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Girls Sports Night: White All Night!

Girls Sports Night: White All Night!

Shannon McHale

March 3, 2016

This past Thursday, our Girls Leaders Organization hosted its 66th annual Girls Sports Night. The event consisted of cheer, calisthenics, dodgeball, volleyball, tug of war, an underclassmen relay, and musical chairs for the Class of 2016 to compete in. The girls have been working since December o...

Girls Sports Night: White All Night!

Girls Sports Night: White All Night!

Shannon McHale, News/Features Writer

February 27, 2016

This past Thursday our Girls Leaders Organization hosted their 66th annual Girls Sports Night. The event consisted of Cheer, Calisthenics, Dodgeball, Volleyball, Tug of War, an underclassmen relay, and Musical Chairs for the Class of 2016 to compete in.   The Girls have been working since December, ...

Theater Honor Society Hosts First Ever Curtain Call

Theater Honor Society Hosts First Ever Curtain Call

Hans Bas, Lifestyle Writer

February 17, 2016

On Friday night, February 5th, Walt Whitman’s Theater Honor Society unveiled its first annual Curtain Call stage production. Unlike the conventional production of a single play/musical, Curtain Call is unique as it is a compilation of scenes and songs from different plays and musicals, many of t...

Does 1984 Belong In Our Middle School?

Does 1984 Belong In Our Middle School?

Deanna Tabibzada, Arts and Entertainment Writer

January 20, 2016

 1984 by George Orwell has been part of Stimson Middle School's English curriculum for years. Currently, there is a debate on whether the book should be banned from the school. The main argument against the book is that eighth-graders shouldn’t be reading about sex at that age. But just one year ...

Donald Tompkins, North Face Founder, Dies at 72

Donald Tompkins, North Face Founder, Dies at 72

Laura Grajales, Politics Writer

December 24, 2015

Douglas Tompkins, 72, co-founder of outerwear company The North Face  died on Tuesday, December 8.  The later turned conservationist succumbed to hypothermia after his kayak capsized in the freezing waters of Patagonia, Chile. Tompkins and five of his long-time friends had planned a 30 km kayak tr...

Whitman Invites Mayhem into Seniors’ Minds

Whitman Invites Mayhem into Seniors’ Minds

Shayna Greene, Opinion Editor

December 22, 2015

On Friday, December 11, The Mayhem Poets dropped the mike at Walt Whitman with what they called “hip hop mixed with stand-up comedy.” From slam poetry to rap, The Mayhem Poets captivated students that will be going into the world in only a few months. The poets themselves were as diverse as the subjects they...

Saving Long Island’s Past

Saving Long Island’s Past

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

December 9, 2015

In the 1600s, long before the United States was even an idea, an inn was built right here on Long Island. The Milleridge Inn, as it was so dubbed, has lasted over 340 years, surviving revolutions, industrialization, and many acts of nature. However, the Milleridge recently faced its biggest threat to da...

Italian Trip Cancelled After Paris Tragedy

Italian Trip Cancelled After Paris Tragedy

Shannon McHale, News/Features Writer

December 3, 2015

This year’s Italy trip was supposed to take place during February break over the course of eight days. Juniors and seniors would have visited many European cities, including Rome. Students have already paid their deposits and have been excited for the trip since freshman year. Unfortunately, after t...

“Fall Back” or “Spring Forward”: Does It Even Matter?

“Fall Back” or “Spring Forward”: Does It Even Matter?

Ashar Farooq, Opinion Writer

November 24, 2015

How did you feel getting an extra hour of sleep this past Halloween? Awesome, right? Daylight savings time seems like an incredible concept. However, is it time for it to be rewritten in history books? Daylight savings time was established with the passage of Standard Time Act in 1918. Its goal wa...

Q&A With BVS

Q&A With BVS

Cheyenne Madrid

November 20, 2015

It’s been an exciting week to be a Wildcat. Watching BVS lose to Commack last year was heart-breaking--for the community, and for the team. But it made the comeback that much sweeter. As a senior and a fan of BVS, it was an emotional season knowing that this is the last time I would watch this talente...

Weekly Fishing Report

Weekly Fishing Report

Scott McEntee, News Writer

November 19, 2015

Last weekend, I took my first trip aboard the Captree Princess with my grandpa. Upon stepping aboard in the early hours of the morning for the first time, several things struck me about this particular vessel: the high levels of cleanliness, roominess, and overall comfort. For a boat that runs non-stop d...

Adam’s Hope House: Restoring Hope, Saving Lives

Adam’s Hope House: Restoring Hope, Saving Lives

Joseph VanGostein, Managing Editor

November 16, 2015

In the United States, accidental drug overdose is currently the second leading cause of injury-related death for young people. The worst part about this, however, is that all of these deaths are preventable. Huntington resident Naomi Wolf knows firsthand how teen suicide can destroy a family and a com...

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