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High School Anxiety

Faith Tyburski, Editor

June 5, 2020

Everyone struggles in highschool and faces anxieties.  Almost everyone experiences anxiety that is not necessarily always extreme, but can still be troubling. In fact, anxiety can be quite common in high school. There is an unprecedented amount of stress put on high school students today than in the past. Y...

Try to think of the Good!

Faith Tyburski, Editor

June 5, 2020

Seven AM. The same time as the day before. They say to keep a schedule, so I do, as best I can. It feels like Groundhog Day, the same as yesterday: brush my teeth, have breakfast, do school work. Maybe I will go outside and sit in the sun, or maybe bake something. I have cleaned my room and most of the ho...

Tips to Stay On Top of Your Work During Quarantine

Gabriel Gonzalez, Editor

June 5, 2020

With people stuck inside due to quarantine, many students may find it difficult to stay motivated to complete their school assignments, stay active, or even to do things they normally find pleasurable. This could be quite troublesome for many students who would normally be at the top of their game if ...

It’s the Holiday Season, so How Early is too Early for Christmas Decorations?

By Jack O’Laughlin

January 27, 2020

When one walks into stores such as Michael’s or Target, he might as well have walked into the North Pole. Whether in a small boutique or large department store, it doesn’t take long for us to notice our favorite shopping destinations decked out in red and white with glitter landing everywhere. Yet...

Senioritis: The Silent Killer of Grades and Motivation

By Kayla Sakayan, Editor in Chief

January 27, 2020

Do you find yourself suffering from a severe lack of motivation, perpetual narcolepsy, or the desire to roam around the halls instead of sitting in class? Have baggy sweatshirts and caffeine become your best friends? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then you’re probably sufferin...

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...

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