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The Adventures of a Senior

The Adventures of a Senior

Sebastian Rosa, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Being a senior is weird. At times, you feel relieved because finally you've reached the end of high school and are beginning to embark on the adventures of adulthood. Sometimes, part of you feels sad to leave behind the triumphant moments of your childhood.  Since you are now likely beginning to deal with re...

Anaphylactic Allergies Awareness

Madeline Franz, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

Have you ever had an allergic reaction to something you’ve eaten? What were your symptoms? Did you get a stomach ache, maybe a rash? That is classified as a non-anaphylactic allergy, or simply, intolerance. What are anaphylactic allergies?  Now you may be wondering, what is an anaphylactic allergy? A...

A Corny Idea

A Corny Idea

Jack Cox, Guest Writer

February 11, 2019

The smell of salt water, sand in our hair, and the sun beating down on our skin. They were the dog days of summer. My good friend Raj and I were sitting on the beach talking about the upcoming senior year. We were discussing our various AP courses and different sports we were looking forward to. We ...

Clearing up the College Hysteria

Clearing up the College Hysteria

Meghan Italo

November 9, 2018

As a high school student beginning my senior year, college applications have been a topic at the forefront of my mind. Quite frankly, the process is complex, confusing, and probably the most important set of decisions you’ll have to make throughout your four years at Whitman. Thankfully, you’re n...

2017 in Review

2017 in Review

Ashar Farooq, Managing Editor

January 31, 2018

As we ring in 2018, it is time to reflect on 2017. This was for sure a year of great happenings. The year started out with the transfer of power in Washington as President-Elect Donald Trump took the oath of office on Friday, January 20th. With President Trump’s presidential term came a litany of cabinet a...

2018 Preview

2018 Preview

Ashar Farooq, Managing Editor

January 31, 2018

With 2017 now over, here is what 2018 may hold for the world. The 2018 Winter Olympics are going to unite the world and feature great sporting events in Pyeongchang, South Korea. These games will be held in February, but will not feature Russia after an unprecedented ban due to a doping scandal. ...

8 Songs From “Hamilton” That Will Help You Ace APUSH

8 Songs From “Hamilton” That Will Help You Ace APUSH

Joseph VanGostein, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2018

Let’s face it: early American history is boring. The clothes are stuffy, everything is called the Treaty of Paris, and there are like six Johns. It’s easy to mix up our Federalist Papers with our Kentucky Resolutions, and did Jefferson come before or after Adams? Luckily, there is a wildly-popular Broad...

Goodnight, Sleep Tight…

Goodnight, Sleep Tight…

Kayla Sakayan, Section Editor

December 3, 2017

Do you find yourself looking forward to taking a nap or promising yourself that tonight you will try to get to bed earlier? The recommended amount of sleep for teens ages 14-17 years old is eight to ten hours, but how many of us are actually meeting the recommended hours? Sleep deprivation is one of the...

Why Bots Aren’t the Future Just Yet

Why Bots Aren’t the Future Just Yet

Josh Joseph, Lifestyle Writer

June 12, 2016

After the advent of the modern smartphone over the past five years or so, tech giants have been struggling to find the next paradigm-shifting technology to hit the marketplace. Previously, wearables, virtual reality, and 4K have all been declared to be the next big thing, but so far, all of these categories...

Year in Review: The Freshman Experience

Year in Review: The Freshman Experience

Rebecca LaManna, Opinion Writer

June 6, 2016

When the thought of high school crosses the mind, one imagines an elite social hierarchy in which seniors rule the school.  Those that adhere to this mindset dream of the day in which they, too, will oversee the kingdom and soon pass on to college; however, some are further from accepting this role than o...

Promposing: A New American Sport

Promposing: A New American Sport

Cheyenne Madrid, Guest Contributor

May 17, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year...prom season. It’s a time where boys put on nice clothes and, for a month or two, act like decent human beings in order to sway the answer from “definitely not” to “YES I’LL GO TO PROM WITH YOU.” And meanwhile on the other side of that, the gir...

5 Moments in Scandal That Will Help You Get a 5 on APUSH

5 Moments in Scandal That Will Help You Get a 5 on APUSH

Shannon McHale

May 4, 2016

Spoiler alert advised.

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