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FedEx field is one of the many concert venues in the DC area that will be hosting popular artists this summer.

Concerts keep the DMV rocking!

By Tafa Nukator, Assistant Opinions Editor June 9, 2023

With school nearing an end, WCHS students can look forward to ditching the books and finding some fun ways to unwind. Concerts are a great way to get out of the house and enjoy music with friends. The...

Antonio Canovas piece, Adam and Eve Mourning the Dead Abel, is shown in its beginning terracotta stages. The National Gallery of Art will be displaying Canovas sculpting process and practice pieces in the exhibition Canova: Sketching in Clay that will debut on June 11, 2023.

Exhibitions to fill up a monotonous summer schedule

By Clara Young, Copy Editor June 8, 2023

Temperatures rise and the air humidifies as summer climaxes. Days drag on and become repetitive as school creeps closer. Around the midway mark of the work-free season, students begin to feel boredom....

Tulin submitted this picture, featuring WCHS junior Siju Onadipe, to the contest and it is one of his most well-known pieces.

Student art spotlight: Sebastian Tulin

By Nate Levine, Social Media Manager June 8, 2023

WCHS junior Sebastian Tulin has been making waves in the art community with his exceptional and talented photography skills, garnering recognition and earning multiple prestigious awards. Most recently,...

Barbie, and a few other movies that WCHS students will be able to see in theater upon their arrival during the Summer of 2023.

Upcoming movies to check out during the summer of 2023

By Isabella Ngwana, Assistant Online Editor June 3, 2023

The summer is a great time to get together with friends. Enjoy the summer breeze and the carefreeness without the pressures of school. It is also a great time to sleep all day and wake up in the afternoon....

WCHS student Thao Nguyen reads Daisy Jones & The Six in the media center during lunch. Nguyen loves the TV show as well as the book, and is excited to read more this summer.

Best books to unwind with this summer

By Rebecca Dean, Assistant Arts Edtior May 31, 2023

As the classes wind down and AP exams end, many students find themselves surprisingly bored with their newfound free time. The summer is a perfect time to dive into a good book. Here are some intriguing...

Participating in the Palme d’Or competition at the Cannes Film Festival, “The Sweet East” (directed by Sean Price Williams) is a sweeping and dynamic drama  starring Talia Ryder, Earl Cave and Simon Rex.

7 must-see films from Cannes Film Festival

By George Chang, Features Editor May 30, 2023

Founded on September 20, 1946, the Cannes Film Festival has been a curator of taste and a harbinger of film trends for actors, directors and cinephiles all around the world. Along with its prestigious...

XO, Kitty releases on May 18, starring Anna Cathcart as Kitty and featuring many new characters.

“To All the Boys” spin-off series, “Xo, Kitty,” is set to hit Netflix

By Kalena Yee, Features Editor May 16, 2023

Finished with AP exams and need a new show to binge and unwind to? For rom-com lovers, the new Netflix series “XO, Kitty” might be the answer. On May 18, Netflix will release its new spin-off series,...

As “The Mandalorian” season three returned after a two year hiatus, promotional material more prominently featured older characters. Some viewers might have forgotten more crucial characters in that timespan.

“The Mandalorian” season 3 leaves viewers hanging

By Isar Uslu, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

After a long two-year wait, Star Wars fans were finally able to tune into the latest season of the hit Disney+ show “The Mandalorian.'' However, the show that met viewers in early March entered a vastly...

Vibrant colors and nostalgic video game references are among the more notable elements of this film.

New Mario movie is fun, but has a loss of plot originality

By Tafa Nukator, Advertising & Subscriptions Manager May 16, 2023

"It's-a-me, Mario!" If his signature red hat is not enough to identify him, his catch phrase certainly is. This iconic character has long dominated the video game industry, generating nearly 300 games...

Seniors Ian Rubin and Elyssa Shenker took the stage on the evening of April 14 to perform their senior showcase, The Last Five Years. While both actors were on stage for the majority of the show, they only directly interacted with one another during one song.

WCHS Seniors produce “The Last Five Years”

By Caitlin Murphy, Copy Editor May 16, 2023

As the lights dimmed in the WCHS auditorium, the audience’s voices hushed as they waited with bated breaths for the show to begin. Spotlights illuminated the dark stage and the orchestra played their...

Besides playing multiple intruments, WCHS senior Lucy Chen composes her own music, with some of her pieces recognized on all levels

Student Art Spotlight: Lucy Chen

By Jeremy Chung, News Editor May 16, 2023

Imagine sitting down and waiting to hear some of the best orchestra students in the U.S. perform. The stage is set, and the musicians are ready, but instead of an older adult walking onto the stage as...

New romantic comedy, A Tourist’s Guide to Love, follows a travel executive on her visit to Vietnam.

“A Tourist’s Guide to Love” is the perfect romantic comedy

By Melissa Redlich, Features Editor May 10, 2023

A clique travel romantic comedy. What more could someone ask for?  Released on Netflix on April 21st, ‘A Tourist’s Guide to Love’ follows the story of travel executive Amanda Riley (Rachael Leigh...

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