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Are Art and Music Unappreciated at Walt Whitman?

Are Art and Music Unappreciated at Walt Whitman?

Jasmine Haug, Opinion Writer

January 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

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.

Troye Sivan’s New Album

Troye Sivan’s New Album

Sarah Panza, Arts and Entertainment Writer

December 16, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Troye Sivan Mellet, who goes by Troye Sivan, is an up-and-coming Australian singer/songwriter whose face has been popping up all over iTunes lately. After getting a jumpstart from his popular YouTube channel, Troye released his debut album called “Blue Neighborhood” on December 4th. The artist was ...

Former Disney Stars Embark on Sixth Tour Together

Former Disney Stars Embark on Sixth Tour Together

Julia Fisch, Arts and Entertainment Writer

November 25, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Demi Lovato's and Nick Jonas' paths continue to intertwine: the longtime Disney peers have announced an extensive summer tour for next year. Lovato and Jonas are teaming up for “Future Now: The Tour," which opens June 24 in Florida and concludes Sept. 17 in Los Angeles.  The tour will visit over...

Bieber and One Direction Release an Album on the Same Day

Bieber and One Direction Release an Album on the Same Day

Sarah Panza, Arts and Entertainment Writer

November 23, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Justin Bieber and One Direction both released an album on November 13. Justin and 1D have extremely high ratings and because they released new albums on the same day, we will all get to see as the two go head to head.  Their albums may have taken off on the same day, but whose will go further? Just...

How Does Illegally Downloading Music Impact the Music Industry?

How Does Illegally Downloading Music Impact the Music Industry?

Deanna Tabibzada, Arts and Entertainment Writer

November 9, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Is the overwhelming amount of people pirating music negatively affecting everything backing the music that you love? Over 30 billion songs were illegally downloaded between 2004 and 2009, and that already high number has been increasing recently. Illegally downloading music continues to cause a loss of ...

Is Musical Training the Key to a Successful Life?

Is Musical Training the Key to a Successful Life?

Deanna Tabibzada, Lifestyle Writer

November 4, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Researchers are coming to the realization that there is a scientific link between playing an instrument and brain development. James Hudziak, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont said, “What we found was the more a child trained on an instrument, the more accelerated cortical organiza...

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