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Clearing up the College Hysteria

Clearing up the College Hysteria

Meghan Italo

November 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Sports

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, News, Politics, Sports, Technology

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Showcase

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


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

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


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

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


Filed under Lifestyle

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


Filed under Lifestyle

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...

My First Hour With the New iPad Pro

My First Hour With the New iPad Pro

Josh Joseph, Arts and Entertainment Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I have to admit, I was a bit skeptical when I went out and bought the new 9.7-inch iPad Pro from the local Apple Store. But one hour in, I'm now a true believer. Here's why. The first thing I noticed about my new iPad was the screen. From the moment I turned the device on, there was a noticeable differenc...

Teenagers + Ignorance= Unsuccessful Future Job?

Teenagers + Ignorance= Unsuccessful Future Job?

Ashar Farooq, Opinion Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Answer this simple question: what would you like to become in the future? Perhaps you will be an accountant, politician, manager, cashier, doctor, veterinarian, pharmacist, nurse, scientist, mechanical engineer, computer programmer, secretary, judge, lawyer, architect, plumber, mason, or an electrician. Th...

Managing Stress During Finals

Managing Stress During Finals

Tiffany Chuen and Rachel Vaughan

April 5, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

It’s officially spring, which means the impending week of doom (you know, the one with all the finals and Regents) is almost among us, not to mention the additional AP exams that some of us will be burdened with. It’s important to be able to manage your stress so you don’t collapse under the pres...

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