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High School Anxiety

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...

Try to think of the Good!

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...

sabelle and Doomguy: The friendship that should not have been. 

June 5, 2020

As we approach week 726 of quarantine on our little island in the Atlantic, it feels like we should look back and reflect on how our self-imposed isolation has affected us and the greater world. Many unfortunate...

Are New Year’s Resolutions Even a Big Trend Nowadays?

Are New Year’s Resolutions Even a Big Trend Nowadays?
January 31, 2018

New Year’s 2018 has come and gone, and the air is filled with hope — specifically the hopes of those who wish to finally achieve their long-standing goals of improving themselves, to shed those last...

Editors on the Issues: Midterms

Editors on the Issues: Midterms
January 26, 2018

This week, Whitman students will sit for the inaugural administration of midterms. The ambiguity and suddenness of these exams have proven to be controversial among students and teachers. To fairly preface...

The “Thirteen Reasons Why” Controversy

The “Thirteen Reasons Why” Controversy
May 18, 2017

The new Netflix series “Thirteen Reasons Why” has brought up the need for discussion in the teenage and adult communities. If you are one of the many who have watched this empowering, yet controversial...

Why Being Deep Is Hard

Why Being Deep Is Hard
May 2, 2017

Since the very first communities have been established by humans, societies have formed their own ideologies and culture. From the social pyramid of Egypt, the Indian caste system, and the hierarchical...

The Truth About Common Core

The Truth About Common Core
May 2, 2017

The topic of Common Core standards has been a prominent issue in schools all across America since it was introduced. Many students, no matter how young they may be, have had to use this approach to solving...

La La Land vs. Moonlight: Another Award Show Mixup

La La Land vs. Moonlight: Another Award Show Mixup
May 2, 2017

After the countless racist accusations directed at the 2016 Oscars, this year’s annual awards night was certainly a hot topic. Many movies that showcased people of color, as well as the actors and actresses...

Social Media: Friend or Faux?

Social Media: Friend or Faux?
February 11, 2017

Wikipedia defines social media as “Computer-mediated technologies that allow the creating and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and...

Are Art and Music Unappreciated at Walt Whitman?

Are Art and Music Unappreciated at Walt Whitman?
January 7, 2017
Do high schools offer enough support for art and music? Everyone at school has his or her own niche and talent, whether it be in music, drawing, athletics or theater. However, there is debate over whether or not the arts and the athletic programs receive equal amounts of funding and representation in the district.

Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump

(http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/24/politics/hillary-clinton-donald-trump-cnn-poll-2016-election/)
January 7, 2017
The 2016 presidential election has definitely been one to remember. Supporters of either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump have been unable to fully comprehend the results of this election. Opposing views, especially moral ones, have driven the controversy behind it all, creating even more tension in an already politically divided nation. With all the accusations made this year, some voters were overwhelmed and did not know who they could trust to be the next president, others were extremely supportive of their parties. These two forces clashed this election year, causing a major struggle in the fight for the White House.
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