James Steigerwald, Writer June 15, 2021

As vaccinations start to roll out across the world, a lot of us find ourselves eager to go see our family and friends again or simply just want to visit new places. However, traveling still remains somewhat...

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AP Exams in 2021

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief June 15, 2021

The school year is finally coming to an end. And with that, students in Advanced Placement classes (APs) recently took their final exams in their respective courses, referred to as AP exams. Some students...

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media

Faith Tyburski, Editor May 3, 2021

Looking at screens all day is awful for health. Despite the fact that many people are aware of this, they are forced to stare at screens for work or school. After staring at screens all day, people then...

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Warm Weather

Gianna Dennis, Writer May 3, 2021

Finally, no more snow! April is here, which means that we can start putting away our winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, and boots. We may have lost an hour of sleep due to daylight savings, but now the...

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A Year Inside

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2021

It hardly feels like over a year since the COVID pandemic caused the shut-down of Walt Whitman High School, and yet it has been. At the time, the majority of us expected to be back in school after a few...

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2020 Holiday Activities— COVID-19 Can’t Stop All Our Fun!

Abigail Tavera, Editor February 12, 2021

Although it seems that COVID has ruined everything this year, it has not spoiled our holiday spirit! There are still so many holiday activities that people are enjoying in spite of the restrictions the...

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Holiday Traditions During the Pandemic

Faith Tyburski, Editor February 12, 2021

It's the most wonderful time of the year once again, but this year’s holiday season looks a whole lot different. Rather than doing the same traditions they have done for years, families are instituting...

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A Guide to the Video Game Industry for High School Students

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2020

The video game industry is expanding at a rapid pace—the market is expected to pass $159.3 billion by the end of 2020. This means that there are plenty of opportunities—as a side hustle, through freelancing,...

Did Quarantine Make You Read?

Did Quarantine Make You Read?

Faith Tyburski, Editor December 2, 2020

It is no secret that most people do not read, especially teenagers. Many teenagers would much rather spend time watching Netflix or playing video games. Did quarantine change this? Did teens get so bored...

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COVID-19 Vs. The Film Industry

James Steigerwald, Writer December 2, 2020

Will the film industry ever be the same? The Coronavirus pandemic has halted film production and closed cinemas all around the world. Movies have been either postponed to future dates or canceled altogether....

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